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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: 
120 idiots give up password for £5 M&S voucher

Don't believe a word about the world-weary, cynical ways of Londoners. When an independent research company this week approached 200 random people…

Features: 
80% of UK users don't trust businesses with data

Nearly four out of five people in Britain believe their personal information is unsafe with commercial websites and businesses. And they think…

Features: 
Phoney 'AntiVirus 2008' codec blackmails users

Security software firm PC Tools is reporting that 'surprisingly high numbers' of users have been duped by a dodgy codec named: …

Features: 
Windows 7 screenshots: look, but don't get excited

Despite Microsoft's desires and best efforts, screenshots of Microsoft Windows 7, M3 Build 6780, just keep on popping up on the internet.

Features: 
Eugene Kaspersky: 'no such thing as 100% secure software'

Despite being the co-founder of one the decade's most successful security software vendors, Eugene Kaspersky doesn't think software alone can…

Features: 
Traditional antivirus will die in the next two years

For the vast majority of users, at least, the current model of paying for and installing separate online security software products for each…

Review: 
Papershow review

Papershow is a presentational tool with a difference - it comprises a big fat ball point pen that doubles as a Bluetooth pointer, a Bluetooth…

Features: 
How to protect your laptop and data from thieves

As various civil servants know only too well, thousands of laptops are lost and stolen each year. Here, we'll show you how to enhance your chances…

Features: 
Symantec says 'Ola' to faster, lighter online security

Today I have been mostly watching Symantec launch Norton Internet Security 2009 in a lovely hotel in Madrid. Tough gig.

News: 
Symantec launches Norton Internet Security 2009

Symantec today launched Norton Internet Security 2009, and Norton AntiVirus 2009. The company claims that the updated internet security suite and…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
10 best Facebook games of June 2014

Grow up Niall. Of course it was an accusation, and of course it was false. With monotonous regularity keyboard warriors see fit to accuse author…

Features: 
4 things we hate about Windows 10: The worst things about Microsoft's new Windows

We'll I presumed that if you dole it out as often as you do, you can also take it! Apologies though. I presume people know that because I am a mod…

Features: 
4 things we hate about Windows 10: The worst things about Microsoft's new Windows

Oh grow up. It says that I was moderating comments from my ipad.For the record I am writing this from my Android phone, and i generally work from…

Features: 
WIN: An amazing Christmas Gift bundle worth more than £500

Sorry! The point of the competition for us is to increase use of our social channels.

Review: 
Nexus 6 vs iPhone 6 comparison: Android phablet versus iOS smartphone

Well, you can. We did. You could argue that other comparisons are more interesting, but that doesn't invalidate this comparison. It is comparing…

Features: 
4 things we hate about Windows 10: The worst things about Microsoft's new Windows

http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/fea... We get many more complaints about being too pro-Windows. Turns out readers mostly reflect their own prejudice in…

Features: 
4 things we hate about Windows 10: The worst things about Microsoft's new Windows

Robwin18: you come here daily only to comment positively on Windows stories and chastise anyone for being unhappy with Windows 8 (or 10). That's…

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 hands-on review: Note range gets Quad HD & improved S Pen

Phone fortunate then that what we do is very far from marketing. All you have done there is outline why you love he Note. All perfectly…

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