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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


News: 
Ikee iPhone worm hacker lands lucrative job

The hacker who created the Ikee iPhone worm because 'he was bored', may be smarter than he first appeared. Ashley Towns has shown no regret over…

Features: 
Apple's no-smoking warranty nonsense

I'm not a smoker. I don't enjoy being in the presence of cigarette smoke. But I still had mixed feelings about the UK workplace smoking ban.

Features: 
Good, clean fun: but what is Twitter for?

Ask even the most avid Twitter fan to explain the benefits of their obsession, and it will take them considerably more than 140 characters to come…

Features: 
Do Macs need security software?

Actually, the question should be: when will Macs start to need security software? It's going to happen sometime, Macfans, and you might as well…

Features: 
Go mobile: How to get online wherever you are

To stay ahead the modern workforce has to stay connected even when they're far from the office. Here's a run-down of the easiest, and least…

Features: 
How Windows 7 benefits IT admins

Windows 7 and the enterprise. How IT admins can use Windows 7 to improve security for end users.

Features: 
How to use Windows 7 to improve network security

End users are the biggest security risk in any enterprise. Here's how network admins can use Windows 7 to secure their data.

Features: 
Web 3.0: the shopping centre web

If Web 2.0 was the two-way, user generated, cool internet, Web 3.0 will be the era of post-search rationalisation. The shopping centre web. The…

Features: 
Windows 7: consumer heaven?

Kudos to Microsoft: Windows Vista is iconic. Even outside the confines of the tech ghetto, Vista is now a byword for failure, recently appearing…

Features: 
How green IT can save your business money

10 ways in which your business can save money and help the environment by creating and implementing a green IT policy.


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
Top 10 Android Lollipop tips, tricks and hidden features: The best bits of Android L

'Click bait', that's debatable but your opinion to which you are entitled.'People from countries whose names we can't spell are hired to write…

Features: 
How to use System Restore to fix a Windows 8 PC or laptop

This explains our position (which may change): http://www.techadvisor.co.uk/o...

Features: 
How to stop autoplaying ads, videos and media on web pages: stop videos autoplaying in Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer

Yes, we certainly do. This explains our current thinking, but it is constantly up for review: http://www.techadvisor.co.uk/o...

Review: 
Apple Watch vs Huawei Watch comparison preview: What's the difference?

Certain irony in the punctuation in this post.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Sony Xperia Z4 comparison: What to expect from the smartphone market leaders in 2015

So we should never compare any products unless it is Samsung and Apple? Odd viewpoint.

Features: 
How to manually upgrade an Android smartphone or tablet

'Full of links to other parts of the site' is an odd criticism!

Features: 
Oculus Rift release date, specs and features: Oculus Rift set to change the way we play, how we experience events and places

No idea what that means. I'm gonna presume it was a compliment. Thanks!

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What is Google Photos? How to back up and share all of your photos for free

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Why I think the Apple Watch sucks and you'd be mad to buy it

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