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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: 
It's scientific fact: girls love pink

But it's nothing you should worry your pretty little head about - it's evolution and your love of ruddy-faced chaps, sweetheart. Two Newcastle…

Features: 
Nokia takes aim at Apple's iTunes and iPhone

If Nokia has its way, Apple may live to regret thrusting its sticky paws into the mobile phone market with the iPhone.

Features: 
Happy birthday the CD, 25 today

Exactly a quarter of a century ago today the first compact discs were produced in Germany. Who'd have thought that a recording of ABBA's The…

Features: 
AMD shuns Evesham

Kids can be so cruel. And by kids, I mean chip manufacturers. Specifically AMD. Still reeling from receivership and eventual rescue by PPC…

Features: 
Wikipedia Scanner's war on error

Editing your own entry on Wikipedia is low, but you'd be surprised how many people do it. The Wikipedia Scanner has produced a hall of shame of…

Features: 
Liverpool Philharmonic to play 'live' in Second Life

Second Life is claiming a first: the Liverpool Philharmonic is set to be the first professional orchestra to perform live to a virtual audience. …

Features: 
20% of Facebook users are IDiots

Not content with destroying their careers and social lives in the relentless pursuit of Zombie points, millions of users of social-networking…

Features: 
Email stress 'getting out of hand'

According to research, monitoring a constant influx of email leaves wonks throughout the UK feeling tired and frustrated. And 'email stress' leads…

Features: 
Hospital web provision will make you sick

I don't mind paying for things. Well, I do. But I really object to being fleeced when I've got no option to go elsewhere.

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First World War records published online

The UK's largest family history website, Ancestry.co.uk, this week completed its publication of pension records for the British Army in World War I.


 

Comments by Matt Egan


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

No meds but I *have* had two coffees this morning. That could be it. (I have no intention of quitting, BTW, although in this game you are only…

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

Give me a clue. What language is this?

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Galaxy S5 comparison review: New flagship only adds a few features

('Chris' friend' from the same IP address as 'Chris'. If it wasn't so sad it would be funny.)

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Galaxy S5 comparison review: New flagship only adds a few features

Hey Chris. When you say things like 'unfortunately a lot of these websites are getting paid by the opposition' you make yourself look like a…

Review: 
Sony Xperia Z Ultra preview: a 6.4-inch Android phablet

'Squinty little girl phones'? Let's avoid sexism if we can (although I understand that chicks really dig sexist geeks).

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

So any smartphone without an SD card slot should go to the bottom of the list?

Review: 
Nexus 10 vs Surface RT vs iPad 4 tablet comparison review

So, what - you accused us of corruption because you were annoyed with reviews on other sites? A little odd. (And unfair.)For what it is worth I…

Video: 
5 reasons why PCs are better than Macs: Mac vs Windows PC - which is best?

It wasn't planned at all. I just like to talk!

Features: 
Samsung Galaxy S5: Price and where to buy in the UK

Ha! Just pointing out from where you can get the S5.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 release date, price and specs 2014

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iOS 8 features wishlist: the changes iPhone and iPad users want in Apple's iOS 8

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25 Years of the World Wide Web: Happy Birthday, Intenet

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Developers get access to more Sony camera features