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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: 
CryoPC Nano review

The CryoPC Nano is quite a feat in PC construction - a very fast, relatively compact and even rather quiet performance PC.

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Elgato EyeTV Diversity review

The Elgato EyeTV Diversity - a twin-tuner digital TV USB adaptor - now gains cross-platform support with a new driver released for Windows 7.

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HP Envy 13 review

The HP Envy 13 is a handsome laptop with more than a hint of the Apple MacBook Pro. UPDATED 15th DEC

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Corsair Survivor GT 32GB review

If you're looking for a bomb-proof way to protect the data you carry around, look no further than the Corsair Survivor USB flash drive.

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Samsung R519 review

The Samsung R519 is a great value, no-frills budget 15in laptop.

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Parallels Desktop for Mac 5.0 review

Hot on the heels of VMware's update of Fusion 3 comes Parallels Desktop for Mac 5.0. Like Fusion, Parallels now boasts support for Microsoft's…

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Toshiba NB200 review

The Toshiba NB200 is a conventional but worthy 10in Atom netbook.

Features: 
Relaxing the netbook laws

It looks like a netbook, smells like a netbook, even tastes like a netbook. So it must be a netbook, right? Nope, says Microsoft and Intel. Not if…

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National Rail Enquiries 1.2 for iPhone review

National Rail Enquiries 1.2 is an iPhone app that lets you get from a to b with relative ease.

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Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Mac 2010

There may not be any viruses in the wild ready to infect Mac OS X, but that hasn't deterred Kaspersky Lab creating a basic antivirus program for…


 

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…

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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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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…

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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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