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
Lenovo ThinkPad W530 review
The Lenovo ThinkPad W530 is a business tool of a laptop, albeit with a home entertainment 15.6in widescreen for watching films.
Cherry G80-3000 review
The Cherry G80-3000 is a classic Qwerty keyboard, with Cherry MX Blue switches to complete a true mechanical keyboard at an approachable price.
Scosche strikeLINE PRO review
Spring into the new season with Scosche's strikeLINE PRO, a Lightning cable than knows how to retreat into its shell.
The T+A E Series Music Receiver is a stereo music centre from a pedigree hi-fi specialist, with added network connectivity besides its CD and…
The Musical Fidelity V-Link 192 is a worthy development of the company's formidable USB-to-digital audio adaptor, now with more isolation and…
The Synology DiskStation DS413 is a more affordable alternative to the four-bay DS412+, with an unfamilar but capable processor to keep your data…
Matrox DS1 review
The Matrox DS1 is the world's first proper Thunderbolt dock, a box for distributing a range of ports from a single Thunderbolt interface.
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Orée Board review
The Orée Board is a compact keyboard for PCs and tablets, encased in a beautiful wood case and finished off with wooden keys.
Network not work: life without internet
Could you live without the internet? We certainly can't, and it seems even Google is beginning to rethink its online-only approach with its…
Comments by Andrew Harrison
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…
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…
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:…
Hello Revolutionay United Front No intention to be disingenuous about Thunderbolt here - the facts stated and my personal commentary on the new…