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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: 
Pictures: Acer responds to Asus Eee PC

It's mini-laptop madness out there. The Asus Eee PC has for the past year held the high ground in the ultra-cheap, ultraportable laptop market,…

Features: 
Windows Vista's half-term report: must try harder

Hard to believe, but Vista is nearly half-way through its life as Microsoft’s top dog.

Features: 
Hitachi CinemaStar C5K320 and 5K500 hard drives

Hitachi has announced two new internal hard drives: the CinemaStar C5K320 and the CinemaStar 5K500.

Features: 
Teaching kids to cheat smarter

Today brought the news that infamously incompetent exam board Edexcel has developed James Bond-style technology to discourage A-Level and GCSE cheats.

Features: 
Epilepsy on YouTube - freakshow or education?

Epilepsy campaigners today criticised YouTube clips of people having seizures.

Review: 
WhiteSmoke 2008+ Executive review

WhiteSmoke 2008+ Executive is software that aims to improve and edit your writing.

Features: 
Text messaging more expensive than space exploration

Text messaging costs roughly four times as much as downloading data from Nasa's Hubble Space Telescope.

Features: 
Retailer announces GTA IV for the PC

It's not yet announced for the PC, but one German retailer is already taking orders for a Windows version of GTA IV.

Features: 
Asus and HP's big fight for tiny hearts, minds and digits

We're living in a miniaturised world. Small is beautiful and it's all Asus' fault.

Review: 
Sony DPF-V900 review

As one would expect from Sony, the DPF-V900 is a stunning piece of kit, a 9in picture frame destined to enhance any home.


 

Comments by Matt Egan


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

Price and value are very inportant2, in our view.

News: 
Microsoft set to launch a smartwatch to rival Android Wear and iWatch

The 'guy' is the author. A girl. Everyday sexism. And I defy you to find a better article on the subject. The headline is fair, the article very…

Review: 
Xperia Z3 vs iPhone 6 comparison review: Sony slaps Apple in a flagship smartphone face off - but both face challenges in a competitive market

The comparison is unbiased John. I didn't intend to rant, and if it came across in such a way i failed. But I do resent being accused of…

Features: 
40 upcoming consumer tech products you should be most excited about

Best guess (and it is a guess) is March next year: http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/new... In the mean time, I can personally recommend the LG G3. But…

Features: 
40 upcoming consumer tech products you should be most excited about

Ha! Please don't harm yourself! Thanks for a classy and funny reply. And for the record we do need to change site design to make things clearer.…

Features: 
40 upcoming consumer tech products you should be most excited about

There are seven smartphones, Rosko. One of them is an iPhone. So I presume you are accusing us of being biased toward Android?

Review: 
Lumia 830 review: mid-priced 5in Windows smartphone offers good battery life, decent build and camera. But performance is poor

In which case I didn't express my experience well enough. Anything graphics intensive was laggy. Including maps.Didn't test the gloves thing, and…

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