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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: 
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…

Features: 
MoD goon leaves secret data laptop in pub

Stop me if you've heard this before: an MoD laptop with top secret, unencrypted data about the movements of British troops has been found in a…

Features: 
Illegal downloaders face UK internet ban

The government wants to ban from the web internet users who illegally download music and films.

Features: 
47% of men 'would give up sex for a 50in plasma TV'

According to a Comet poll that questioned 2,000 people, 47 percent of UK men would give up sex for six months to bag a 50in plasma TV set.

News: 
PC Advisor's 30 great Valentine's day gifts

It's not too late spoil your loved one this 14 February. Whether you're aiming to woo a new flame or simply keep the home fires burning, we've got…

News: 
Evesham Technology on the brink?

Evesham Technology may be about to finally cease trading, after PC Advisor received complaints from readers suggesting that the troubled PC maker…

Features: 
Virgin Media cleared of lying over ADSL speeds

The Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) has dismissed accusations that a Virgin Media broadband ad suggested DSL ISPs lie about the speed and…

Features: 
BBC investigates Nintendo DS for 'racism'

The BBC's Watchdog team is investigating the Nintendo DS game 'Dr Kawashima's Brain Training' and its apparent inability to recognise regional…

Features: 
Google bosses in three-way love romp

Google's top brass has pledged to stay together forever. Well, for 20 years anyway - and you'd get less for murder.

Features: 
AVG aims to make web surfing safe again

As well as the usual antivirus, antispyware and firewall protection, AVG 8.0 - the upcoming internet security suite from AVG - aims to make…


 

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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