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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


Review: 
Ashampoo Office 2008 review

Ashampoo Office 2008 comprises word processor TextMaker, spreadsheet app PlanMaker and - a brand new program - Presentations, which is designed to…

Features: 
HP Voodoo Envy 133 takes on MacBook Air

HP has announced the stunningly thin HP Voodoo Envy 133 laptop PC.

Features: 
After HD-DVD, Toshiba battles Blu-ray once more

Despite copping a thumping in the recent, interminable hi-definition video format wars, rumours suggest that HD-DVD stalwart Toshiba is working on…

Features: 
Pictures: Acer responds to Asus Eee PC

It's mini-laptop madness out there. The Asus Eee PC has for the past year held the high ground in the ultra-cheap, ultraportable laptop market,…

Features: 
Windows Vista's half-term report: must try harder

Hard to believe, but Vista is nearly half-way through its life as Microsoft’s top dog.

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.


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
New Nexus 6 release date, rumoured specs and features: When is the new Nexus 6 coming out?

You have a good imagination, but you know much less than you think. You also credit us with a lot more cynicism than we can muster. Our commercial…

Review: 
Motorola Moto G vs Samsung Galaxy S3 smartphone comparison review: which is the best budget Android phone?

Seems reasonable! I'm trying to work out why anything would have autoplayed in this page. Not sure it should have. We autoplay only when the video…

Review: 
iPhone 6 Plus review: Apples biggest and best phone yet but it's not for everyone

Now Mark, I think you know it lacks expandable storage.

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

What possible relevance is there in it being made in China? What phone do you use that isn't made in China?

Comment: 
My Family Tree 3.0.11.0 (32-bit)

It's not that sinister - we just take the same feed for some downloads. Beta news too, I think.

Comment: 
My Family Tree 3.0.11.0 (32-bit)

Yeah; we have done no such thing. And you should be really careful about accusing someone of plagiarism.

Features: 
How to speed up a computer; speed up any PC or laptop

We are building a new site to do exactly that. But it is worth me pointing out that the advertising pays for the website.

Review: 
Nokia Lumia 925 hands-on

Wow. Lot of opinion here, not a single inaccuracy that I can see. You like your phone, and that's great. But claiming that the Lumia 925 is the…

Review: 
iPhone 6 review: best ever iPhone is very good... but no longer the best phone you can buy

The live price is dictated by what is available on the market. Clearly third-party retailers aren't able to match Apple just yet! (The correct…

Review: 
iPhone 6 review: best ever iPhone is very good... but no longer the best phone you can buy

It's a video of the iPhone 6, on our iPhone 6 review. Surely that is relevant? (And it doesn't play on cellular connection.)

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New iPhone 6 review: best ever iPhone is very good... but no longer the best phone you can buy

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Is Apple losing confidence in itself?

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Professional photo and video techniques for perfect colours

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How (and where) to buy an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus in the UK. Plus: What to do if you pre-ordered...