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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: 
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.

Review: 
International Cricket Captain 2008 review

The sports side of resource management games has long been sewn up by soccer-management sims such as Championship Manager and Football Manager.…

Features: 
Muslim Massacre game: tasteless beyond parody

It's one of those 'write-by-numbers' stories: über-violent/raunchy/politically incorrect game appears, and the Right-Thinking Majority rush…

Features: 
Firefox rival, Vista killer... what is Google Chrome?

On the face of it, the answer is simple: Google Chrome is an open-source web browser and, as such, will be aiming to blow Mozilla Firefox out of…

Review: 
BT Total Broadband with BT ToGo review

People are more likely to change spouse (okay, bank) than ISP, so ISPs need their existing customers to cough up for more services - enter BT's…

Features: 
Microsoft slaps Google with IE8: the 'porn browser'

You remember Internet Explorer, right? Rubbish web browser used only by people who clung to AOL dialup until someone told them t'interweb lives in…

Features: 
In space, no-one can hear you scream: 'malware!'

A password-stealing worm is leaping out of the distended hard drives of PCs on board NASA's International Space Station, according to the space…

Features: 
Relax, it's the Gates and Seinfeld show

Jerry Seinfeld was once a very funny and popular man. Bill Gates... not so much.


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
AMD vs Intel: which processor is best?

Not really. This is our site and we set the rules. One of which is that we don't tolerate baseless and defamatory accusations of corruption. So…

News: 
HTC to make last Nexus tablet: Nexus 9 release date, price and specs

It's not correct even in the US Sheldon, and this *is* a UK website. But I don't suppose it really matters.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 vs iPad Air: the big tablets compared

Sorry to disappoint you! There's little more annoying nor unfair than someone with a clear bias accusing us of bias. I call it when I see it.

Features: 
Samsung Gear VR vs Oculus Rift comparison: Gear VR vs Oculus Rift (DK2) display, design, UK price, availability and more

I'm not sure we suggest anyway that the dk2 isn't available? Talking about a future consumer release in 2015. Incidentally, I'd be delighted to…

News: 
Windows 8 'Threshold' update will be Windows 9

Not to butt in, but if I want the calculator I just hit Windows, Q and type 'calc'. Searching for programs is fast and intuitive. But the oddness…

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

Thanks. I genuinely didn't understand the BBB comment.

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

Now that is just mean. And wrong on your main point. He meant 4.5, as I think is clear. Interesting thing: I know Chris and he is neither crappy…

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

I don't think I am delusional. I also see *all* the comments and all the user stats, which gives me a better picture of all-round user…

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Windows 9 and the death of the OS as a must-have product

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