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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: 
Luxa2 Groovy W review: Bluetooth wireless portable speaker with unremarkable sound quality

The Luxa2 Groovy W us a bluetooth wireless portable speaker with slightly below average audio performance. Find out more in our Luxa2 Groovy W review.

Review: 
ViewSonic VP2772 review: a widescreen 27-inch IPS monitors with excellent screen resolution

The ViewSonic VP2772 is a 27in widescreen IPS monitors, boasting a healthy resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. Here's our ViewSonic VP2772 review.

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Asustor AS-604T review: very well featured and sturdily built NAS drive

The Asustor AS-604T is the flagship 4-bay NAS drive from newcomer Asustor, a spin-off from the Asustek brand. Here's our Asustor AS-604T review,…

Review: 
Philips Hue review: iPhone-controlled coloured lightbulbs are no gimmick

The Philips Hue iOS connected coloured lightbulbs have been carefully developed to be a genuinely useful addition to the home. Here's our Philips…

Review: 
Dell Precision M6800 Mobile Workstation review: a good desktop replacement laptop for professionals that's lacking a little style

The Dell Precision M3800 Professional Workstation serves well as a desktop replacement for professionals. Read our Dell Precision M3800…

Review: 
Seagate NAS HDD 4TB review: quiet, low consumption hard-disk ideal for NAS and RAID use

A quick and capacious hard disk drive, we think the Seagate NAS HDD 4TB would be good for desktop NAS- and RAID use. Here's our full Seagate NAS…

Review: 
NEC MultiSync P242W review: high-quality 24-inch PC monitor for professionals

The NEC MultiSync P242W is well equipped to be a robust and dependable 24-inch PC monitor of very high quality to meet professionals'…

Review: 
Toshiba Encore WT8-A-102 review: attractive Windows 8 tablet on the face of it, but closer inspection suggests otherwise

The Toshiba Encore WT8-A-102 is a £250 tablet that runs Windows 8 and seems like an attractive idea however its cheap processor and its…

Review: 
Samsung 840 EVO mSATA 500 GB review, lab tests - high-performance mSATA SSD for laptop, PC or storage drive

Samsung's mSATA SSD is a super fast solid-state drive, shrunk down to mSATA size. Here's PC Advisor's Samsung 840 EVO mSATA 500 GB review and lab…

Review: 
QNAP TS-421 review: an affordable 4-bay NAS

The QNAP TS-421 has broad reach across a number of services beside local network file serving, with powerful small-business services as well as…


 

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.…

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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