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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: 
T-Mobile Sidekick 3 mobile phone

Coming at T-Mobile's Sidekick 3 with no preconceptions, it's difficult to know who it's aimed at.

Features: 
Kylie Minogue launches Facebook rival

Pint-sized Aussie pop minx Kylie Minogue has set up a social-networking site all of her own. KylieKonnect is free to join, and welcomes you 'into…

Features: 
Ubuntu: laptop killer

Ubuntu Linux has been taking a kicking this week in the crazed, hedonistic world of online forums. It appears that using Ubuntu on a laptop could…

Features: 
Nokia and Vodafone take on Apple iTunes

As previously trailed, Nokia today launched the Nokia Music Store download service. Vodafone also unleashed its own music store - but it's banking…

Features: 
Google's PageRank tweak to stop sites selling links

A week after an update to Google's visible PageRank system got all manner of commercial websites in a Web 2.0 flap, the search-engine giant has…

Features: 
'Iconic' iPhone will cause crime wave

An industry expert today speculated that the Apple iPhone will cause a jump in mobile phone thefts when it launches next week.

Features: 
ISPs told: get tough with illegal downloaders

Simon Cowell wants to eat your internet. Well, the UK music industry wants ISPs to kick off the internet persistent illegal filesharers, but ISPs…

Features: 
Mac OS X Leopard: good news for Windows Vista?

Whether you're a dyed-in-the wool Mac fan or Windows 'til you die, you have to admit that Apple OS launches lack the hysteria of Microsoft's…

Review: 
Philips Bluetooth Stereo Headset SHB6102/05

The Philips Bluetooth Stereo Headset comprises smart-looking shiny black headphones and a Bluetooth dongle with a standard 3.5mm jack.

Features: 
Sky in hot water over Virgin-baiting advert

A Sky+ advert that mocks Virgin Media's apparent practice of offering good deals only to new customers has been attacked by the ASA (Advertising…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


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…

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

Give me a clue. What language is this?

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

('Chris' friend' from the same IP address as 'Chris'. If it wasn't so sad it would be funny.)

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

Hey Chris. When you say things like 'unfortunately a lot of these websites are getting paid by the opposition' you make yourself look like a…

Review: 
Sony Xperia Z Ultra preview: a 6.4-inch Android phablet

'Squinty little girl phones'? Let's avoid sexism if we can (although I understand that chicks really dig sexist geeks).

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

So any smartphone without an SD card slot should go to the bottom of the list?

Review: 
Nexus 10 vs Surface RT vs iPad 4 tablet comparison review

So, what - you accused us of corruption because you were annoyed with reviews on other sites? A little odd. (And unfair.)For what it is worth I…

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

It wasn't planned at all. I just like to talk!

Features: 
Samsung Galaxy S5: Price and where to buy in the UK

Ha! Just pointing out from where you can get the S5.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 release date, price and specs 2014

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iOS 8 features wishlist: the changes iPhone and iPad users want in Apple's iOS 8

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25 Years of the World Wide Web: Happy Birthday, Intenet

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Developers get access to more Sony camera features