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 files from an SD card

    Your SD card is broken or you accidentally deleted files: here's what to do

    16 Nov 2018

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    The best smart thermostat for 2018

    Smart thermostats make it easy to control your heating from anywhere

    09 Nov 2018

  • how to recover deleted texts on iphone

    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

  • best printers 2018

    The best printers for 2018

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

    24 Sep 2018

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    Best Windows tablet 2018

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

    19 Sep 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

  • what does google know about you

    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

  • how to remove browser redirect virus

    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

  • how to block ads android

    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

  • dark web

    What is the Dark Web & How to 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

    06 Apr 2018

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