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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: 
Three Broadband Lite review

Three is into mobile broadband in a big way, offering 18 different 18-month plans - three levels of usage and six dongles.

Features: 
Robocops to clean the streets by 2084

A Sheffield academic believes that robot police will be patrolling the streets of Britain within 75 years.

Review: 
ALLCapture 3.0 review

ALLCapture 3.0 is screen-recording software that offers full-featured functionality and idiot-proof ease of use. But it comes at a hefty price.

Features: 
Monks get superfast broadband upgrade

Dialup is so slow it exhausts the patience even of saints. Well, monks.

News: 
Online crime maps live 'by the end of 2008'

Online maps showing detailed crime patterns in communities across the UK will be available to residents by the end of the year. Web users will be…

Features: 
Microsoft Mojave better than Windows Vista

Microsoft is going public with the results of its operating system Pepsi Challenge. The software giant asked XP-using Vista nay-sayers in San…

Features: 
18-rated PlayStation games banned in prisons

Prisoners in England and Wales will, from 30 September, no longer be allowed to play PlayStation games rated 18.

Video: 
Windows 7 and the enterprise

The benefits to business of upgrading to Windows 7. How network admins can use Microsoft's upcoming OS to improve efficiency and protect data.

Review: 
Siber Systems GoodSync Pro review

GoodSync from Siber Systems is one of the nicest-looking and easiest-to-use file- and folder-synchronisation programs we've seen.

Features: 
Hallmark email threat on the loose

Security vendor PC Tools is warning users about a round of malicious "hallmark.exe" files. The files are distributed by email and have been…


 

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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Moto G2 (2014) vs Moto E comparison review: New Moto G is worth the extra cash

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Is Apple losing confidence in itself?

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Oculus Rift 'Crescent Bay' prototype hands-on: it's an amazing experience

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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...