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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


Video: 
Asus Eee Top 1602 video review

PC Advisor takes a look at the Asus Eee Top, a low-cost alternative to Apple's iMac, that has a touchscreen, a portable keyboard and a similar…

Features: 
Vista SP2 won't keep Google off your desktop

Vista SP2 is here. Principally comprising fixes to problems inherent with Microsoft's ‘greatest ever' OS, Windows Vista SP2's big…

Features: 
Google tests secret operating system

Something's stirring in the Googledome. According to web analysts Net Applications, Google employees are testing a secret operating system.…

Features: 
5 ways to shop smarter and beat online gripes

According to a survey from IMRG and Capgemini, which hoovered up data from 60 UK retail websites, Monday 8 December will be the biggest online…

News: 
14 simple tips to improve your computing life

Just because PC software and hardware has the potential to make life easier, it doesn’t mean it always does. In this age of rapid technological…

Features: 
The web's credit crunch sucker punch

I'm beyond tired of hearing about ‘economic meltdown'. For those of us in a semi-permanent state of self-imposed penury (you know,…

Features: 
Security vendors predict malware armageddon

November 24 has been dubbed "black Monday" by security software firms, who reckon that day will see a peak in the spread of information-stealing…

Features: 
Printer makers: give us cheap, high-quality prints

It was long a sacred truth among printer manufacturers: to part punter and cash, slash cost of hardware, stick impressive (and unrealistic) print…

Review: 
Datawind PocketSurfer2 R review

Datawind's PocketSurfer2 R is a contract-free mobile web-surfing device that works wherever there's GPRS coverage - but does nothing else.

Features: 
Nigerian 419 scammers ditch email for Facebook

So-called '419' email scams are a threat recognised by most, even in these cash-starved, dream-rich times. But the crooks behind the 'I'm a…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


News: 
Microsoft set to launch a smartwatch to rival Android Wear and iWatch

The 'guy' is the author. A girl. Everyday sexism. And I defy you to find a better article on the subject. The headline is fair, the article very…

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

The comparison is unbiased John. I didn't intend to rant, and if it came across in such a way i failed. But I do resent being accused of…

Features: 
40 upcoming consumer tech products you should be most excited about

Best guess (and it is a guess) is March next year: http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/new... In the mean time, I can personally recommend the LG G3. But…

Features: 
40 upcoming consumer tech products you should be most excited about

Ha! Please don't harm yourself! Thanks for a classy and funny reply. And for the record we do need to change site design to make things clearer.…

Features: 
40 upcoming consumer tech products you should be most excited about

There are seven smartphones, Rosko. One of them is an iPhone. So I presume you are accusing us of being biased toward Android?

Review: 
Lumia 830 review: mid-priced 5in Windows smartphone offers good battery life, decent build and camera. But performance is poor

In which case I didn't express my experience well enough. Anything graphics intensive was laggy. Including maps.Didn't test the gloves thing, and…

Features: 
Android 4.5 release date and features: When will the next version of Android (Lollipop) come out?

Perhaps you could illuminate us to some of those many levels?

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