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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: 
Phoney 'AntiVirus 2008' codec blackmails users

Security software firm PC Tools is reporting that 'surprisingly high numbers' of users have been duped by a dodgy codec named: …

Features: 
Windows 7 screenshots: look, but don't get excited

Despite Microsoft's desires and best efforts, screenshots of Microsoft Windows 7, M3 Build 6780, just keep on popping up on the internet.

Features: 
Eugene Kaspersky: 'no such thing as 100% secure software'

Despite being the co-founder of one the decade's most successful security software vendors, Eugene Kaspersky doesn't think software alone can…

Features: 
Traditional antivirus will die in the next two years

For the vast majority of users, at least, the current model of paying for and installing separate online security software products for each…

Review: 
Papershow review

Papershow is a presentational tool with a difference - it comprises a big fat ball point pen that doubles as a Bluetooth pointer, a Bluetooth…

Features: 
How to protect your laptop and data from thieves

As various civil servants know only too well, thousands of laptops are lost and stolen each year. Here, we'll show you how to enhance your chances…

Features: 
Symantec says 'Ola' to faster, lighter online security

Today I have been mostly watching Symantec launch Norton Internet Security 2009 in a lovely hotel in Madrid. Tough gig.

News: 
Symantec launches Norton Internet Security 2009

Symantec today launched Norton Internet Security 2009, and Norton AntiVirus 2009. The company claims that the updated internet security suite and…

Features: 
Post office to launch mobile phone network?

Multiple reports today suggested that her majesty's Post Office is contemplating following up its broadband success with a mobile phone network.

Review: 
iRiver Lplayer review

iRiver's Lplayer is an 8GB portable media player so small and cute you'll want to take it home and adopt it. And at 41g, it's no heavyweight, either.


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Review: 
Asus Memo Pad 7 review: A competitive new entry into the budget tablet market

That's actually a good point. It's a mistake. Page should open on it. Thanks.

Review: 
Apple Watch vs Motorola Moto 360 comparison review: watches that are as beautiful as they are smart

Interesting points all, but I'm still not sure how that makes this click bait.

Features: 
10 best Facebook games of June 2014

What does 'how much did you get for this article' mean?

Features: 
Android 4.5 release date and features: When will the next version of Android (Lollipop) come out?

Ha! I think we're a bit more sophisticated than that. (And in August it was 13 million, as it goes.)

Review: 
Apple Watch vs Motorola Moto 360 comparison review: watches that are as beautiful as they are smart

David. David, David, David. You are of course entitled to opine, but you are not entitled to accuse one of my colleagues of being corrupt, and…

Review: 
Apple Watch vs Motorola Moto 360 comparison review: watches that are as beautiful as they are smart

Fair enough. Thanks for understanding. And please keep posting (criticism expected)!

Review: 
Toshiba Encore Mini hands-on review: 7in Windows 8.1 tablet is cheap but almost unusable

I would definitely buy a tablet mate of garbage. It would be a bold style statement! (I appreciate that wasn't your point.) We'll get this device…

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