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.
Articles by Andrew Harrison
HP ZBook 15u G2 review: Tough but portable, HP's ZBook laptop will appeal to a professional audience
Tough but portable, HP's ZBook laptop will appeal to a professional audience. We review the HP ZBook 15u G2.
Freecom Tough Drive Mini SSD 256GB review: The Tough Drive Mini SSD performs as well as it is tough
Freecom's Tough Drive Mini SSD performs as well as it is tough. Here's our Freecom Tough Drive Mini SSD review.
WD My Cloud EX2100 8TB review: A snappy NAS drive brimming with useful features that's a real contender to its Synology rivals
WD's My Cloud EX2100 8TB is a snappy NAS drive brimming with useful features that's a real contender to its Synology rivals. We review the WD My…
6 best VPN services 2015 UK: Best tools to hide your location online and access blocked content - VPN services explained - best virtual private network services - best VPN reviews
If you're concerned about online privacy, a virtual private network (VPN) will help keep snoopers at bay. We round up the six best VPN services…
Schenker XMG A505 review: Build your own gaming laptop with this barebones chassis from Schenker
Build your own gaming laptop with this barebones chassis from Schenker. We review the Schenker XMG A505 power laptop.
PC Advisor reviews the 9 best wireless routers you can buy in the UK in 2015.
8 best 802.11ac wireless routers 2015: What's the best 802.11ac router you can buy in the UK?
The latest 802.11ac wireless routers support improved performance, reliability and range. We round up the 8 best 802.11ac wireless routers you can…
6 best portable hard drives 2015: what's the best portable hard drive you can buy in the UK?
We review the top 6 best portable hard drives available to buy in the UK in 2015.
What's the best SSD (solid-state drive) 2015? As prices start to drop and storage capacities increase, PC Advisor charts the best SSDs…
MSI GS60 2QD-470UK review: The most totable gaming laptop in its category, the MSI doesn't scrimp on performance
The most totable gaming laptop in its category, the MSI doesn't scrimp on performance. We review the MSI GS60 2QD-470UK power laptop.
Comments by Andrew Harrison
Reliability of SSD technology has greatly improved since SSDs first became available in the late 2000s. Now we can expect to see an SSD last at…
Asus ZenBook UX305F review: Asus gets in there first with attractive Intel Core M ultraportable laptop
A laptop with a flakey trackpad is never going to get full marks. Acer had similar problems with its Aspire V3-371, proving you really can ruin a…
HP 255 G3 review: with decent keyboard, trackpad and display for only £200 the HP is a good budget Windows laptop
Mr Athow, many thanks for stopping by with that correction.Coincidence or conspiracy? With apologies to Heinlein, you may have attributed…
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…
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…
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…
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.…
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…
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…
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…