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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


News: 
Hard disks vs flash drives: the verdict

According to Hitachi Global Storage director Larry Swezey, the future is bright for hard disk drives (HDDs) - despite the growing popularity of…

Features: 
Guardian blogger forced offline by boring idiots

Last week Max Gogarty, a 19-year-old gap-year student, had to shut down his backpacking blog on the Guardian, after users swamped his one and only…

Features: 
BBC to put TV shows on iTunes

The BBC will this week start offering BBC TV shows on the iTunes Store.

Features: 
16 percent of Xbox 360 consoles will fail

Microsoft's Xbox 360 games console has a staggering 16.4 percent chance of breaking down. The failure rate for PlayStation 3 and Wii consoles, by…

Features: 
5,000 patient records on stolen hospital laptop

A laptop which held the private records of more than 5,000 hospital patients has been stolen. And no, you haven't read this story before. That was…

Features: 
MoD goon leaves secret data laptop in pub

Stop me if you've heard this before: an MoD laptop with top secret, unencrypted data about the movements of British troops has been found in a…

Features: 
Illegal downloaders face UK internet ban

The government wants to ban from the web internet users who illegally download music and films.

Features: 
47% of men 'would give up sex for a 50in plasma TV'

According to a Comet poll that questioned 2,000 people, 47 percent of UK men would give up sex for six months to bag a 50in plasma TV set.

News: 
PC Advisor's 30 great Valentine's day gifts

It's not too late spoil your loved one this 14 February. Whether you're aiming to woo a new flame or simply keep the home fires burning, we've got…

News: 
Evesham Technology on the brink?

Evesham Technology may be about to finally cease trading, after PC Advisor received complaints from readers suggesting that the troubled PC maker…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
GTA 5 release date, features, maps and rumours

Click bait? I don't follow. The story totally stacks up.

Features: 
GTA 5 release date, features, maps and rumours

So, what - every story should be aimed at everyone in the world? I appreciate what you are saying, and the way you are saying it. But look at it…

Features: 
GTA 5 release date, features, maps and rumours

You are a very rude, dull poster.I believe they have websites in Australia? (I realise you are a little pushed for culture down there but I was I…

Features: 
Is it legal to download YouTube videos?

We are - very clearly - not advising any such thing. We're giving you the legal info. What you choose to do with that information is up to you.

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

So which is it? (And, you know, why?)

Features: 
How to use Windows Live Family Safety

Give us a clue: what language is this?

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 vs iPad Air: the big tablets compared

'I'm not being biased in any way'. 'I hate Apple'. Erm...

Review: 
Android L vs iOS 8 comparison preview: Apple vs Google software showdown

Perhaps you'd like to educate us? Currently you've just copied and pasted a bit of an article.

News: 
Windows 8 'Threshold' update will be Windows 9

You're quite right. Apple used to do it semi deliberately, then Samsung took it to a whole new level with the Galaxy S3. Now all tech companies…

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