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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: 
Printer makers: give us cheap, high-quality prints

It was long a sacred truth among printer manufacturers: to part punter and cash, slash cost of hardware, stick impressive (and unrealistic) print…

Review: 
Datawind PocketSurfer2 R review

Datawind's PocketSurfer2 R is a contract-free mobile web-surfing device that works wherever there's GPRS coverage - but does nothing else.

Features: 
Nigerian 419 scammers ditch email for Facebook

So-called '419' email scams are a threat recognised by most, even in these cash-starved, dream-rich times. But the crooks behind the 'I'm a…

Features: 
After Vista and XP, what then?

And don't just scream ‘Windows 7', ladies, life's not that simple. There are many and several operating systems in our collective computing…

Review: 
WhiteSmoke General Writing 2009 review

WhiteSmoke General Writing 2009 aims to improve upon WhiteSmoke 2008 with a revamped user interface, updated style-checking engine and relevant…

Features: 
'Steve Jobs heart attack' report batters Apple shares

Apple's share price took a plunge last week, after rumours that Steve Jobs had suffered a heart attack spread online. And now the US Securities…

Features: 
Harvard honours ridiculous research

The technology world lives and dies by the quality of R&D. Necessity may be the mother of invention, but researchers, beavering away in labs,…

Features: 
Your bank doesn't care if you get ripped off

Viewing your mortgage statement ankle deep in the debris of the world's banking 'system', you may have missed this little gem, but PC Advisor…

Features: 
What is most the important part of your security suite?

In a world where the number of individual pieces of malware is measured in the millions, security vendors and online crooks are involved in a…

Features: 
Security giants put their heads in the cloud

Autumn is upon us, and we're deep into the annual security software slugfest, where antimalware vendors large and small try to cram ‘new'…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Review: 
2TB Sky+HD box review

Hi Elaine. I am indeed still here (they will have to wheel me out) but I'm afraid I don't know the answer to your question. I suspect it will work…

News: 
HTC to make last Nexus tablet: Nexus 9 release date, price and specs

Again, I disagree: there is plenty of useful information on this page. I don't claim for a second that there is no other page like it on the…

Features: 
New Nexus 6 release date, rumoured specs and features: When is the new Nexus 6 coming out?

Well if you find it let me know. There are plenty of plagiarising sites out there.

Features: 
New Nexus 6 release date, rumoured specs and features: When is the new Nexus 6 coming out?

David, you can argue about all the other points, but I can assure you that 'October 13' means October 2013. That is our house style and has been…

News: 
iPhone 6 release date: When will Apple's next iPhone arrive?

Perhaps (although on this side of the pond a 'douche' is a French shower). I do understand the difference between 'your' and 'you're', however.…

News: 
HTC to make last Nexus tablet: Nexus 9 release date, price and specs

I disagree. There is plenty of good information on this page. But then looking at the general tenor of your comments on other sides, I can see…

Features: 
New Nexus 6 release date, rumoured specs and features: When is the new Nexus 6 coming out?

I do. That's why we cite source and info. So you can make an informed judgment.

Features: 
Android 4.5 release date and features: When will the next version of Android (Lollipop) come out?

Well I'm always delighted that anyone would take the time to reply. (And I am mortified that he thought I was genuinely standing on ceremony with…

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