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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: 
Corsair Flash Voyager Port

Out in the next couple of weeks, and on show here at CeBIT, the Corsair Flash Voyager Port, is a USB hub with built-in software that allows you to…

Features: 
CeBIT: hands on with nVidia's 3D gaming glasses

If the phrase '3D' brings to mind stupid cardboard glasses and fims about stupid cardboard sharks, expand your mind my friend. Behold, the nVidia…

Features: 
CeBIT: Corsair hand makes world's best... RAM

What do you buy the PC modder who has everything (well, an Intel Core i7 chip)? How about memory that's so perfect it's hand made by a legendary…

Features: 
CeBIT: hands on with Navigon Smart Parking

I'm not gonna bang about how quiet CeBIT is this year (again, anyway). But congratulations must go to satnav manufacturer Navigon, who are about…

Features: 
CeBIT: Move & view music and video, with Nero

I had an interesting chat with Nero software today. (Not, if I'm honest, a statement I ever expected to write).

Features: 
CeBIT: a solution to the ultimate security problem

A quick stroll through the Security Hall here at CeBIT reveals that as the data security message slowly gets through to the mass market, vendors…

Features: 
CeBIT: sunny, empty, strange

Guten Morgen from CeBIT. At least I think it's CeBIT.

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.


 

Comments by Matt Egan


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!

Features: 
Group test: what's the best security software?

Which would be okay for most, and fine in your case because you understand what you are doing and can make an informed decision. But this list is…

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