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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


Review: 
Humyo review

Launched a little over a year ago, Humyo.com is an online file-storage, -sharing and collaboration service that gives you a generous 10GB of…

Review: 
Clickfree Portable Backup HD225 review

The Clickfree Portable Backup is a USB hard drive promising hassle-free plug-and-go backup.

Features: 
Why the world needs Wikia Search

Wikia Search always seemed like a non starter. Expecting a community driven, open-source search engine to rival Google is a laudable aim, but it…

Features: 
All we are saying, is give Phorm a chance

Phorm. Phorm, Phorm. Where did it all go wrong?

Features: 
What could tempt you back to Internet Explorer?

Internet Explorer 8.0 is now available and, by all accounts, it's a decent web browser. But really, who cares?

Features: 
Kids use the internet a lot, Pope a Catholic

So each month UK children spend an average of 43.5 hours online. And we're supposed to be surprised, even worried, by this? So it would seem,…

Review: 
Dane-Elec Zpen review

A digital pen with ICR software, the Dane-Elec Zpen captures handwritten notes, and converts them to word processor documents with the supplied…

Features: 
Twitter and the fear of digital exclusion

I resisted, I really did. But eventually Twitter got me. One Tweet and I was in.

News: 
MBS porn-billing firm ceases trading

Platte Media, the controversial pay-for-porn company formerly known as 'MBS', has ceased operating in the UK

Features: 
CeBIT: is homeplug the future of home entertainment?

I've long had a slightly cranky regard for the benefits of homeplug. For the uninitiated, that's bouncing a data signal along electric wires,…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
Sony Xperia Z4 UK release date, price and specs rumours

Bless you! Not sure where I became relevant, but for the record: I bought an iPhone 3G about six years ago, and am posting this from my LG G3.

Features: 
Budget smartphones

A bit too expensive for this list. Great handset.

News: 
Samsung Galaxy S6 release date and specs rumours: When will the Galaxy S6 come out?

Xioami sells many more smartphones than does Apple, I believe.

Features: 
How to delete Android devices from Google Play store

Ouch. How does Roy feel about starting a sentence with 'also'?

Features: 
How to watch Samsung Galaxy S5 launch event live: follow the Samsung Unpacked 5 press conference

Fair point. We use the same page as lots of people bookmark it. Does make the comments a little confusing!

Features: 
Battle of the browsers 2013: which is the best web browser for Windows?

I'm not making an argument. You hinted that we were somehow paid to promote Google Chrome. I called you on it: we weren't, we would never do that,…

Features: 
Battle of the browsers 2013: which is the best web browser for Windows?

For the record, the onus is most definitely not on us to disprove false accusations of corruption. But I am always happy to do so. (And I presume…

Features: 
6 best budget gaming PCs 2014: What's the best low-cost gaming PC you can buy in the UK?

We are working on a new responsive site that will ease some of these issues. Thanks for your patience. (Sent from my own Lg g3!)

Features: 
Minix Neo Z64 UK release date, price and specs: Sub-£100 mini PC runs Windows 8.1 or Android KitKat

I can't comment on your experience, and I am sorry if it was bad, but we have checked out Geekbuying as we do any e-commerce site we mention. We…

Features: 
Battle of the browsers 2013: which is the best web browser for Windows?

Why don't you join the dots for me? If you are accusing the publishers of this website of being corrupt, at least have the bravery to actually do…

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