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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


News: 
Apple announces new iPods at annual music event

At Apple's annual music event in San Francisco tonight, Steve Jobs announces redesigned versions of every flavour of Apple iPod. He demonstrated…

News: 
Steve Jobs introduces Apple iOS 4.1

Steve Jobs today unveiled the latest update of Apple's mobile operating system: Apple iOS 4.1. iOS 4.1 launches today for iPhone, iPad and iPod.

Features: 
How to get 150,000 Twitter followers

Despite sharing every banal aspect of my life in mind-numbing detail, I remain some way short of 150,000 Twitter followers. Even the mighty PC…

Features: 
Opinion: the Windows upgrade cycle gives me face ache

What do you want from your PC's next operating system - stability and security, or 'exciting' new features? I know what I want...

Review: 
Nuance Dragon NaturallySpeaking 11 Premium review

It's taken two years for Nuance to update its market-leading voice recognition software Dragon NaturallySpeaking. We liked version 10, so what's…

News: 
Dell dumps Ubuntu PCs from website

Despite previously claiming that Linux systems are safer than those running Windows, PC maker Dell has stopped selling computers pre-installed…

News: 
Govt clamps down on sales of stolen mobile phones

Roughly 100,000 stolen UK mobile phone handsets are being sold every year in a business that is worth around £4 million. And because stolen mobile…

News: 
iPhone users hit by shock data-roaming charges

Some Apple iPhone users have received hefty bills after foreign trips, despite switching off data-roaming.

Features: 
Opinion: why Windows Phone 7 has to succeed

If Windows Phone 7 isn't a game-changing success, Microsoft can wave goodbye as Apple and Google disappear over the horizon.

Review: 
Let's Present review

Let's Present is cross-platform presentation software designed as a cheaper alternative to Microsoft PowerPoint.


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
5 reasons why PCs are better than Macs: Mac vs Windows PC - which is best?

'People like you deserve to be homeless'. Wow. Your parents must be so proud.

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Group test: what's the best PDF software?

It certainly is. Apology accepted. In the UK it is illegal to post vendor content as editorial content. It's also morally bankrupt.We do publish…

Features: 
Group test: what's the best PDF software?

I don't care what you think it looks like, I'd appreciate it if you didn't express the opinion that this site or our authors are corrupt.

Features: 
Group test: what's the best graphics card?

We regularly update this story to keep up with the market. It's been on the URL for around five years. We have previously deleted all the older…

Features: 
22 funny things old people do with tech

Lol. In both senses!

Features: 
How to remove Google Search bar on Android: Get rid of that annoying Google Search bar from your Android's homescreen, without rooting your phone

You don't want to remove it, and that's fine. Other people do! (And if you read the article, you don't need to remove Google Now to remove the…

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

I do get paid: I am paid by this site's publisher to remain independent (that's how we all get paid). I'm also paid to be a journalist, which is…

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Apple promises developers better stability, performance for Swift

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Why Apple is/isn’t building a car: statement of facts

IDG UK Sites

How to tell what colour 'that' dress actually is using Photoshop (it’s blue)

IDG UK Sites

Apple Watch release date & UK price rumours: Watch event announced for 9 March