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Andrew Harrison

Andrew Harrison

Andrew Harrison is Technical Editor at PC Advisor, responsible for writing and editing product reviews as well as overseeing the testing of PCs and laptops for the magazine's monthly charts section. When not at his office desk, Andrew can be found probing the latest tech in the IDG test lab, devising novel ways to evaluate products.

He has a broad interest and experience in computer technology from routers and networking to open-source, Macintosh and Windows systems. Prior to PC Advisor, Andrew worked in technical editing positions in specialist hi-fi and music publications.

 

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Articles by Andrew Harrison


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Linn Sneaky DSM review - Digital audio streamer and integrated amplifier produces sound fit for only the MP3 generation

An integrated digital audio streamer and stereo amplifier, the Linn Sneaky sounds like a £5,000 amplifier in its control and timing; and a £100…

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How to make and receive HD phone calls: everything you need to know about HD Voice

With many modern smartphones supporting wideband audio (or HD Voice), high quality phone calls are now possible. Here's how to make and receive HD…

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Best SSD 2014: what's the best SSD (solid-state drive)?

What's the best SSD (solid-state drive)? - SSDs are quieter and faster than traditional hard drives. As prices start to drop and storage…

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WD My Passport Pro 4TB review: price per capacity makes this the cheapest Thunderbolt drive in its class

The WD My Passport Pro is portable RAID storage with Thunderbolt connectivity. Here's our WD My Passport Pro review.

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Toshiba Q Series Pro review

PC Advisor reviews the Toshiba Q Series Pro SSD.

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Seagate 600 SSD review

PC Advisor reviews the Seagate 600 SSD.

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SanDisk Extreme II SSD review

PC Advisor reviews the SanDisk Extreme II SSD.

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OCZ Vector 150 SSD review

PC Advisor reviews the OCZ Vector 150 SSD.

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Intel 730 Series SSD review

PC Advisor reviews the Intel 730 Series SSD.

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Crucial M550 SSD review

PC Advisor reviews the Crucial M550 SSD.


 

Comments by Andrew Harrison


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Sennheiser Momentum Black review: bloated bass-focused headphone

Thank you PVPSAAAAN for that accolade. I'm... humbled. Does the author of the most-biased-review-on-the-internet get an award to show for it? Even…

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WD LiveWire review

Hi Lyndon It was confirmed as true that the WD LiveWire only has 10/100 ethernet ports. And Western Digital is not alone in putting in…

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Google Android: freephone toll

Hi SamDe, care to elaborate on your comment? I'd welcome any feedback for factual inaccuracies I may inadvertently have made. Thanks, Andrew…

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Google Android: freephone toll

Not necessarily – in our group test of 25 Android anti-malware apps, there were three products that identified 90% or more of the malware samples.…

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iPad review

Hi Oliver, thanks for the post – I hadn't heard that story about iOS crashing more than Android. And a story I believe it to be, based on my own…

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iPad review

Withholding tech? Care to expand? It doesn't need to match competitors; if they want to make a viable tablet then it's they that need to catch up…

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Quiet PC Serenity Z68 Gamer Xtreme review

We have now heard back from Quiet PC, which informed us that the price of some sub-components had increased and these were automatically but…

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Samsung Galaxy Nexus review

Hi Kieran Thanks for your comments! Choice is good, a point I certainly appreciate. And for powerful reasons of personal principle I can truly…

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Palicomp Phoenix i5 Solar Flare review

Hi Andy The XFX components look about right as substitutes. But please get in touch with me directly so I can clarify some other points:…

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Apple MacBook Pro 15in (Early 2011) review

Hello Revolutionay United Front No intention to be disingenuous about Thunderbolt here - the facts stated and my personal commentary on the new…

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