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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 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…

Features: 
Where to buy Samsung Galaxy S5: Galaxy S5 price and UK best deals for Galaxy S5

The Galaxy S5 launches in the UK on 11 April 2014. We find the best UK deals on the Galaxy S5. Here's where to buy the Galaxy S5 in the UK.

Features: 
Best free antivirus for Windows PC, laptop or tablet: secure your PC for free

Six great free antivirus programs for Windows PC, laptop and tablet. The best free antivirus for your PC.


 

Comments by Matt Egan


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…

Video: 
5 reasons why PCs are better than Macs: Mac vs Windows PC - which is best?

A compelling argument. But PC users seem to understand apostrophes better.

Review: 
New Nexus 7 review; the best 7in tablet of 2013

Worth waiting until at least the end of the month I'd say. See what they come out with. Even if it isn't what you want it should make the Nexus 7…

Review: 
Lumia 520 vs Motorola Moto E comparison review: best cheap smartphones you can buy in the UK in 2014

It does not. But it does sell advertising that is targeted at you based on your personal behavioural data, which is harvested from a variety of…

Review: 
Nexus 7 vs new nexus 7 2 comparison review: Which Nexus 7 should I buy?

No fighting spirit here. I'm just doing my job, which is - in part - dealing with trolls who post ridiculous statements such as 'the journalism…

Review: 
Dell Precision M4700 Mobile Workstation review: powerful mobile workstation

That sounds like a terrible experience and you have my sympathy. I'm not here to defend or promote anyone, but I will say that Dell has millions…

Review: 
Nexus 7 vs new nexus 7 2 comparison review: Which Nexus 7 should I buy?

No Fraught. As you know - behind your anonymous username - that is the very opposite of what I am saying.

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LG G Watch review: Android Wear smartwatch is the best around, so far

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How to join Apple's OS X Beta Seed Program: Get OS X Yosemite on your Mac before public release

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Why the BBC iPlayer outage was caused by a DDoS attack: Topsy and Tim isn't *that* popular

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