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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: 
The Archers podcast launched by BBC

Inexplicably popular, ancient Radio 4 snorefest The Archers is about to be made available as a daily podcast. Listeners will be able to download…

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.


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Review: 
Motorola Moto G hands-on review: A mid-range smartphone at a budget price

Certainly. Any smartphone will be Wi-Fi enabled, and can connect to your home network just as does your laptop. It will also log on to other…

Review: 
Galaxy S5 vs iPhone 5S comparison review: big, brash Android vs slight, beautiful iPhone - which one are you?

I'm not sure it is relevant, but I use both an iPhone 5 and a BlackBerry Z10. Both work supplied. The last two phones I purchased were a Moto G…

Review: 
Lexmark C522n

Not sure I understand the criticism. Should we take it down?

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.)

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Apple financial results: iPhones, iPads & Macs sales for Apple's Q2 2014, plus shares to split

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Twitter - not news

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