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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: 
Trend Smart Surfing for Mac, iPhone & iPod touch

Trend Micro has launched products to help protect Mac, Apple iPhone and iPod touch users when they are surfing the web.

News: 
AVG launches LinkScanner, free web security app

AVG today launched AVG LinkScanner as a free standalone product. AVG LinkScanner examines the web pages behind links and web addresses to assess…

Features: 
Windows XP: the OS they couldnt kill

Like Michael Myers in the ‘Halloween' movie franchise (or the wasp of my nightmares) Windows XP refuses to go gently into the night. No…

Review: 
Humyo review

Launched a little over a year ago, Humyo.com is an online file-storage, -sharing and collaboration service that gives you a generous 10GB of…

Review: 
Clickfree Portable Backup HD225 review

The Clickfree Portable Backup is a USB hard drive promising hassle-free plug-and-go backup.

Features: 
Why the world needs Wikia Search

Wikia Search always seemed like a non starter. Expecting a community driven, open-source search engine to rival Google is a laudable aim, but it…

Features: 
All we are saying, is give Phorm a chance

Phorm. Phorm, Phorm. Where did it all go wrong?

Features: 
What could tempt you back to Internet Explorer?

Internet Explorer 8.0 is now available and, by all accounts, it's a decent web browser. But really, who cares?

Features: 
Kids use the internet a lot, Pope a Catholic

So each month UK children spend an average of 43.5 hours online. And we're supposed to be surprised, even worried, by this? So it would seem,…

Review: 
Dane-Elec Zpen review

A digital pen with ICR software, the Dane-Elec Zpen captures handwritten notes, and converts them to word processor documents with the supplied…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
Top 10 Android Lollipop tips, tricks and hidden features: The best bits of Android L

'Click bait', that's debatable but your opinion to which you are entitled.'People from countries whose names we can't spell are hired to write…

Features: 
How to use System Restore to fix a Windows 8 PC or laptop

This explains our position (which may change): http://www.techadvisor.co.uk/o...

Features: 
How to stop autoplaying ads, videos and media on web pages: stop videos autoplaying in Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer

Yes, we certainly do. This explains our current thinking, but it is constantly up for review: http://www.techadvisor.co.uk/o...

Review: 
Apple Watch vs Huawei Watch comparison preview: What's the difference?

Certain irony in the punctuation in this post.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Sony Xperia Z4 comparison: What to expect from the smartphone market leaders in 2015

So we should never compare any products unless it is Samsung and Apple? Odd viewpoint.

Features: 
How to manually upgrade an Android smartphone or tablet

'Full of links to other parts of the site' is an odd criticism!

Features: 
Oculus Rift release date, specs and features: Oculus Rift set to change the way we play, how we experience events and places

No idea what that means. I'm gonna presume it was a compliment. Thanks!

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