Andrew Harrison is reviews 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.
Articles by Andrew Harrison
Ubuntu 12.10, otherwise known as Quantal Quetzel, is a landmark release from Canonical, if not entirely for the right reasons...
The Chord Electronics Index is a network audio streamer which combines with the Scamp integrated amplifier to form a Lilliputian high-end audio…
Ducky DK9008 Shine 2 review
The Ducky DK9008 Shine 2 is a high-end PC keyboard with Cherry MX mechanical switches and sophisticated backlit keys.
The WD My Passport Edge for Mac 500GB is really a drive for all platforms, a super slim model with a good turn of speed.
Focal XS Book review
The Focal XS Book is a desktop speaker system for PCs and laptops, designed and built by long-established loudspeaker specialist Focal & Co.
Motörheadphönes Iron Fist review
These Motörhead-branded headphones aren't just a gimmick. They sound great, too – and not just on heavy speed metal.
Apple iPad mini: hands-on
On its launch day of 2nd November 2012, we spent just a brief time handling the Apple iPad mini. Here are our initial impressions.
The Kensington ClickSafe Keyed Laptop Lock is a clever update on the usual laptop and PC hardware locking solution.
Ding, dong, the Wintel witch is dead!
Could it be that the Wintel duopoly of Microsoft’s Windows plus Intel’s processors, a partnership that had the personal-computer industry in a…
Acer Aspire S7-191 review
The Acer Aspire S7-191 is said to launch 30 October 2012, an 11in ultrabook with touchscreen designed for Windows 8. We had a brief hands-on with…
Comments by Andrew Harrison
Hi Oliver, thanks for the post â€“ I hadn't heard that story about iOS crashing more than Android. And a story I believe it to be, based on my own…
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…
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…
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:…
Hello Revolutionay United Front No intention to be disingenuous about Thunderbolt here - the facts stated and my personal commentary on the new…
Agreed, any Mac will show much better battery life in its native OS X environment than in Windows. And with graphics-switching MBP's, for example,…
Group test: what's the best SSD?
OCZ didn't reply to our initial invitation to take part in the group test, but we now have a sample scheduled for a standalone review in our…