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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: 
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.

Features: 
Asus and HP's big fight for tiny hearts, minds and digits

We're living in a miniaturised world. Small is beautiful and it's all Asus' fault.

Review: 
Sony DPF-V900 review

As one would expect from Sony, the DPF-V900 is a stunning piece of kit, a 9in picture frame destined to enhance any home.

Features: 
Wii owners don't buy games

Nintendo is justifiably proud of its genre-busting Wii console. After all, the Wii has convinced people who would never dream of buying a games…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


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

...of October 13. Yes. The date refers to the month. (This confusion may be a UK/US thing.)

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

Irony: you just criticised my writing capabilities in a multi-clause, 31-word sentence. You must be one of those modern journalists you so decry.

News: 
PlayStation 4 beats Xbox One to 3D Blu-ray movie playback

So, to be clear, posters are allowed to be unnecessarily critical, but moderators aren't allowed to point out the underlying bias of such…

Features: 
What's the fastest smartphone 2014: Processor, graphics, web performance comparison

That is a very serious, and false, accusation. You're defaming the author, this publisher, and Samsung. And as I happen to know he accusation is…

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

The word 'rumour' features heavily in the headline.

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

'October 2013'. It's referring to the month. I think we may have some Anglo/US confusion here.

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3 of the best portable chargers: a solar power charger, a hand-cranked charger, and how to charge...

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iOS 8 review: Hands on with the iOS 8 beta

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Thinking robots: The philosophy of artificial intelligence and evolving technology

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Sharknado 2 VFX: how The Asylum created CG flying man-eating sharks