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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: 
Broadband adoption is slowing... why?

Run for your life: the UK's economic and social progress is in jeopardy because laggards are sticking to dialup or, worse, no internet at all.

Features: 
Survey: Radiohead fans are cheapskates

But not me. I'm an idiot. According to a survey, two-thirds of the people who downloaded Radiohead's latest album, 'In Rainbows', paid nothing.…

Features: 
Asus: Apple is building a Tablet PC

What's an Apple Tablet? I'll give you a clue: it's not the sort of vitamin infusion old men take to kickstart their doddering mojos. No, MacBook…

Review: 
T-Mobile Sidekick 3 mobile phone

Coming at T-Mobile's Sidekick 3 with no preconceptions, it's difficult to know who it's aimed at.

Features: 
Kylie Minogue launches Facebook rival

Pint-sized Aussie pop minx Kylie Minogue has set up a social-networking site all of her own. KylieKonnect is free to join, and welcomes you 'into…

Features: 
Ubuntu: laptop killer

Ubuntu Linux has been taking a kicking this week in the crazed, hedonistic world of online forums. It appears that using Ubuntu on a laptop could…

Features: 
Nokia and Vodafone take on Apple iTunes

As previously trailed, Nokia today launched the Nokia Music Store download service. Vodafone also unleashed its own music store - but it's banking…

Features: 
Google's PageRank tweak to stop sites selling links

A week after an update to Google's visible PageRank system got all manner of commercial websites in a Web 2.0 flap, the search-engine giant has…

Features: 
'Iconic' iPhone will cause crime wave

An industry expert today speculated that the Apple iPhone will cause a jump in mobile phone thefts when it launches next week.

Features: 
ISPs told: get tough with illegal downloaders

Simon Cowell wants to eat your internet. Well, the UK music industry wants ISPs to kick off the internet persistent illegal filesharers, but ISPs…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


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…

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…

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