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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: 
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…

Features: 
Ricky Gervais is in GTA IV... and in lycra

Eagles may soar high, but weasels don't get sucked into jet engines, my friends. Ricky Gervais is set to star in the fourth iteration of the…

Review: 
liteRecorder 1.1 review

liteRecorder 1.1 allows you to record audio from your PC and output to MP3, WAV, WMA and OGG.

Review: 
liteCAM 2.2 review

liteCAM 2.2 captures video footage from your screen and outputs to a compact AVI file.

Features: 
'Top threat malware lists are worthless'

Not my words, you understand, but those of Aussie security firm PC Tools. PC Tools today dismissed the 'top threat' lists distributed by many of…

Review: 
Primera Optical Disc Publisher SE review

The Disc Publisher SE from Primera uses a Pioneer DVD+R/-R drive to burn and print up to 20 blank discs at a time.

Features: 
Def Leppard to release single in Guitar Hero III

Def Leppard in originality shocker. Limbly challenged, derivative Sheffield hair rockers Def Leppard are set to debut their forthcoming single as…

News: 
RM inks exclusive deal to sell HP 2133 Mini-Note

RM today announced that it is the sole UK distributor for the HP 2133 Mini-Note laptop.


 

Comments by Matt Egan


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

A compelling argument. But PC users seem to understand apostrophes better.

Review: 
New Nexus 7 review; the best 7in tablet of 2013

Worth waiting until at least the end of the month I'd say. See what they come out with. Even if it isn't what you want it should make the Nexus 7…

Review: 
Lumia 520 vs Motorola Moto E comparison review: best cheap smartphones you can buy in the UK in 2014

It does not. But it does sell advertising that is targeted at you based on your personal behavioural data, which is harvested from a variety of…

Review: 
Nexus 7 vs new nexus 7 2 comparison review: Which Nexus 7 should I buy?

No fighting spirit here. I'm just doing my job, which is - in part - dealing with trolls who post ridiculous statements such as 'the journalism…

Review: 
Dell Precision M4700 Mobile Workstation review: powerful mobile workstation

That sounds like a terrible experience and you have my sympathy. I'm not here to defend or promote anyone, but I will say that Dell has millions…

Review: 
Nexus 7 vs new nexus 7 2 comparison review: Which Nexus 7 should I buy?

No Fraught. As you know - behind your anonymous username - that is the very opposite of what I am saying.

News: 
No Man's Sky release date, gameplay features & trailers

A fair point. But also where it gets a bit tricky: can websites publish news only immediately when it happens? We cover all sorts of products, and…

Features: 
Group test: what's the best Android antivirus?

That is terrible advice.

Review: 
OnePlus One review: hands-on with the customisable Android phone that has top specs and a great price

For one thing, I'm not here to defend- or speak for OnePlus. I'm sure there is an element of hype by scarcity. I am no expert, but it don't think…

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Motorola Moto G vs Nokia Lumia 530 comparison: What's the best budget smartphone

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Everything you need to know about Apple's iPhone Camera in iOS 8

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Why you shouldn't trust password managers

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How to make an 'Apple iWatch' using an iPod nano and a 3D printer