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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 7 will never be as big as Vista

‘The Most Significant Product Launch in Microsoft's History'. So ran Microsoft's hype: rammed into every media outlet in the known universe…

Features: 
The Windows 7 free for all explained

The public flogging of The Pirate Bay achieved... not much. 'Law-abiding' folk still merrily download pirate media, copyright holders impotently…

Review: 
Pixum EasyBook Photo Book review

Pixum sets itself apart from other online photo-printing services with an awesome array of printing format options, and free, easy to use…

Features: 
Google: rival, partner, 'monopolistic newsstand'

Unless you're in the face-mask business, it probably hasn't escaped your attention that we're in a recession. It sucks. But it's also the first…

News: 
'Apple to buy Twitter' rumours rubbished

Internet hype suggests that Apple is in talks to buy micro-blogging site Twitter for $700m, but analysts are moving to quash the rumours. Neither…

Features: 
Infosec: Security sells

The first casualty of war is truth. Come the recession, the marketing budget is first out the door. But, unlike moribund tradeshows such as…

Features: 
LoJack for Laptops

Absolute Software this week at Infosec launched a product that will be a boon for drunken civil servants and businessmen the length and breadth of…

Features: 
Trend Smart Surfing for Mac, iPhone & iPod touch

Trend Micro has launched products to help protect Mac, Apple iPhone and iPod touch users when they are surfing the web.

News: 
AVG launches LinkScanner, free web security app

AVG today launched AVG LinkScanner as a free standalone product. AVG LinkScanner examines the web pages behind links and web addresses to assess…

Features: 
Windows XP: the OS they couldnt kill

Like Michael Myers in the ‘Halloween' movie franchise (or the wasp of my nightmares) Windows XP refuses to go gently into the night. No…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


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!

Features: 
Group test: what's the best security software?

Which would be okay for most, and fine in your case because you understand what you are doing and can make an informed decision. But this list is…

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Three of the most expensive Limited Edition games ever made: Who's buying a $1,000,000 game?

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The future of Microsoft Surface: What to expect from the Surface Pro 4

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