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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: 
HP Voodoo Envy 133 takes on MacBook Air

HP has announced the stunningly thin HP Voodoo Envy 133 laptop PC.

Features: 
After HD-DVD, Toshiba battles Blu-ray once more

Despite copping a thumping in the recent, interminable hi-definition video format wars, rumours suggest that HD-DVD stalwart Toshiba is working on…

Features: 
Pictures: Acer responds to Asus Eee PC

It's mini-laptop madness out there. The Asus Eee PC has for the past year held the high ground in the ultra-cheap, ultraportable laptop market,…

Features: 
Windows Vista's half-term report: must try harder

Hard to believe, but Vista is nearly half-way through its life as Microsoft’s top dog.

Features: 
Hitachi CinemaStar C5K320 and 5K500 hard drives

Hitachi has announced two new internal hard drives: the CinemaStar C5K320 and the CinemaStar 5K500.

Features: 
Teaching kids to cheat smarter

Today brought the news that infamously incompetent exam board Edexcel has developed James Bond-style technology to discourage A-Level and GCSE cheats.

Features: 
Epilepsy on YouTube - freakshow or education?

Epilepsy campaigners today criticised YouTube clips of people having seizures.

Review: 
WhiteSmoke 2008+ Executive review

WhiteSmoke 2008+ Executive is software that aims to improve and edit your writing.

Features: 
Text messaging more expensive than space exploration

Text messaging costs roughly four times as much as downloading data from Nasa's Hubble Space Telescope.

Features: 
Retailer announces GTA IV for the PC

It's not yet announced for the PC, but one German retailer is already taking orders for a Windows version of GTA IV.


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
The UK's best mobile networks revealed: mobile broadband group test

Wonder no more. Of course this article isn't funded by Three, or anyone. To suggest otherwise is to accuse my publisher, Three, and me of…

Features: 
The UK's best mobile networks revealed: mobile broadband group test

No, you should explain. Tell me more!

Features: 
The UK's best mobile networks revealed: mobile broadband group test

Ah, I see. Interesting point, which I now take. Is it possible to have a 4G connection that doesn't do that? I'm not being facetious: we based our…

Features: 
The UK's best mobile networks revealed: mobile broadband group test

Clearly I am not required here :-)

Features: 
The UK's best mobile networks revealed: mobile broadband group test

I have a great sympathy for your experience if it's been bad. But - with respect - I am going to trust our two-day, length-of-the-country test…

Features: 
The UK's best mobile networks revealed: mobile broadband group test

But that's just the point. We spent two days testing in real-world conditions, the length and breadth of the country. We wilfully ignored all the…

Features: 
The UK's best mobile networks revealed: mobile broadband group test

We justify it purely on the basis of the data we gathered. Our methodology is not perfect, none is, but we went to a lot of effort and expense to…

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

That is an advantage for Macs. I expect in many occasions it will be a killer advantage. If I was a true believer I would argue that Mac running…

Review: 
Apple TV vs Chromecast comparison review: Should i buy Apple TV or Chromecast?

Perhaps. It does amuse me though. Would that we never made any mistakes. But a website such as PC Advisor publishes literally hundreds of articles…

Features: 
Best free programs to for Windows 8: personalise Windows 8 with these cool free programs

Yeah, we have a national health service here. You can keep both those options, thanks.

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