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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 is Facebook Privacy Basics? - how to use Facebook Privacy Basics to untag posts, block Friends and share posts with only some people

Facebook Privacy Basics is a tool set up by Facebook designed to give you complete control over what information you share on Facebook, with whom,…

Review: 
Nexus 6 vs HTC One M8 comparison: Nexus 6 offers bleeding edge tech at a decent price - but the HTC One M8 is a great bargain these days

We compare Google's exciting new Nexus 6 with the outstanding HTC One M8. What's the best Android phone? Read our Nexus 6 vs HTC One M8 Android…

Review: 
Nokia N1 vs Galaxy Tab S 8.4 tablet comparison: Samsung Tab S 8.4 offers excellent power, storage and connectivity - but the Nokia N1 will be cheaper

The Nokia N1 is a worthy challenger to the Tab S 8.4 in the Android tablet world. The Samsung Tab is powerful, fully featured, and well priced,…

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Samsung Gear Live video review - cheap and well built Android Wear smartwatch offers array of features but terrible battery life

The Samsung Gear Live is a perfectly fair smartwatch, and it is reasonably inexpensive for an Android Wear device. But, really, what is the point?…

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Samsung Gear Live video review - cheap and well built Android Wear smartwatch offers array of features but terrible battery life

The Samsung Gear Live is a perfectly fair smartwatch, and it is reasonably inexpensive for an Android Wear device. But, really, what is the point?…

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How to use SHARE play on PlayStation 4: Use SHARE play on PS4 to share your gameplay, have a multiplayer game, or hand over the controller to a friend

We explain how to use SHARE play on your PS4. Use SHARE play to share your gameplay, have a multiplayer game, or hand over the controller to a friend.

Review: 
Tesco Hudl 2 vs Nexus 7 tablet comparison: the best cheap tablet you can buy

The Nexus 7 is still available to buy in the UK, and at current prices it's a great buy. But the Tesco Hudl 2 is a staggeringly good buy. What is…

Features: 
What happens to smart heating when the internet is broken, there's a power outage, or the batteries run out?

We explain what to happens to smart thermostats and zoned smart-heating when there is a power cut or the Wi-Fi breaks. Includes Nest, Hive, Tado,…

Review: 
Samsung Gear Live review: Android Wear smartwatch is decent value, but I still wouldn't buy

The Samsung Gear Live is a relatively inexpensive smartwatch that runs Android Wear. Is it worth your wearing? Find out in our Samsung Gear Live…

Review: 
Amazon Fire Phone vs iPhone 6 comparison: Cheaper Fire Phone is great for watching and shopping, but not much else

Find out why the iPhone 6 will offer better value than the Amazon Fire Phone for only some users, in our Amazon Fire Phone vs iPhone 6 comparison,…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Review: 
HP Envy 23 review: great specifications but disappointing image quality

Impossible to know what the variables were, unfortunately. But a fair point worth considering in the round.

Features: 
Battle of the browsers 2013: which is the best web browser for Windows?

Ah. You like to troll. How is that working out for you?

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Sony Xperia Z4 UK release date, price and specs rumours

Bless you! Not sure where I became relevant, but for the record: I bought an iPhone 3G about six years ago, and am posting this from my LG G3.

Features: 
Budget smartphones

A bit too expensive for this list. Great handset.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy S6 release date and specs rumours: When will the Galaxy S6 come out?

Xioami sells many more smartphones than does Apple, I believe.

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How to delete Android devices from Google Play store

Ouch. How does Roy feel about starting a sentence with 'also'?

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How to watch Samsung Galaxy S5 launch event live: follow the Samsung Unpacked 5 press conference

Fair point. We use the same page as lots of people bookmark it. Does make the comments a little confusing!

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Battle of the browsers 2013: which is the best web browser for Windows?

I'm not making an argument. You hinted that we were somehow paid to promote Google Chrome. I called you on it: we weren't, we would never do that,…

Features: 
Battle of the browsers 2013: which is the best web browser for Windows?

For the record, the onus is most definitely not on us to disprove false accusations of corruption. But I am always happy to do so. (And I presume…

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6 best budget gaming PCs 2014: What's the best low-cost gaming PC you can buy in the UK?

We are working on a new responsive site that will ease some of these issues. Thanks for your patience. (Sent from my own Lg g3!)

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Samsung Galaxy S5 vs S6 comparison: What's new in the Samsung Galaxy S6

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Samsung: King of the Androids (or MWC, at least)

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How to send feedback to Apple, and why you should: Tell Apple if its products suck!