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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


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Matrox DS1 Thunderbolt dock video 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. Here's…

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Sonoro cuboDock review

The Sonoro cuboDock is a one-box stereo loudspeaker for the iPod and iPhone, with added Bluetooth audio connectivity. Here's our Sonoro cuboDock…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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T+A E Series Music Receiver review

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…

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Musical Fidelity V-Link 192 review

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…

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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…

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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.


 

Comments by Andrew Harrison


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SSD vs SSHD: which is the best hard drive to buy?

Reliability of SSD technology has greatly improved since SSDs first became available in the late 2000s. Now we can expect to see an SSD last at…

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Asus ZenBook UX305F review: Asus gets in there first with attractive Intel Core M ultraportable laptop

A laptop with a flakey trackpad is never going to get full marks. Acer had similar problems with its Aspire V3-371, proving you really can ruin a…

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HP 255 G3 review: with decent keyboard, trackpad and display for only £200 the HP is a good budget Windows laptop

Mr Athow, many thanks for stopping by with that correction.Coincidence or conspiracy? With apologies to Heinlein, you may have attributed…

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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…

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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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