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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: 
Synology DiskStation DS413 review

The Synology DiskStation DS413 is a more affordable alternative to the four-bay DS412+, with an unfamilar but capable processor to keep your data…

Review: 
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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Best things to do to keep a MacBook Pro running fast

Here are some of our best tips on how to keep your MacBook Pro running fast.

Review: 
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.

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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…

Review: 
Das Keyboard Model S Professional for Mac review

Das Keyboard is not German, but the US keyboard specialist does use German precision Cherry MX Blue switches in its Das Keyboard Model S…

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Matias Tactile Pro 3 Keyboard review

The Matias Tactile Pro is a traditional keyboard with mechanical keys, aimed at Mac users who would like more tactile feedback or more on-key…

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Matias Quiet Pro Keyboard review

The Matias Quiet Pro Keyboard answers the need for a real mechanical keyboard that won't drive you or your colleagues mad by a noisy…

Review: 
Google Nexus 10 vs Apple iPad 2 comparison review

The Nexus 10 and iPad 2 cost about the same, and are both available direct from their makers, so we put them to the test. Here's our Google Nexus…

Review: 
Samsung 840 Series 250GB review

Samsung's 840 Series is the cheaper version of the Samsung 840 Pro Series, using the latest lower-cost TLC flash chips to keep the price down…


 

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…

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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…

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…

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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:…

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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