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

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    How to Recover Deleted Texts on iPhone

    Three ways to retrieve accidentally deleted text messages from an iPhone

    30 Oct 2018

  • how to delete cookies and browsing history

    How to delete cookies and browsing history

    Make sure your movements are kept private and hide your digital footsteps

    17 Oct 2018

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    How to block pop ups

    Stop annoying pop up messages appearing as you surf and compute

    09 Oct 2018

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    Amazon Kindle Paperwhite review

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

    13 Jul 2018

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    How to downgrade iOS 12

    Having performance problems or other issues with iOS 12? Here's how to revert back to iOS 11

    26 Jun 2018

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    Do you need antivirus on a smartwatch?

    Here's how to secure your smartwatch and protect your data

    21 Jun 2018

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    What does Google know about you?

    We explain how you can find what data Google holds about you, and how to limit it

    15 Jun 2018

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    How to password protect iPhone apps and folders

    Here's how you can lock apps and folders on your iPhone or iPad

    10 May 2018

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    How to remove a browser redirect virus

    Here's how to fix your computer when any web search is redirected somewhere you don't want

    09 May 2018

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    How to Block Ads on Android

    Ads are a major pain in the behind, especially on your mobile phone. Here's how to stop pop-ups and ads in Android

    11 Apr 2018

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    What Hardware Is Inside My PC: How to Find Graphics, CPU & RAM Specs

    We explain how to quickly find out the hardware specification of your Windows computer

    06 Apr 2018

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    How to File Tax Return Online in the UK

    How to manage your finances online and take the stress out of the tax self assessment deadline

    23 Jan 2018

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    How to send secure messages and encrypted emails

    Protect sensitive data by sending messages and emails over secure, encrypted services

    13 Dec 2017

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    Windows 8 vs Windows 10

    No longer a free upgrade, Windows 10 is still a much better operating system

    11 Dec 2017

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    Windows 10 review

    Windows 10 is a worthwhile upgrade. Here's why you'll want to upgrade your PCs and laptops to Windows 10 right away

    11 Dec 2017

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