Matt Egan

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Matt Egan is Editorial Director of IDG, publisher of Tech Advisor, having worked for the UK's best-read technology publication since 2003. IDG is the world's largest technology media, events and data company. A passionate technology fan who writes on subjects as diverse as smartphones, 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

  • How to watch BBC iPlayer abroad

    How to watch BBC iPlayer abroad

    How to access UK TV when you are abroad and watch BBC iPlayer from anywhere in the world.

    21 Sep 2017

  • What is the Dark Web, What is the Deep Web, and How Can you Access it?

    What is the Dark Web, What is the Deep Web, and How Can you Access it?

    The internet is huge, but there's a lot more to it then the tiny corner you know about. We explain the Dark Web and the Deep Web

    21 Sep 2017

  • How to downgrade iOS 11

    How to downgrade iOS 11

    Having performance problems or other issues with iOS 11? Here's how to revert back to iOS 10

    18 Sep 2017

  • How to restore deleted iPhone messages

    How to restore deleted iPhone messages

    3 ways to recover deleted text messages from an iPhone

    15 Sep 2017

  • How to get support for Windows 10

    How to get support for Windows 10

    Here's what you can do if you need to speak to Microsoft about Windows 10 problems

    14 Sep 2017

  • The best kids apps for 2017

    The best kids apps for 2017

    We round up the apps we recommend for kids of all ages, from toddlers to teens

    12 Sep 2017

  • 5 free ways to clean up your PC or laptop

    5 free ways to clean up your PC or laptop

    Make your PC or laptop work faster for free

    12 Sep 2017

  • The best backup software in 2017

    The best backup software in 2017

    Our guide to the best backup software you can buy in the UK in 2017

    11 Sep 2017

  • Best phone network 2017 UK

    Best phone network 2017 UK

    Which phone network is the best in the UK? BT, EE, Giffgaff, O2, Sky, Tesco Mobile, Three, Virgin and Vodafone compared

    29 Aug 2017

  • The best printers for 2017

    The best printers for 2017

    Whether for home use or business, these are the best printers you can buy

    17 Aug 2017

  • Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2015) review

    Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (2015) review

    Kindle Paperwhite eReader is thin and light and has a brilliant display. But we would lose some of that for better battery life

    25 Jul 2017

  • The best Windows tablets for 2017

    The best Windows tablets for 2017

    We test, rate and rank the best Windows tablets you can buy

    18 Jul 2017

  • How to block ads on Android

    How to block ads on Android

    Make your Android phone surf faster, and save money, by blocking pop-up ads

    12 Jul 2017

  • How to start Windows 10 in Safe Mode

    How to start Windows 10 in Safe Mode

    We show you how to boot a Windows 10 PC or laptop in Safe Mode, and how to get out of it too.

    19 Jun 2017

  • Do Macs get viruses?

    Do Macs get viruses?

    Why Macs don't need security software (mostly), but why you should still have antivirus on your Mac

    15 May 2017

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