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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: 
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.

Review: 
Orange Mobile Broadband review

Orange Mobile Broadband costs £15 a month for up to 3GB. You have to sign up for 18 months.


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
New Nexus 6 release date, rumoured specs and features: When is the new Nexus 6 coming out?

You have a good imagination, but you know much less than you think. You also credit us with a lot more cynicism than we can muster. Our commercial…

Review: 
Motorola Moto G vs Samsung Galaxy S3 smartphone comparison review: which is the best budget Android phone?

Seems reasonable! I'm trying to work out why anything would have autoplayed in this page. Not sure it should have. We autoplay only when the video…

Review: 
iPhone 6 Plus review: Apples biggest and best phone yet but it's not for everyone

Now Mark, I think you know it lacks expandable storage.

News: 
iPhone 6 release date: When will Apple's next iPhone arrive?

What possible relevance is there in it being made in China? What phone do you use that isn't made in China?

Comment: 
My Family Tree 3.0.11.0 (32-bit)

It's not that sinister - we just take the same feed for some downloads. Beta news too, I think.

Comment: 
My Family Tree 3.0.11.0 (32-bit)

Yeah; we have done no such thing. And you should be really careful about accusing someone of plagiarism.

Features: 
How to speed up a computer; speed up any PC or laptop

We are building a new site to do exactly that. But it is worth me pointing out that the advertising pays for the website.

Review: 
Nokia Lumia 925 hands-on

Wow. Lot of opinion here, not a single inaccuracy that I can see. You like your phone, and that's great. But claiming that the Lumia 925 is the…

Review: 
iPhone 6 review: best ever iPhone is very good... but no longer the best phone you can buy

The live price is dictated by what is available on the market. Clearly third-party retailers aren't able to match Apple just yet! (The correct…

Review: 
iPhone 6 review: best ever iPhone is very good... but no longer the best phone you can buy

It's a video of the iPhone 6, on our iPhone 6 review. Surely that is relevant? (And it doesn't play on cellular connection.)

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New iPhone 6 review: best ever iPhone is very good... but no longer the best phone you can buy

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Is Apple losing confidence in itself?

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Professional photo and video techniques for perfect colours

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How (and where) to buy an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus in the UK. Plus: What to do if you pre-ordered...