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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: 
BBC HD channel excludes terrestrial viewers

The BBC Trust - the broadcaster's governing body - today gave BBC execs the green light to launch a high-definition (HD) channel. But terrestrial…

Features: 
Genuine police nab virtual hotel thief

A 17-year-old Dutch scally has been arrested for stealing from a hotel. So far so traditional. But this particular oik has been picked up by the…

Features: 
Poll: nine out of 10 voters say no to Apple iPhone

O2 and Apple claim the Apple iPhone is ripping up sales records, the ad campaign is in full swing and there's been a raft of generally positive…

Features: 
Heathrow T5: the world's first Web 2.0 car park

Never let it be said that PC Advisor leaves any stone unturned in the never-ending quest to unearth the latest hot technology stories. While…

Features: 
MyFootballClub website buys Ebbsfleet Utd

The MyFootballClub website, set up to allow its members to buy and run a professional football club, is about to realise its ambition and buy…

Features: 
Government axes 130 staff over internet horseplay

The government has released figures revealing that in the past three years more than 130 public servants were fired for breaches of IT policy.

Features: 
BT Vision is a success. No really. IT IS!

As BT yesterday proudly announced its third quarter results, it said that the 60,000 viewers BT Vision has scraped together was "in line with…

Features: 
Broadband adoption is slowing... why?

Run for your life: the UK's economic and social progress is in jeopardy because laggards are sticking to dialup or, worse, no internet at all.

Features: 
Survey: Radiohead fans are cheapskates

But not me. I'm an idiot. According to a survey, two-thirds of the people who downloaded Radiohead's latest album, 'In Rainbows', paid nothing.…

Features: 
Asus: Apple is building a Tablet PC

What's an Apple Tablet? I'll give you a clue: it's not the sort of vitamin infusion old men take to kickstart their doddering mojos. No, MacBook…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Galaxy S5 comparison review: New flagship only adds a few features

I suppose so. I guess we're all working this out. My take is that we are providing this information free of charge to readers, so I'm not sure if…

Review: 
Microsoft Windows 8 review

No worries! You are of course entitled to your opinion. Don't ever be afraid to say what you feel. But we totally appreciate your apology.

Review: 
Microsoft Windows 8 review

Oh, Rabin. You realise you've just impugned the good name of the author, the world's largest tech media company *and* Microsoft. No payment was…

Review: 
Motorola Moto G hands-on review: A mid-range smartphone at a budget price

Certainly. Any smartphone will be Wi-Fi enabled, and can connect to your home network just as does your laptop. It will also log on to other…

Review: 
Galaxy S5 vs iPhone 5S comparison review: big, brash Android vs slight, beautiful iPhone - which one are you?

I'm not sure it is relevant, but I use both an iPhone 5 and a BlackBerry Z10. Both work supplied. The last two phones I purchased were a Moto G…

Review: 
Lexmark C522n

Not sure I understand the criticism. Should we take it down?

Features: 
What is Google Glass? Everything you need to know

Point 'em out and we'll change them. Msitakes happen.

Review: 
Sennheiser Momentum Black review: bloated bass-focused headphone

Well Andrew has more than 20 years' experience in Hi-Fi and audio. So I'm gonna go with him.

Features: 
Group test: what's the best smartphone?

Not yet available in the UK, so we haven't had opportunity to do proper testing, and we don't do guess work.

Features: 
Group test: what's the best laptop?

No meds but I *have* had two coffees this morning. That could be it. (I have no intention of quitting, BTW, although in this game you are only…

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