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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: 
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…

Review: 
Apple OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion review

Apple's Mountain Lion is the new OS X, version 10.8, and the eighth update in 11 years to the Mac operating system. We walk you through the new…

Review: 
iStorage diskAshur DT 3TB review

The iStorage diskAshur DT 3TB is a high-capacity desktop drive with 256-bit encryption, all locked down through a number keypad.

Review: 
Apple MacBook Pro with Retina display 2.6GHz review

Apple's MacBook Pro with Retina display is available with 2.6GHz Intel Core i7 and 512GB solid-state drive, staking out its ground as the fastest…

Review: 
Samsung 900X4C review

Samsung's Series 9 notebook range includes the NP900X4C-A01UK, a 15in screen model now packing Intel Ivy Bridge power and familiar Air-like styling.

News: 
Amazon Kindle Fire coming to the UK

Dixons Stores Group – the retailing company which encompasses PC World, Dixons, and Currys – has revealed that it will be selling the Amazon…

Review: 
Apple MacBook Air 11in (Mid-2012) review

The tiny Apple MacBook Air 11in (Mid-2012) benefits enormously from faster ports and a faster, leaner processor.

News: 
Western Digital sees Red

Western Digital has announced WD Red, a new range of hard disks aimed squarely at the burgeoning network-attached storage (NAS) market.

Features: 
How to dual boot a Mac with Windows 7 and OS X

Dual-booting your Mac with Windows 7 and OS X can open up a ton of new possibilities on your computer. Here's a step by step guide showing you how…

Review: 
Elgato Thunderbolt SSD review

The Elgato Thunderbolt SSD is one of very few bus-powered portable storage drives featuring the high-speed Thunderbolt interface.


 

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:…

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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