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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: 
Ofcom slaps ISPs over 'up to' broadband speeds

Ofcom has asked ISP (internet service provider) bosses to be a little less, er, enthusiastic in the way they advertise broadband packages.

News: 
Amnesty uses Bebo in human rights campaign

Human rights group Amnesty International today launched a campaign, called Unsubscribe, aimed at highlighting human rights abuses in the war on…

Features: 
Want to steal someone's ID? Here's their password...

McAfee today released survey findings showing how rubbish we all are at coming up with secure passwords. So I'm contemplating swapping sides. Not…

News: 
Lax passwords expose quarter of PC users to theft

Research today reveals that lax password habits are leaving a quarter of people in serious danger of falling victim to online fraud.

Features: 
Data theft: don't be an IDiot

Today we learnt again that UK PC users remain in blissful ignorance of the dangers of identity fraud, with an idiotic 79 percent of users casually…

News: 
Identity fraud affects three in four Britons

Seventy-nine percent of UK PC users are still being careless with their personal data online.

News: 
Sony slashes UK price of PlayStation 3

Sony last week announced today it was cutting the price of its failing PlayStation 3 games console. Sony made the move in the face of poor results…

Features: 
Totall Recall in Northants: Daventry gets Cybercars

A driverless car, controlled by a computer and using laser-technology to avoid obstacles, is causing a stir among the denizens of Northampton's…

Features: 
Women are bigger gamers than men

A survey suggests that more US women own games consoles than US men. And it's all down to the Nintendo Wii.

Features: 
BBC prevaricates over HD TV

The launch of the BBC's test high-definition TV service looks likely to be put back until the end of the year. And no, it's not because Blue Peter…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
What is Google Glass? Everything you need to know

Point 'em out and we'll change them. Msitakes happen.

Review: 
Sennheiser Momentum Black review: bloated bass-focused headphone

Well Andrew has more than 20 years' experience in Hi-Fi and audio. So I'm gonna go with him.

Features: 
Group test: what's the best smartphone?

Not yet available in the UK, so we haven't had opportunity to do proper testing, and we don't do guess work.

Features: 
Group test: what's the best laptop?

No meds but I *have* had two coffees this morning. That could be it. (I have no intention of quitting, BTW, although in this game you are only…

Features: 
Group test: what's the best laptop?

Give me a clue. What language is this?

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Galaxy S5 comparison review: New flagship only adds a few features

('Chris' friend' from the same IP address as 'Chris'. If it wasn't so sad it would be funny.)

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Galaxy S5 comparison review: New flagship only adds a few features

Hey Chris. When you say things like 'unfortunately a lot of these websites are getting paid by the opposition' you make yourself look like a…

Review: 
Sony Xperia Z Ultra preview: a 6.4-inch Android phablet

'Squinty little girl phones'? Let's avoid sexism if we can (although I understand that chicks really dig sexist geeks).

Features: 
Group test: what's the best smartphone?

So any smartphone without an SD card slot should go to the bottom of the list?

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 release date, price and specs 2014

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iOS 8 features wishlist: the changes iPhone and iPad users want in Apple's iOS 8

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25 Years of the World Wide Web: Happy Birthday, Intenet

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Developers get access to more Sony camera features