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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 remove a virus - how to clean PC and laptop of virus, spyware and other malwares. Clean up your PC after infection

How to remove a virus from your PC or laptop. Get rid of virus, spyware and other malware from your PC or laptop. Clean up any PC or laptop after…

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Why Google Wallet isn't coming to the UK any time soon: There is no Google Wallet UK release date

There is no Google Wallet UK release date: and here is why. Bringing Google Wallet to the UK would be expensive, tough and time consuming. And it…

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A tribute to Julian Moss: 1953 - 2014

It is with deep sadness that PC Advisor recently learned of the untimely death of Julian Moss, who lost a long and bravely fought battle with…

Review: 
Heat Genius review: smart home heating system can save you money, will keep you warm - and it's wireless

Heat Genius is a smart home heating system, designed to save you fuel and money by heating only the parts of the house that you use, only when you…

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Nexus 9 vs iPad Air 2 comparison: which is the best flagship 9in tablet? It's Android vs iPad in our Nexus 9 vs iPad Air 2 shoot out

We compare the Nexus 9 and the iPad Air 2: which is the best flagship 9in tablet? Read our Nexus 9 vs iPad Air 2 comparison to find out.

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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.

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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…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


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Windows 7 vs Windows 8: whats the best upgrade from XP?

Windows 8 is Windows 7 plus the aspects you describe. And measurably faster, with baked in AV.

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

I just want to know what this comment is!

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

I can assure that no comments have been deleted on this article, and there has been no site downtime today. Sounds like a local problem at your end.

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Group test: what's the best laptop?

To answer your points in order - we update this article several times a month as new laptops become available. So I'm not sure at what point we…

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HP Z1 G2 Workstation review: iMac rival is powerful all-in-one that can be easily opened and upgraded

Hi Phillip. The review is nearly a year old, so it's possible the product is no longer available. (I don't personally know this, but HP is not a…

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6 best cloud storage services - 2014's best online storage sites revealed

Nah. Fair comment. And I haven't got time to sue everybody.

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Group test: what's the best Android antivirus?

Then I can suggest only that you never use any smartphones or laptops.

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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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Apple says Watch April release date 'not confirmed' for the UK

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