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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


Features: 
Budget laptop buying guide

Budget priced laptops can be found for less than £500, and while performance will be quick enough for most people, economies are usually made in…

Review: 
Acer Aspire S5 review

The Acer Aspire S5 is a thin and light laptop that is incredibly powerful for its size. It boasts SSD storage and dual-band Wi-Fi. It's also the…

Features: 
Tech21 now has iPhone 5 cases

Tech21, the company that bills itself as preoccupied by protection, has announced Apple iPhone 5 compatibility for its line of phone cases.

Features: 
iOS 6 new features for iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPad and iPod

Apple has released iOS 6 complete with over 200 new features. We go through the most eye catching new iOS 6 features and let you know if you can…

Features: 
iPhone 5: First analysis from the lab

Real-life samples of the iPhone 5 are not in the wild yet, so the following is an analysis of the facts so far

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Apple iPhone 5 nano-SIM: what you need to know

What you need to know about the nano-SIM card that's widely believed to be the SIM of choice for the new Apple iPhone.

Review: 
Tech21 Impact Slip Leather Case for MacBook Pro 15 review

The Tech21 Impact Slip Leather Case for MacBook Pro 15in is a tough sleeve for the Unibody MacBook Pro, using D3O Impactology tech to combat…

Review: 
WD Red 3TB review

The WD Red is a new range of hard disks optimised for consumer and small business NAS drives.

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Plextor PX-256M5S review

The Plextor M5S series of SSD aims to offer most of the performance of the Plextor M3 but at a more affordable price.

Review: 
Samsung 830 Series 512GB review

The Samsung 830 Series SSD is a good all-round solid-state drive, available in capacities up to the 512GB version tested here.


 

Comments by Andrew Harrison


Review: 
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…

Features: 
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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