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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: 
The Beatles to appear in video game?

The Beatles music publisher, Apple Corps, is considering sanctioning a video game based around the mop-topped Scouse boy-band's back catalogue.…

Features: 
Teens use Google Earth, Facebook to crash pools

Those pesky kids have been at it again - using technology and lingo old folks don't understand to have a good time. Naked, probably. In this case,…

Features: 
Nintendo Wii Fit damages cost UK £20m

Strewth, Sheila. It seems that over-zealous ladies exercising with Nintendo's Wii Fit are causing chaos all over the UK.

Review: 
Ashampoo Office 2008 review

Ashampoo Office 2008 comprises word processor TextMaker, spreadsheet app PlanMaker and - a brand new program - Presentations, which is designed to…

Features: 
HP Voodoo Envy 133 takes on MacBook Air

HP has announced the stunningly thin HP Voodoo Envy 133 laptop PC.

Features: 
After HD-DVD, Toshiba battles Blu-ray once more

Despite copping a thumping in the recent, interminable hi-definition video format wars, rumours suggest that HD-DVD stalwart Toshiba is working on…

Features: 
Pictures: Acer responds to Asus Eee PC

It's mini-laptop madness out there. The Asus Eee PC has for the past year held the high ground in the ultra-cheap, ultraportable laptop market,…

Features: 
Windows Vista's half-term report: must try harder

Hard to believe, but Vista is nearly half-way through its life as Microsoft’s top dog.

Features: 
Hitachi CinemaStar C5K320 and 5K500 hard drives

Hitachi has announced two new internal hard drives: the CinemaStar C5K320 and the CinemaStar 5K500.

Features: 
Teaching kids to cheat smarter

Today brought the news that infamously incompetent exam board Edexcel has developed James Bond-style technology to discourage A-Level and GCSE cheats.


 

Comments by Matt Egan


News: 
Facebook Messenger app isn't evil & it's not about to spy on you

What? You've lost me now. First we are regurgitating Facebook press releases, and when I point out that we are on fact unaware of such press…

News: 
Facebook Messenger app isn't evil & it's not about to spy on you

That's just the point John, we'd have to look them up. Or are you saying that we should go out of our way to avoid agreement with Facebook? Seems…

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

Good spot. That is an error, I think. Need to check UK release but I am pretty confident it was the same as the US - January 2010.

Review: 
Wired2Fire VX-6 review: budget gaming PC offers decent performance, is a steal at only £549

Maybe so. As I say I am not here to defend or promote anyone. But I would say that I know a lot of PC makers, and very few of them make much…

News: 
Intel amps up desktop performance with its first 8-core PC chip

Ah, fair point. Didn't think about the newsletter.Excellent news. Let's get back on it!

Review: 
Wired2Fire VX-6 review: budget gaming PC offers decent performance, is a steal at only £549

You forgot to take off VAT, which takes the cost to 516 even with no profit at all. In fact - and I am not here to defend or promote anyone - when…

News: 
Facebook Messenger app isn't evil & it's not about to spy on you

Hush now. Trolling I can take, poor-quality troll-bait wastes everyone's time. As I have stated several times on this thread: by all means…

News: 
Intel amps up desktop performance with its first 8-core PC chip

So, to be clear, on an unrelated story you criticised us for not covering this subject. And then on this story (which came out on the same day as…

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