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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: 
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.

Review: 
Denon AH-C252 review

Denon's AH-C252 in-ear headphones offer solid sound and build quality at a reasonable price - but, despite Denon's rich audio heritage,…

Features: 
Mind the gap folks, heres Google Latitude

Google's Latitude has been thrust upon an unsuspecting world, to predictable howls from the privacy lobby.

Review: 
Writer's Café 2 review

Writer's Café 2 is a cross-platform software program that provides a workspace, resource centre and organisational tool for writers of all…

Features: 
For remote working: just add water

Snow's frozen water, right? Well, the addition of a few inches of the stuff has caused all of the south east of England to grind to a halt.


 

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!

IDG UK Sites

How to get a free EE Power Bar: Mobile and broadband customers eligible for free smartphone charger

IDG UK Sites

Why Netflix won't terminate your account for using a VPN, probably

IDG UK Sites

Forever 21 denies pirating Adobe, Autodesk and Corel software, accuses companies of 'bullying'

IDG UK Sites

New Apple TV 2015 release date rumours: Apple's WWDC invite shows Apple TV