Matt Egan

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Matt Egan is Editorial Director of IDG UK, publisher of Macworld UK, having worked for the UK's biggest tech media company since 2003. 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 install Windows on a Mac

How to install Windows on a Mac

Here's how to install Windows 10 on any Mac. We explain the two main methods, Boot Camp and virtualisation, and the pros and cons of each

Here's how to install Windows 10 on any Mac. We explain the two main methods, Boot Camp and virtualisation, and the pros and cons of each

21 Apr 17

How to recover deleted text messages on iPhone

How to recover deleted text messages on iPhone

If you have lost or deleted an important text message on your iPhone you may be able to recover it using one of these tips

If you have lost or deleted an important text message on your iPhone you may be able to recover it using one of these tips

19 Apr 17

How to fix an iPhone (or iPad) that won't charge its battery

How to fix an iPhone (or iPad) that won't charge its battery

Quick tips and longer-term fixes to try if the Lighting port isn't working to charge up your iPhone or iPad's battery

Quick tips and longer-term fixes to try if the Lighting port isn't working to charge up your iPhone or iPad's battery

11 Apr 17

How to transfer from Android to iPhone

How to transfer from Android to iPhone

Here's how to move all your vital data - contacts, photos, music, apps and more - from your old Android phone to a new iPhone today

Here's how to move all your vital data - contacts, photos, music, apps and more - from your old Android phone to a new iPhone today

27 Mar 17

Best Mac antivirus 2017

Best Mac antivirus 2017

Your guide to the best antivirus and security software for Mac 2017 for your peace of mind

Your guide to the best antivirus and security software for Mac 2017 for your peace of mind

23 Mar 17

 
Apple TV review (third gen, 2012), updated for 2017: Apple TV buying advice

Apple TV review (third gen, 2012), updated for 2017: Apple TV buying advice

The 2012 Apple TV has been discontinued, but it's still possible to pick one up second hand. Does the third-gen Apple TV offer value, five years on?

The 2012 Apple TV has been discontinued, but it's still possible to pick one up second hand. Does the third-gen Apple TV offer value, five years on?

18 Jan 17

How to use emoji on iPhone, iPad & Mac | What is emoji? | What are emoji?

How to use emoji on iPhone, iPad & Mac | What is emoji? | What are emoji?

In-depth guide to using emoji on iPhone and iPad - how to use emoji on email and iMessage. Plus: what's the difference between emoji and emoticons?

In-depth guide to using emoji on iPhone and iPad - how to use emoji on email and iMessage. Plus: what's the difference between emoji and emoticons?

16 Dec 16

Apple Watch Series 2 vs Sony SmartWatch 3 comparison review

Apple Watch Series 2 vs Sony SmartWatch 3 comparison review

Our Apple Watch Series 2 vs Sony SmartWatch 3 comparison review finds that the Sony watch is a cracking wearable, but the Apple Watch comes out on top - if you can afford it

Our Apple Watch Series 2 vs Sony SmartWatch 3 comparison review finds that the Sony watch is a cracking wearable, but the Apple Watch comes out on top - if you can afford it

21 Sep 16

How to buy a cheap Mac

How to buy a cheap Mac

How to grab a bargain when looking to buy a Mac, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, an iMac or Mac Pro

How to grab a bargain when looking to buy a Mac, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, an iMac or Mac Pro

25 Apr 16

 
Apple Pay vs Samsung Pay comparison

Apple Pay vs Samsung Pay comparison

What's the best contactless payment system? Read our Apple Pay vs Samsung Pay comparison to find out

What's the best contactless payment system? Read our Apple Pay vs Samsung Pay comparison to find out

09 Jul 15

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