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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


News: 
AVG launches AVG ISS 8.5 & AVG Free 8.5

Internet security company AVG today launches its next generation of products: AVG Internet Security Suite 8.5, and AVG Free 8.5.

Features: 
Waiting for the Eee PC/iPhone hybrid

The inexorable, inexplicable rise of the netbook continues. Despite their myriad limitations, and the proliferation of 'me-too' products on the…

Review: 
Registry Mechanic 8.0 review

Registry Mechanic 8.0 is a Windows Registry cleaner from PC Tools, designed to improve PC performance by cleaning and optimising your PC's Registry.

Review: 
Denon AH-C252 review

Denon's AH-C252 in-ear headphones offer solid sound and build quality at a reasonable price - but, despite Denon's rich audio heritage,…

Features: 
Mind the gap folks, heres Google Latitude

Google's Latitude has been thrust upon an unsuspecting world, to predictable howls from the privacy lobby.

Review: 
Writer's Café 2 review

Writer's Café 2 is a cross-platform software program that provides a workspace, resource centre and organisational tool for writers of all…

Features: 
For remote working: just add water

Snow's frozen water, right? Well, the addition of a few inches of the stuff has caused all of the south east of England to grind to a halt.

Features: 
Explaining the UK's drunken porno office party

So more than one in three UK office workers surf for porn at work, it seems. (And PC Advisor's own research suggests a similar proportion of users…

Features: 
Sony PSP2 coming soon? Er, no

The blogosphere was alight this morning with rumours of an impending Sony PlayStation Portable 2 - an updated handheld PSP console with a…

News: 
Assess your PC with PC Performance Monitor

To help you work out what will and won’t run on your PC and to give you a general overview of how well it is performing, PC Advisor has introduced…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
Windows 7 vs Windows 8: whats the best upgrade from XP?

Windows 8 is Windows 7 plus the aspects you describe. And measurably faster, with baked in AV.

Features: 
Microsoft HoloLens is only good for two things: And they're not holograms

I just want to know what this comment is!

Features: 
Microsoft HoloLens is only good for two things: And they're not holograms

I can assure that no comments have been deleted on this article, and there has been no site downtime today. Sounds like a local problem at your end.

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

To answer your points in order - we update this article several times a month as new laptops become available. So I'm not sure at what point we…

Review: 
HP Z1 G2 Workstation review: iMac rival is powerful all-in-one that can be easily opened and upgraded

Hi Phillip. The review is nearly a year old, so it's possible the product is no longer available. (I don't personally know this, but HP is not a…

Features: 
6 best cloud storage services - 2014's best online storage sites revealed

Nah. Fair comment. And I haven't got time to sue everybody.

Features: 
Group test: what's the best Android antivirus?

Then I can suggest only that you never use any smartphones or laptops.

Features: 
Microsoft HoloLens is only good for two things: And they're not holograms

I was talking about the comment to which I initially responded.It's fair comment to say if you believe the article is biased. I don't believe it…

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

You win points for anonymous bravery and zany humour when selecting usernames. Laugh? I nearly did.

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Sky to offer mobile phone contracts with O2: Will Vodafone make a move?

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Windows 10: a guaranteed success. Probably.

IDG UK Sites

Do we need to fight the government again over design and art education?

IDG UK Sites

How to make money selling books on the iBookstore, publish your book in Apple's book store