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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: 
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…

Features: 
Twitter and the fear of digital exclusion

I resisted, I really did. But eventually Twitter got me. One Tweet and I was in.

News: 
MBS porn-billing firm ceases trading

Platte Media, the controversial pay-for-porn company formerly known as 'MBS', has ceased operating in the UK

Features: 
CeBIT: is homeplug the future of home entertainment?

I've long had a slightly cranky regard for the benefits of homeplug. For the uninitiated, that's bouncing a data signal along electric wires,…

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…


 

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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Acer Aspire R11 review: Hands-on with the 360 laptop and tablet convertible

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Apple Watch release day: Twitter reacts

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Apple Watch buying guide, price list & where to buy today: Which Apple Watch model, size, material,?......