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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: 
Imation Apollo UX review

The Imation Apollo UX is a tiny external 500GB hard drive.

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ViewSonic VOT132 review

The ViewSonic VOT132 is a nettop with a difference - and that difference is a dual-core Atom processor and nVidia Ion graphics

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Iomega eGo 500 BlackBelt review

It keeps the same Iomega eGo BlackBelt name, but now this USB drive has a new case and larger capcity

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Acer Aspire One 751 review

Netbooks are busting out of the 10in screen restriction, with the Acer Aspire One 751 a good affordable example of the type.

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Packard Bell dot m/a review

Bigger than your regular netbook, the Packard Bell dot m/a offers AMD processors and an 11.6in screen.

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Kingston DataTraveler Vault – Privacy Edition 16GB review

Security and high capacity come together in one stick with the Kingston DataTraveler Vault – Privacy Edition 16GB... at a price

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Samsung N140 review

Swelling the ranks of Samsung's award-winning netbook line-up is the Samsung N140.

Features: 
Farewell Windows XP

It may have taken eight years, but Microsoft has finally finished its replacement for Windows XP. Yes, you read that right: XP.

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MESH Cute Inspire review

If you really do need a PC such as the Mesh Cute Inspire to act as a home entertainment centre, let's get one thing out of the way: it's too noisy…

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Lenovo ThinkPad X301 review

The Lenovo ThinkPad X301 is an ultraportable laptop with a 13in screen.


 

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.…

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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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