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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: 
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…

Features: 
Virgin Media cleared of lying over ADSL speeds

The Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) has dismissed accusations that a Virgin Media broadband ad suggested DSL ISPs lie about the speed and…

Features: 
BBC investigates Nintendo DS for 'racism'

The BBC's Watchdog team is investigating the Nintendo DS game 'Dr Kawashima's Brain Training' and its apparent inability to recognise regional…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


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…

Video: 
5 reasons why PCs are better than Macs: Mac vs Windows PC - which is best?

A compelling argument. But PC users seem to understand apostrophes better.

Review: 
New Nexus 7 review; the best 7in tablet of 2013

Worth waiting until at least the end of the month I'd say. See what they come out with. Even if it isn't what you want it should make the Nexus 7…

Review: 
Lumia 520 vs Motorola Moto E comparison review: best cheap smartphones you can buy in the UK in 2014

It does not. But it does sell advertising that is targeted at you based on your personal behavioural data, which is harvested from a variety of…

Review: 
Nexus 7 vs new nexus 7 2 comparison review: Which Nexus 7 should I buy?

No fighting spirit here. I'm just doing my job, which is - in part - dealing with trolls who post ridiculous statements such as 'the journalism…

Review: 
Dell Precision M4700 Mobile Workstation review: powerful mobile workstation

That sounds like a terrible experience and you have my sympathy. I'm not here to defend or promote anyone, but I will say that Dell has millions…

Review: 
Nexus 7 vs new nexus 7 2 comparison review: Which Nexus 7 should I buy?

No Fraught. As you know - behind your anonymous username - that is the very opposite of what I am saying.

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