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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


Review: 
Apple MacBook Pro 13in with Retina display review

Retina display is the main draw for the Apple MacBook Pro 13in with Retina display, although few notebooks could compete even if Apple hadn't put…

Review: 
Acer Aspire S7-391 review

The Acer Aspire S7-391 is one of the first Windows 8 touchscreen laptops, an ultrabook with high-resolution IPS display.

Features: 
Surface RT: ARM'd, but not dangerous

Windows Phone's where's-my-app theme is echoed by the Surface RT, making it unlikely that Microsoft has the power to steal market share from…

Review: 
Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal review

Ubuntu 12.10, otherwise known as Quantal Quetzel, is a landmark release from Canonical, if not entirely for the right reasons...

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Chord Electronics Index & Scamp review

The Chord Electronics Index is a network audio streamer which combines with the Scamp integrated amplifier to form a Lilliputian high-end audio…

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Ducky DK9008 Shine 2 review

The Ducky DK9008 Shine 2 is a high-end PC keyboard with Cherry MX mechanical switches and sophisticated backlit keys.

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WD My Passport Edge for Mac 500GB review

The WD My Passport Edge for Mac 500GB is really a drive for all platforms, a super slim model with a good turn of speed.

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Focal XS Book review

The Focal XS Book is a desktop speaker system for PCs and laptops, designed and built by long-established loudspeaker specialist Focal & Co.

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Motörheadphönes Iron Fist review

These Motörhead-branded headphones aren't just a gimmick. They sound great, too – and not just on heavy speed metal.

Features: 
Apple iPad mini: hands-on

On its launch day of 2nd November 2012, we spent just a brief time handling the Apple iPad mini. Here are our initial impressions.


 

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…

Features: 
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…

Review: 
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…

Review: 
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…

Review: 
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:…

Review: 
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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