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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 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…

Features: 
Google bosses in three-way love romp

Google's top brass has pledged to stay together forever. Well, for 20 years anyway - and you'd get less for murder.

Features: 
AVG aims to make web surfing safe again

As well as the usual antivirus, antispyware and firewall protection, AVG 8.0 - the upcoming internet security suite from AVG - aims to make…

Features: 
XP marks the spot for a better Vista

Remember the date: June 30 2008. That’s when Microsoft plans to sell its last ever Windows XP licences. From that point on it’s Vista…

Features: 
Sony to launch white PlayStation 3 in the UK?

Sony plans to launch its ceramic white PlayStation 3 console in the UK and around the world after it proved a hit in Japan. Well, probably.

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Lecturer bans students from Google and Wikipedia

Professor Tara Brabazon, a media studies lecturer from the University of Brighton (apparently there is such an institution), has banned students…

Features: 
Sony launches bargain PlayStation 3 bundle

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe today announced a new and (relatively) inexpensive PlayStation 3 bundle for UK gamers.

Features: 
Kent to get perfick broadband speeds

BT is set to bring fibre-to-the-home broadband to the UK this year. But unless you live in Ebbsfleet, there's no need to get too excited just yet.

Review: 
MiBag 17in laptop bag

The MiBag from Exspect is a stylish and roomy laptop bag.

Features: 
Jeremy Clarkson loses £500 in bank fraud stunt

Top Gear presenter, mulleted braggart and professional ignorant Jeremy Clarkson recently told the world that the loss of CDs containing millions…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
How to watch the Windows 9 launch event: no live video stream so catch our Windows 9 launch live blog

Do me a favour. Check out the URL of this page. It ends in .co.uk. Now tell me, should we post the time in every time zone on the planet, or just…

Features: 
AMD vs Intel: which processor is best?

Not really. This is our site and we set the rules. One of which is that we don't tolerate baseless and defamatory accusations of corruption. So…

News: 
HTC to make last Nexus tablet: Nexus 9 release date, price and specs

It's not correct even in the US Sheldon, and this *is* a UK website. But I don't suppose it really matters.

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

Sorry to disappoint you! There's little more annoying nor unfair than someone with a clear bias accusing us of bias. I call it when I see it.

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Samsung Gear VR vs Oculus Rift comparison: Gear VR vs Oculus Rift (DK2) display, design, UK price, availability and more

I'm not sure we suggest anyway that the dk2 isn't available? Talking about a future consumer release in 2015. Incidentally, I'd be delighted to…

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

Not to butt in, but if I want the calculator I just hit Windows, Q and type 'calc'. Searching for programs is fast and intuitive. But the oddness…

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Windows 10 launch event as it happened: Read our Windows 10 launch live blog - find out first as...

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Windows 9 and the death of the OS as a must-have product

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Video trends: 4K is here – HDR video, VR and 3D audio is coming

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Best iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus deals: iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus tariffs, contracts and prices UK