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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: 
The truth about wireless speeds

Most people will find 802.11n wireless networking sufficiently fast, but it’s actually slower than last century’s wired ethernet. A truly nippy…

Review: 
Buffalo AirStation 1750 review

The world's first 802.11ac wireless router is the Buffalo AirStation 1750 WZR-D1800H. We put this breakthrough new statement in Wi-Fi technology…

Features: 
Ultraportable laptops buying advice

Here's how to choose an ultraportable laptop.

Features: 
Buying advice: mid-price laptops

Stepping beyond the cheapest budget laptops below £500 allows for a better selection of internal components, as well as improving the quality of…

Review: 
Cisco Linksys EA4500 review

The Cisco Linksys EA4500 is a development of the company's previous flagship E4200, and this new premium wireless router offers cloud management…

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iStorage diskAshur 500GB review

Adding to iStorage's range of secure storage is the iStorage diskAshur, a portable keypad-locked hard drive with USB 3.0 interface and the latest…

Features: 
Ivy Bridge laptops buying advice

If you're looking to buy a new laptop complete with the latest Intel Ivy Bridge processor, here's some sound buying advice from PC Advisor's experts.

Features: 
Google's dreams of electric sheep

For the past two years, the iPad has ruled the tablet PC roost. That status quo is about to change, though, with Google determined to claw its way…

Review: 
Apple AirPort Express 802.11n (2nd Generation) review

Apple's AirPort Express 802.11n (2nd Generation) is actually the third iteration of this no-nonsense and most versatile compact wireless router.

Review: 
WD My Book Thunderbolt Duo review

The WD My Book Thunderbolt Duo is a two-disk desktop storage volume using the high-speed Thunderbolt interface, available in 4TB or 6TB total…


 

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…

Review: 
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.…

Review: 
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…

Review: 
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:…

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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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