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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


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'…

Features: 
120 idiots give up password for £5 M&S voucher

Don't believe a word about the world-weary, cynical ways of Londoners. When an independent research company this week approached 200 random people…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Review: 
Gigabyte P35W v2 review - slim and light laptop provides high-end gaming performance at accessible price

With respect Simon, we can publish only what happens during our tests. Perhaps the other site had a faulty unit? It seems odd that you would…

Features: 
How to sell on eBay: 30 tips and tricks for making more money

I'm not going to delete it, but I am going to suggest you prove it or withdraw the allegation.

Review: 
Asus Memo Pad 7 review: A competitive new entry into the budget tablet market

That's actually a good point. It's a mistake. Page should open on it. Thanks.

Review: 
Apple Watch vs Motorola Moto 360 comparison review: watches that are as beautiful as they are smart

Interesting points all, but I'm still not sure how that makes this click bait.

Features: 
10 best Facebook games of June 2014

What does 'how much did you get for this article' mean?

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

Ha! I think we're a bit more sophisticated than that. (And in August it was 13 million, as it goes.)

Review: 
Apple Watch vs Motorola Moto 360 comparison review: watches that are as beautiful as they are smart

David. David, David, David. You are of course entitled to opine, but you are not entitled to accuse one of my colleagues of being corrupt, and…

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