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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: 
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.

Features: 
Epilepsy on YouTube - freakshow or education?

Epilepsy campaigners today criticised YouTube clips of people having seizures.

Review: 
WhiteSmoke 2008+ Executive review

WhiteSmoke 2008+ Executive is software that aims to improve and edit your writing.

Features: 
Text messaging more expensive than space exploration

Text messaging costs roughly four times as much as downloading data from Nasa's Hubble Space Telescope.

Features: 
Retailer announces GTA IV for the PC

It's not yet announced for the PC, but one German retailer is already taking orders for a Windows version of GTA IV.

Features: 
Asus and HP's big fight for tiny hearts, minds and digits

We're living in a miniaturised world. Small is beautiful and it's all Asus' fault.

Review: 
Sony DPF-V900 review

As one would expect from Sony, the DPF-V900 is a stunning piece of kit, a 9in picture frame destined to enhance any home.

Features: 
Wii owners don't buy games

Nintendo is justifiably proud of its genre-busting Wii console. After all, the Wii has convinced people who would never dream of buying a games…

Features: 
Ricky Gervais is in GTA IV... and in lycra

Eagles may soar high, but weasels don't get sucked into jet engines, my friends. Ricky Gervais is set to star in the fourth iteration of the…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


News: 
iPhone 6 release date: When will Apple's next iPhone arrive?

It was meant to be a little tongue in cheek.

News: 
iPhone 6 release date: When will Apple's next iPhone arrive?

Calm down sweet cheeks. You should really find something more important than that if you want to vent righteous anger.

Review: 
Amazon Kindle Fire HD (2013) review: a decent tablet which lacks apps and storage

I'm not here to speak for any manufacturer, and I dislike the practice, but it has to be said that nobody sells a product on the basis of the…

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

If desktop pop ups are noticeably slowing down a PC, *any* security software program should detect and remove them with an on-demand scan. I don't…

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

This is an emotive subject, and a many sided one. So we're delighted to be a forum for debate. Just not so keen on being accused of corruption.…

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

Don't be sorry about that. I think that is a perfectly healthy attitude to take. I merely take offence at the lazy accusations of corruption. All…

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

No, John. No we're not. We're an independent media company and we utterly refute the false accusation of corruption. So put it away.

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

Fred/Jeff. You are entitled to your opinion, and we are delighted to give you the opportunity to espouse it (we'd even give you some tips on…

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