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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: 
Project Morpheus rumours, release date, price and specs: The virtual reality headset from Sony that is set to revolutionise PS4 gaming

Project Morpheus is the upcoming Oculus Rift rival from Sony. A PS4-compatible virtual-reality headset. In this article we explain what is known…

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How to protect yourself against the Poodle bug: how to avoid Poodle, and why you should care

We explain the Poodle SSLv3 flaw. What you need to do about Poodle, how to avoid Poodle, and why you should care.

Features: 
How to fix iOS 8: ditch iOS 8 by upgrading to iOS 8.1 (or downgrading to iOS 7)

How to get rid of iOS 8: how to upgrade to iOS 8.1 and how to downgrade to iOS 7. How to fix iOS 8.

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iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, 5K iMac launch: as it happened - live blog

Here's what happened at today's Apple special event where the company launched the iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3 plus new Macs.

Review: 
Sony Xperia Z3 vs HTC One M8 comparison review: Two of the best smartphones of 2014 - but which is best?

The Xperia Z3 from Sony is a great handset that has shot straight to the top of our best smartphone and best Android charts. But how does it…

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Lenovo YOGA 3 Pro release date, price and specs: thin-and-light, Quad HD, touchscreen laptop/tablet convertible

Lenovo today announced the YOGA 3 Pro, an ultrathin-and-light laptop/tablet convertible with a Quad HD touchscreen display. Here we explain the…

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Motorola Moto X 2013 vs second-generation, new Moto X 2014 comparison: The 2014 Moto X is better, but how much better? (This much.)

The Moto X is back, and the second-generation 2014 Moto X is a significant upgrade on the original. Here's our Motorola Moto X 2013 vs Moto X 2014…

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Why did Microsoft buy Minecraft? Will Microsoft ruin Minecraft? - Microsoft's Minecraft aquisiton FAQs

Now that the dust has settled on Microsoft's purchase of Minecraft maker Majong, we've taken a long hard look at the deal. Why did Microsoft buy…

News: 
HTC One M8 Max (Prime/Plus) leaks and rumours: release date, specs, UK price, features

We thought it had been suspended, but rumours of an HTC One M8 Prime/Plus are recirculating as the HTC One M8 Max. Here we talk rumoured HTC One…

Video: 
BlackBerry Passport will be great for a few, and awful for many. And that makes it cool

Our BlackBerry Passport video review finds a device that is different in ways both good and bad.


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
Microsoft HoloLens is only good for two things: And they're not holograms

I was talking about the comment to which I initially responded.It's fair comment to say if you believe the article is biased. I don't believe it…

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Group test: what's the best laptop?

You win points for anonymous bravery and zany humour when selecting usernames. Laugh? I nearly did.

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Group test: what's the best laptop?

Guess that makes two of us!

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Microsoft HoloLens is only good for two things: And they're not holograms

Interesting that you are so clear that Chris is somehow biased, when he isn't, whilst displaying such unmitigated bias yourself. Self knowledge is…

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

When it comes out. Not yet finished but probably the Autumn.

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Windows Phone 10 UK release date, price and new features rumours: New Windows Phone OS expected Wednesday

No. What was announced was the opportunity to upgrade will be free for one year. If you leave it for a year and a day you will have to pay…

Features: 
Windows Phone 10 UK release date, price and new features rumours: New Windows Phone OS expected Wednesday

Well it is what Microsoft has said. I'd imagine OEM's will have to pay a licence fee.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 vs iPad mini with Retina display: Apple and Samsung's mini tablets go head to head

Testify! I have been waiting for that comment for years. Bless you.

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