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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: 
What's your tech product of 2008?

According to PC Advisor readers, the best product of 2008 was... Windows XP Service Pack 3.

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How to: is your PC ready for Windows 7?

The first beta of Windows 7 is available for download. However, after the Vista-ready debacle, regular Windows watchers will be leery of…

Features: 
French and German police can hack your PC

Police from around Europe can now routinely hack into your PC and browse your data - without requiring even a warrant.

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Eurocrash: get ready for Millennium Bug II

As if the banking industry didn't have enough to worry about, some software experts are warning of a potential catastrophe: and it's all to do…

News: 
Asus Eee Top 1602: review of reviews

PC Advisor rounds up reviews of the Asus Eee Top 1602. What's the verdict on Asustek's iMac killer?

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Asus Eee Top 1602 video review

PC Advisor takes a look at the Asus Eee Top, a low-cost alternative to Apple's iMac, that has a touchscreen, a portable keyboard and a similar…

Features: 
Vista SP2 won't keep Google off your desktop

Vista SP2 is here. Principally comprising fixes to problems inherent with Microsoft's ‘greatest ever' OS, Windows Vista SP2's big…

Features: 
Google tests secret operating system

Something's stirring in the Googledome. According to web analysts Net Applications, Google employees are testing a secret operating system.…

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5 ways to shop smarter and beat online gripes

According to a survey from IMRG and Capgemini, which hoovered up data from 60 UK retail websites, Monday 8 December will be the biggest online…

News: 
14 simple tips to improve your computing life

Just because PC software and hardware has the potential to make life easier, it doesn’t mean it always does. In this age of rapid technological…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
Microsoft phone scam: don't be a victim

Hey 'Truthman', I am nothing of the sort. Not least because I am nothing to do with the US, the .co.uk should tell you that. I'm a long way from…

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What's the best free email service? We compare the top five providers

It is in my profile, which is clearly marked as a Moderator. Or should I start every post with 'as editor in chief...'

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

Yup. And 15 million in September. You don't like our site, and you are entitled to say so. But lots of people love it.

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

It was actually 15 million in September. (Numbers 'made up' by Google.)

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HP Chromebook 14 review: the best way to enjoy Chrome OS on a large screen

It's not ideal, but we can review only what manufacturers supply (and it is still on sale). As to 'disappearing', 15 million readers last month…

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6 best cloud storage services - 2014's best online storage sites revealed

It's all good fun, thanks. And it pays my mortgage.

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iPhone 6 review: best ever iPhone is very good... but no longer the best phone you can buy

I have nothing but respect for our readers. Perhaps this helps explain the situation: http://www.techadvisor.co.uk/o...

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6 best cloud storage services - 2014's best online storage sites revealed

A fair point of view, honestly expressed. Makes it tough for me to argue. Can't you just flame?

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

Great. I didn't understand that, but great.

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Microsoft smartwatch release date, price and specs rumours: Launching within a few weeks

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Why you shouldn't buy the iPad mini 3: No wonder Apple gave it 10 seconds of stage time

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Halloween Photoshop tutorials: 13 masterclasses for horrifying art, designs and type

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Should I upgrade from Mavericks to OS X 10.10 Yosemite? What you need to know before updating to...