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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: 
Online crime maps live 'by the end of 2008'

Online maps showing detailed crime patterns in communities across the UK will be available to residents by the end of the year. Web users will be…

Features: 
Microsoft Mojave better than Windows Vista

Microsoft is going public with the results of its operating system Pepsi Challenge. The software giant asked XP-using Vista nay-sayers in San…

Features: 
18-rated PlayStation games banned in prisons

Prisoners in England and Wales will, from 30 September, no longer be allowed to play PlayStation games rated 18.

Video: 
Windows 7 and the enterprise

The benefits to business of upgrading to Windows 7. How network admins can use Microsoft's upcoming OS to improve efficiency and protect data.

Review: 
Siber Systems GoodSync Pro review

GoodSync from Siber Systems is one of the nicest-looking and easiest-to-use file- and folder-synchronisation programs we've seen.

Features: 
Hallmark email threat on the loose

Security vendor PC Tools is warning users about a round of malicious "hallmark.exe" files. The files are distributed by email and have been…

Review: 
Ability Office Business 5.0 review

Ability Office Business is not so much an alternative to Microsoft Office as an homage. An inexpensive option which closely resembles the original.

News: 
Ofcom tells BT: 'Invest in broadband, reap the rewards'

Ofcom yesterday told BT that in exchange for greater investment, the ISP could have fuller control over next-generation UK broadband infrastructure.

News: 
Google made to hand over YouTube user details

A US court today forced Google to hand over details of the viewing habits of every user who has ever watched any video on YouTube.

Features: 
Use email? You get 70 spam emails a day

A study has found that the UK is a ripe, juicy target for dodgy organisations offering pre-approved loans and credit cards.


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
Windows 7 vs Windows 8: whats the best upgrade from XP?

Windows 8 is Windows 7 plus the aspects you describe. And measurably faster, with baked in AV.

Features: 
Microsoft HoloLens is only good for two things: And they're not holograms

I just want to know what this comment is!

Features: 
Microsoft HoloLens is only good for two things: And they're not holograms

I can assure that no comments have been deleted on this article, and there has been no site downtime today. Sounds like a local problem at your end.

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

To answer your points in order - we update this article several times a month as new laptops become available. So I'm not sure at what point we…

Review: 
HP Z1 G2 Workstation review: iMac rival is powerful all-in-one that can be easily opened and upgraded

Hi Phillip. The review is nearly a year old, so it's possible the product is no longer available. (I don't personally know this, but HP is not a…

Features: 
6 best cloud storage services - 2014's best online storage sites revealed

Nah. Fair comment. And I haven't got time to sue everybody.

Features: 
Group test: what's the best Android antivirus?

Then I can suggest only that you never use any smartphones or laptops.

Features: 
Microsoft HoloLens is only good for two things: And they're not holograms

I was talking about the comment to which I initially responded.It's fair comment to say if you believe the article is biased. I don't believe it…

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

You win points for anonymous bravery and zany humour when selecting usernames. Laugh? I nearly did.

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Sky to offer mobile phone contracts with O2: Will Vodafone make a move?

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Windows 10: a guaranteed success. Probably.

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Do we need to fight the government again over design and art education?

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How to make money selling books on the iBookstore, publish your book in Apple's book store