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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: 
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…

Features: 
80% of UK users don't trust businesses with data

Nearly four out of five people in Britain believe their personal information is unsafe with commercial websites and businesses. And they think…

Features: 
Phoney 'AntiVirus 2008' codec blackmails users

Security software firm PC Tools is reporting that 'surprisingly high numbers' of users have been duped by a dodgy codec named: …

Features: 
Windows 7 screenshots: look, but don't get excited

Despite Microsoft's desires and best efforts, screenshots of Microsoft Windows 7, M3 Build 6780, just keep on popping up on the internet.

Features: 
Eugene Kaspersky: 'no such thing as 100% secure software'

Despite being the co-founder of one the decade's most successful security software vendors, Eugene Kaspersky doesn't think software alone can…

Features: 
Traditional antivirus will die in the next two years

For the vast majority of users, at least, the current model of paying for and installing separate online security software products for each…

Review: 
Papershow review

Papershow is a presentational tool with a difference - it comprises a big fat ball point pen that doubles as a Bluetooth pointer, a Bluetooth…

Features: 
How to protect your laptop and data from thieves

As various civil servants know only too well, thousands of laptops are lost and stolen each year. Here, we'll show you how to enhance your chances…

Features: 
Symantec says 'Ola' to faster, lighter online security

Today I have been mostly watching Symantec launch Norton Internet Security 2009 in a lovely hotel in Madrid. Tough gig.

News: 
Symantec launches Norton Internet Security 2009

Symantec today launched Norton Internet Security 2009, and Norton AntiVirus 2009. The company claims that the updated internet security suite and…


 

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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