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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: 
Western Digital My Passport Studio 640GB review

The Western Digital My Passport Studio 640GB is an impressive portable storage device.

Review: 
Ricoh CX3 review

The Ricoh CX3 is a 10-megapixel compact camera with a 10.7x zoom lens - UPDATED 14-04-2010

News: 
Apple updates MacBook Pro to Core i5 and i7

Apple has today announced a refresh to its popular range of MacBook Pro notebook computers. All models feature new nVidia graphics processors, and…

Review: 
Asus Eee PC 1008P review

Hot Pink is the theme of the Asus Eee PC Seashell 1008P Karim Rashid Collection netbook, sporting an unmistakable designer finish.

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Samsung N210 review

The Samsung N210 joins the company's illustrious line of netbooks, this time armed with the latest version of Intel Atom N450 processor and a new…

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Lenovo ThinkPad X100e review

The Lenovo ThinkPad X100e is a sturdy and reasonably quick business laptop, comfortable to use and live with. But is it a netbook or an…

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Medion Akoya E1217 review

The Medion Akoya E1217 is an unexceptional, if well-finished, 10in netbook with a first-generation Intel Atom processor.

Features: 
Keep taking the tablets

We may be on the verge of a tablet revolution, but you've probably heard that one before. Microsoft has been plugging away with its concept for…

Review: 
MSI Wind U210-075UK review

MSI has kept the ‘Wind’ moniker for its new U210-075UK netbook but, besides the familiar curvy body, almost everything has changed.

News: 
Victorinoxs £100,000 challenge for secure USB stick

Victorinox today launched its range of Victorinox secure data storage devices in Europe. The Victorinox Secure Pro is a USB flash drive using…


 

Comments by Andrew Harrison


Features: 
SSD vs SSHD: which is the best hard drive to buy?

Reliability of SSD technology has greatly improved since SSDs first became available in the late 2000s. Now we can expect to see an SSD last at…

Review: 
Asus ZenBook UX305F review: Asus gets in there first with attractive Intel Core M ultraportable laptop

A laptop with a flakey trackpad is never going to get full marks. Acer had similar problems with its Aspire V3-371, proving you really can ruin a…

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HP 255 G3 review: with decent keyboard, trackpad and display for only £200 the HP is a good budget Windows laptop

Mr Athow, many thanks for stopping by with that correction.Coincidence or conspiracy? With apologies to Heinlein, you may have attributed…

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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…

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…

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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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OnePlus 2 / OnePlus Two UK release date, price and specification rumours: When is the OnePlus 2...

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Why I think the Apple Watch sucks and you'd be mad to buy it

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Ben & Holly's Game of Thrones titles spoof is delightfully silly

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Mac OS X 10.11 release date rumours: all the new features expected in Yosemite successor