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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: 
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.

Features: 
Kids make you more tech savvy

Families with children spend more time online than members of childless households.

Features: 
The great Government paedo hunt

Today's Government proposals to protect web-surfing kids are a peculiar brand of headline-seeking, paranoid ignorance that affects all governments…

Features: 
BBC puts the boot in to ISPs

Remember when someone destroyed the Blue Peter garden? That was ISPs. And when that lightbulb blew up behind Jan Leeming? ISPs. Yeah, and I'll…

Features: 
Go green: power your PC with just 9 Watts

In the future, we'll all work on tower-free workstations, hooked up to IT Support's central server like dribbling, brain-dead human fuel cells…

Features: 
Mobile phones in the air: plane madness

UK regulator Ofcom this week gave the go ahead for the use of mobile phones on planes flying in European airspace. And the world officially went mad.


 

Comments by Matt Egan


News: 
PlayStation 4 beats Xbox One to 3D Blu-ray movie playback

So, to be clear, posters are allowed to be unnecessarily critical, but moderators aren't allowed to point out the underlying bias of such…

Features: 
What's the fastest smartphone 2014: Processor, graphics, web performance comparison

That is a very serious, and false, accusation. You're defaming the author, this publisher, and Samsung. And as I happen to know he accusation is…

Features: 
New Nexus 6 release date, rumoured specs and features: When is the new Nexus 6 coming out?

The word 'rumour' features heavily in the headline.

Features: 
New Nexus 6 release date, rumoured specs and features: When is the new Nexus 6 coming out?

'October 2013'. It's referring to the month. I think we may have some Anglo/US confusion here.

Features: 
GTA 5 release date, features, maps and rumours

Click bait? I don't follow. The story totally stacks up.

Features: 
GTA 5 release date, features, maps and rumours

So, what - every story should be aimed at everyone in the world? I appreciate what you are saying, and the way you are saying it. But look at it…

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Android One vs Android Silver vs Google Nexus: What is the difference?

IDG UK Sites

2014 Mac mini release date, specs, rumours: When's the new Mac mini coming out?

IDG UK Sites

Long live the internet fridge: the Internet of Things is coming

IDG UK Sites

How Prometheus' colourist Juan Ignacio Cabrera gave a tense, edgy feel to Chosen