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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


Review: 
Asus UX30-QX011C review

With an edge-to-edge glossy screen, dual-core chip and supermodel looks, the ultrathin Asus UX30-QX011C laptop is something of a tribute act to…

News: 
Apple iPad: who's going to buy it, what's it for?

In case it's escaped your notice, Apple has launched a product. The Apple iPad.

News: 
Steve Jobs launches Apple iPad: details, pictures

Apple CEO Steve Jobs today announced the Apple iPad and the Apple iBookstore at an invitation-only event in San Francisco, at the Yerba Buena…

News: 
Music industry to continue fight with Oink

The IFPI (International Federation of the Phonographic Industry) yesterday said it would continue it's battle with UK BitTorrent tracker Oink,…

Features: 
Twitter, shower gel and the art of terrible PR

I'm in the fortunate position of being able to pretend - to myself, at least - that Twitter amounts to more than an enjoyable waste of time. As…

Features: 
Slate PCs: fad failure or future form factor?

Along with roughly 4,000 assorted hacks, geeks and fanboys I had the 'pleasure' of attending Steve Ballmer's opening keynote at CES this year. I…

Review: 
Devolo dLan 200 AVplus review

The Devolo dLan 200 AVplus takes Devolo's entry level dLan 200 AVeasy powerline adaptor, and adds power throughput. Devolo has placed a power…

News: 
CES: iGo takes on 'Vampire Power'

US power supply manufacturer iGo is aiming to help the planet and save users cash by reducing what it calls 'Vampire Power': energy drawn from…

News: 
CES: software uses fingerprint to launch apps, log in

Taiwanese software manufacturer EgisTec is showing a product here at CES that lets you use your laptop's built-in fingerprint reader to launch…

News: 
CES: Asus launches USB 3.0 laptops range

Focusing on innovation and a horses for courses approach, Asus is showing a wide range of laptops here at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
Sony Xperia Z4 UK release date, price and specs rumours

Bless you! Not sure where I became relevant, but for the record: I bought an iPhone 3G about six years ago, and am posting this from my LG G3.

Features: 
Budget smartphones

A bit too expensive for this list. Great handset.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy S6 release date and specs rumours: When will the Galaxy S6 come out?

Xioami sells many more smartphones than does Apple, I believe.

Features: 
How to delete Android devices from Google Play store

Ouch. How does Roy feel about starting a sentence with 'also'?

Features: 
How to watch Samsung Galaxy S5 launch event live: follow the Samsung Unpacked 5 press conference

Fair point. We use the same page as lots of people bookmark it. Does make the comments a little confusing!

Features: 
Battle of the browsers 2013: which is the best web browser for Windows?

I'm not making an argument. You hinted that we were somehow paid to promote Google Chrome. I called you on it: we weren't, we would never do that,…

Features: 
Battle of the browsers 2013: which is the best web browser for Windows?

For the record, the onus is most definitely not on us to disprove false accusations of corruption. But I am always happy to do so. (And I presume…

Features: 
6 best budget gaming PCs 2014: What's the best low-cost gaming PC you can buy in the UK?

We are working on a new responsive site that will ease some of these issues. Thanks for your patience. (Sent from my own Lg g3!)

Features: 
Minix Neo Z64 UK release date, price and specs: Sub-£100 mini PC runs Windows 8.1 or Android KitKat

I can't comment on your experience, and I am sorry if it was bad, but we have checked out Geekbuying as we do any e-commerce site we mention. We…

Features: 
Battle of the browsers 2013: which is the best web browser for Windows?

Why don't you join the dots for me? If you are accusing the publishers of this website of being corrupt, at least have the bravery to actually do…

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