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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: 
How to upgrade to Windows 7 from XP: install Windows 7 on XP PC or laptop

We explain how to install Windows 7 on a laptop or PC running Windows XP.

Video: 
At this price the Lumia 1320 is the only budget phablet you should buy - Lumia 1320 video review

In this Nokia Lumia 1320 video review, we find that the latest big-screen Windows Phone is the first budget phablet you should buy.

Features: 
How to make money from free apps: turn your free application into a gold mine

We outline five great ways that you can make a free app make you money.

Review: 
HTC One M8 vs Galaxy S5 smartphone comparison: HTC One M8 is stylish and slick, Galaxy S5 robust... which is the best Android?

The HTC One M8 will duke it out with the Galaxy S5 to be the best phone of 2014. We've tested both the Galaxy S5 and the HTC One M8 to help you…

Video: 
Xperia Z2 Tablet is the first Android tablet that rivals or beats the iPad Air: Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet video review

Watch as we review the Xperia Z2 Tablet, a full HD 10.1in Android tablet that is thinner and lighter - and may even be faster - than the iPad Air.…

Features: 
How to disable and enable subtitles in Windows Media Centre: can't get rid of the subtitles in Windows Media Centre!

We explain how to remove subtitles when watching movies and TV via Windows Media Centre. Also: how to enable subtitles in Windows Media Centre.

Review: 
Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet review: slim, light, powerful Android tablet is best iPad Air alternative

Sony's Xperia Z2 Tablet is a slim, light, and powerful Android tablet that's good-looking too. The Xperia Z2 Tablet is the tablet to rival the…

Features: 
How to view laptop specs; what graphics card, CPU and OS is on your laptop or PC? How much RAM is in Windows or Mac?

How to check the CPU, RAM, OS and graphics card in any Windows or Mac PC or laptop. Here's how to view your laptop's specification.

Review: 
MeElectronics Atlas Orion review: cheap on-ear headphones offer decent audio and build quality

The Atlas Orion from MeElectronics is a set of wired headphones that offers decent audio for a more than decent price. Here's our MeElectronics…

Review: 
Nokia Lumia 1320 review: large-screen Windows Phone a great deal for first-time buyers

The Nokia Lumia 1320 is a large-screen Windows Phone with mid-range specs and a mid-range price. The Lumia 1320 will make a good purchase for…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
GTA 5 release date, features, maps and rumours

Click bait? I don't follow. The story totally stacks up.

Features: 
GTA 5 release date, features, maps and rumours

So, what - every story should be aimed at everyone in the world? I appreciate what you are saying, and the way you are saying it. But look at it…

Features: 
GTA 5 release date, features, maps and rumours

You are a very rude, dull poster.I believe they have websites in Australia? (I realise you are a little pushed for culture down there but I was I…

Features: 
Is it legal to download YouTube videos?

We are - very clearly - not advising any such thing. We're giving you the legal info. What you choose to do with that information is up to you.

Features: 
Group test: what's the best smartphone?

So which is it? (And, you know, why?)

Features: 
How to use Windows Live Family Safety

Give us a clue: what language is this?

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 vs iPad Air: the big tablets compared

'I'm not being biased in any way'. 'I hate Apple'. Erm...

Review: 
Android L vs iOS 8 comparison preview: Apple vs Google software showdown

Perhaps you'd like to educate us? Currently you've just copied and pasted a bit of an article.

News: 
Windows 8 'Threshold' update will be Windows 9

You're quite right. Apple used to do it semi deliberately, then Samsung took it to a whole new level with the Galaxy S3. Now all tech companies…

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