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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: 
How to protect your laptop and data from thieves

As various civil servants know only too well, thousands of laptops are lost and stolen each year. Here, we'll show you how to enhance your chances…

Features: 
Symantec says 'Ola' to faster, lighter online security

Today I have been mostly watching Symantec launch Norton Internet Security 2009 in a lovely hotel in Madrid. Tough gig.

News: 
Symantec launches Norton Internet Security 2009

Symantec today launched Norton Internet Security 2009, and Norton AntiVirus 2009. The company claims that the updated internet security suite and…

Features: 
Post office to launch mobile phone network?

Multiple reports today suggested that her majesty's Post Office is contemplating following up its broadband success with a mobile phone network.

Review: 
iRiver Lplayer review

iRiver's Lplayer is an 8GB portable media player so small and cute you'll want to take it home and adopt it. And at 41g, it's no heavyweight, either.

Review: 
International Cricket Captain 2008 review

The sports side of resource management games has long been sewn up by soccer-management sims such as Championship Manager and Football Manager.…

Features: 
Muslim Massacre game: tasteless beyond parody

It's one of those 'write-by-numbers' stories: über-violent/raunchy/politically incorrect game appears, and the Right-Thinking Majority rush…

Features: 
Firefox rival, Vista killer... what is Google Chrome?

On the face of it, the answer is simple: Google Chrome is an open-source web browser and, as such, will be aiming to blow Mozilla Firefox out of…

Review: 
BT Total Broadband with BT ToGo review

People are more likely to change spouse (okay, bank) than ISP, so ISPs need their existing customers to cough up for more services - enter BT's…

Features: 
Microsoft slaps Google with IE8: the 'porn browser'

You remember Internet Explorer, right? Rubbish web browser used only by people who clung to AOL dialup until someone told them t'interweb lives in…


 

Comments by Matt Egan


Features: 
How to use System Restore to fix a Windows 8 PC or laptop

This explains our position (which may change): http://www.techadvisor.co.uk/o...

Features: 
How to stop autoplaying ads, videos and media on web pages: stop videos autoplaying in Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer

Yes, we certainly do. This explains our current thinking, but it is constantly up for review: http://www.techadvisor.co.uk/o...

Review: 
Apple Watch vs Huawei Watch comparison preview: What's the difference?

Certain irony in the punctuation in this post.

Review: 
Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Sony Xperia Z4 comparison: What to expect from the smartphone market leaders in 2015

So we should never compare any products unless it is Samsung and Apple? Odd viewpoint.

Features: 
How to manually upgrade an Android smartphone or tablet

'Full of links to other parts of the site' is an odd criticism!

Features: 
Oculus Rift release date, specs and features: Oculus Rift set to change the way we play, how we experience events and places

No idea what that means. I'm gonna presume it was a compliment. Thanks!

Features: 
Group test: what's the best security software?

Which would be okay for most, and fine in your case because you understand what you are doing and can make an informed decision. But this list is…

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Three of the most expensive Limited Edition games ever made: Who's buying a $1,000,000 game?

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The future of Microsoft Surface: What to expect from the Surface Pro 4

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