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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: 
'Steve Jobs heart attack' report batters Apple shares

Apple's share price took a plunge last week, after rumours that Steve Jobs had suffered a heart attack spread online. And now the US Securities…

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Harvard honours ridiculous research

The technology world lives and dies by the quality of R&D. Necessity may be the mother of invention, but researchers, beavering away in labs,…

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Your bank doesn't care if you get ripped off

Viewing your mortgage statement ankle deep in the debris of the world's banking 'system', you may have missed this little gem, but PC Advisor…

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What is most the important part of your security suite?

In a world where the number of individual pieces of malware is measured in the millions, security vendors and online crooks are involved in a…

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Security giants put their heads in the cloud

Autumn is upon us, and we're deep into the annual security software slugfest, where antimalware vendors large and small try to cram ‘new'…

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Review: 
Xperia Z3 vs iPhone 6 comparison review: Sony slaps Apple in a flagship smartphone face off - but both face challenges in a competitive market

It's extremely arrogant of you to assume that you are the exclusive arbiter of what is- and what isn't sexist. And yet here we are. By all means…

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Xperia Z3 vs iPhone 6 comparison review: Sony slaps Apple in a flagship smartphone face off - but both face challenges in a competitive market

Actually, I'd argue that sexism is very dull! But I take the point you are trying to make, and agree that avoiding prejudice is never po-faced. I…

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Xperia Z3 vs iPhone 6 comparison review: Sony slaps Apple in a flagship smartphone face off - but both face challenges in a competitive market

Well, I take and respect your point, and I thank you for your contribution. But I do think you are being needlessly po-faced about this. I would…

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Xperia Z3 vs iPhone 6 comparison review: Sony slaps Apple in a flagship smartphone face off - but both face challenges in a competitive market

Not at all. I was genuinely confused, and interested. I'm not trying to fight you here. Tell me what is so wrong with my response.

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Group test: what's the best antivirus?

Where to begin? Actually, I won't bother. I think everyone can see that your comment isn't worth a second of their time. Hilarious username, though.

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What happens to smart heating when the internet is broken, there's a power outage, or the batteries run out?

Crikey. I would imagine not, but we really are beyond my knowledge now!

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