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Matt Egan

Matt Egan

Matt Egan is editor-in-chief of PC Advisor, having worked for the UK's best-read technology magazine and website since 2003. A passionate technology fan who writes on subjects as diverse as internet security, social media and Windows, in his spare time Matt enjoys playing football (badly) and singing in a band (also badly).


 

Articles by Matt Egan


Features: 
CeBIT: AMD comes out swinging

In recent years AMD has struggled to hang on to the coat-tails of Intel (or 'our rival') as AMD execs say, eschewing the 'I word'.

Features: 
CeBIT: XP-based Asus Eee PC - I WANT ONE

Note to Father Christmas: I realise that your big day is a ways off, but I am going to be a good boy, and I do want an Asus Eee PC. One with an…

Features: 
Samsung unveils worlds smallest colour laser printers

Samsung Electronics yesterday here at CeBIT launched what it claims are the world's 'smallest and quietest colour printer and multifunction…

Features: 
CeBIT: Samsung wants your business

Samsung was quick out of the blocks here at CeBIT, yesterday announcing a raft of products before Hannover's uber tradeshow had even begun.

Features: 
Format war: what is it good for?

In the case of Blu-ray vs HD DVD, not a lot. Unless, that is, you have a vested interest in reducing consumer confidence, spending tech-company…

News: 
Hard disks vs flash drives: the verdict

According to Hitachi Global Storage director Larry Swezey, the future is bright for hard disk drives (HDDs) - despite the growing popularity of…

Features: 
Guardian blogger forced offline by boring idiots

Last week Max Gogarty, a 19-year-old gap-year student, had to shut down his backpacking blog on the Guardian, after users swamped his one and only…

Features: 
BBC to put TV shows on iTunes

The BBC will this week start offering BBC TV shows on the iTunes Store.

Features: 
16 percent of Xbox 360 consoles will fail

Microsoft's Xbox 360 games console has a staggering 16.4 percent chance of breaking down. The failure rate for PlayStation 3 and Wii consoles, by…

Features: 
5,000 patient records on stolen hospital laptop

A laptop which held the private records of more than 5,000 hospital patients has been stolen. And no, you haven't read this story before. That was…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Galaxy S5 comparison review: New flagship only adds a few features

I suppose so. I guess we're all working this out. My take is that we are providing this information free of charge to readers, so I'm not sure if…

Review: 
Microsoft Windows 8 review

No worries! You are of course entitled to your opinion. Don't ever be afraid to say what you feel. But we totally appreciate your apology.

Review: 
Microsoft Windows 8 review

Oh, Rabin. You realise you've just impugned the good name of the author, the world's largest tech media company *and* Microsoft. No payment was…

Review: 
Motorola Moto G hands-on review: A mid-range smartphone at a budget price

Certainly. Any smartphone will be Wi-Fi enabled, and can connect to your home network just as does your laptop. It will also log on to other…

Review: 
Galaxy S5 vs iPhone 5S comparison review: big, brash Android vs slight, beautiful iPhone - which one are you?

I'm not sure it is relevant, but I use both an iPhone 5 and a BlackBerry Z10. Both work supplied. The last two phones I purchased were a Moto G…

Review: 
Lexmark C522n

Not sure I understand the criticism. Should we take it down?

Features: 
What is Google Glass? Everything you need to know

Point 'em out and we'll change them. Msitakes happen.

Review: 
Sennheiser Momentum Black review: bloated bass-focused headphone

Well Andrew has more than 20 years' experience in Hi-Fi and audio. So I'm gonna go with him.

Features: 
Group test: what's the best smartphone?

Not yet available in the UK, so we haven't had opportunity to do proper testing, and we don't do guess work.

Features: 
Group test: what's the best laptop?

No meds but I *have* had two coffees this morning. That could be it. (I have no intention of quitting, BTW, although in this game you are only…

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LG G Watch release date, price and specs: Hands-on and pictures

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Apple financial results: iPhones, iPads & Macs sales for Apple's Q2 2014, plus shares to split

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Twitter - not news

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