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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


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2014 MacBook Pro vs MacBook Air comparison review: Apple laptop buying advice UK

The MacBook Air and the Retina MacBook Pro are portable, beautiful and high-performance laptops. But there is a £250 price difference between the…

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How to file UK tax return online: stress-free self-assessment made easy (and why you should trust the tax man)

How to file your UK tax return online. How to use the HMRC website to submit your tax return.

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Sky Now TV Box vs Apple TV comparison review: What's the best streaming box?

The Sky Now TV Box and Apple TV are very different streaming boxes at constrasting prices and features. Find out which is the best for you in our…

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How to use a torrent site in the UK. How to access The Pirate Bay and blocked torrent sites: simple ways to use a VPN to get around ISP block

How to use a VPN to access blocked torrent sites such as The Pirate Bay. How to access The Pirate Bay in the UK. How to use a torrent site.

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How to use System Restore: fix PC problems by rolling back to a working state

System Restore is one of the features that makes Windows worth having - the ability to roll back Windows to a point where you know it was working…

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How to block pop ups: how to get rid of pop ups: Two great ways to prevent pop-up messages in Windows 7 and Windows 8

How to block pop ups: how to get rid of pop up messages. Two great ways to get rid of pop ups in Windows 7 and Windows 8.

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12 most bizarre projects on Kickstarter (most of them from below the waist)

It's not all potato salads and Oculus Rifts you know. We took a dive into Kickstarter's murkiest, quirkiest recesses to find the 12 most bizarre…

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Best scanners of 2014: Scanner reviews, scanners buying advice - what's the best scanner for my business?

The best scanners of 2014. PC Advisor reviews the best scanners you can buy in the UK today. Best scanners reviews.

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15 great Twitter tips and tricks: get started with Twitter, get more from Twitter, and recover when things go wrong

15 great tips and tricks to help you get started with Twitter, get more from Twitter, and recover when things go wrong on Twitter.

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The 10 most ridiculously opulent, mega expensive and utterly stupid gadgets you can't afford

Put your wallet away. You can't spend your money with ridiculous abandon. Here are 10 utterly stupid and pointless, mega expensive gadgets that…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


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Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 hands-on review: High-res tablet takes aim at iPad mini 2 and Nexus 7

Fair enough. We're in the process of building a new site. Can't reduce the ads, but can improve the experience. And, for the record, we…

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Group test: what's the best antivirus?

Leaving all of that aside, because I have addressed it elsewhere and - honestly - I think this is a situation to which people bring prejudice. But…

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What is Black Friday: What you need to know about Apple and Amazon's Black Friday 2013

Usually pretty good. Depends on the individual deal, just keep an eye on the blog. It will be updated all week.

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Xperia Z3 vs iPhone 6 comparison review: Sony slaps Apple in a flagship smartphone face off - but both face challenges in a competitive market

No. Because that is completely different, and would be an utterly facile thing to do.

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Xperia Z3 vs iPhone 6 comparison review: Sony slaps Apple in a flagship smartphone face off - but both face challenges in a competitive market

Me; this website; this site's publishers IDG; Apple; or Sony? Exactly which of the above are you accusing of corruption and breaking UK law? I…

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10 best Facebook games of June 2014

Grow up Niall. Of course it was an accusation, and of course it was false. With monotonous regularity keyboard warriors see fit to accuse author…

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4 things we hate about Windows 10: The worst things about Microsoft's new Windows

We'll I presumed that if you dole it out as often as you do, you can also take it! Apologies though. I presume people know that because I am a mod…

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4 things we hate about Windows 10: The worst things about Microsoft's new Windows

Oh grow up. It says that I was moderating comments from my ipad.For the record I am writing this from my Android phone, and i generally work from…

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WIN: An amazing Christmas Gift bundle worth more than £500

Sorry! The point of the competition for us is to increase use of our social channels.

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