We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
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.

 

Connect with Andrew Harrison


Email Andrew Harrison Email Subscribe to Andrew Harrison's RSS feed RSS Connect with Andrew Harrison on Google+ Google+


 

Articles by Andrew Harrison


Review: 
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

Review: 
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.

Review: 
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…

Review: 
Lenovo ThinkPad X301 review

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

Review: 
Iomega Home Media Network Hard Drive review

The Iomega Home Media Network Hard Drive is a NAS (network attached storage) drive, available in 500GB and 1TB flavours.

Review: 
Canon IXUS 980 IS review

The Canon IXUS 980 IS is a 14.7Mp compact camera.

Review: 
Belkin Core Series Backpack review

The Core Series Backpack is a shapely laptop backpack from Belkin.

Features: 
HP takes on Apple with Envy

Hewlett Packard must have looked upon the success of Apple's MacBook range with envious eyes. Its unashamed copycat tactics have resulted in two…

Review: 
Medion Akoya E1311 review

Medion's new E1311 netbook rises above the crowd with its 11.6in higher resolution screen and AMD processors.


 

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…

Review: 
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…

IDG UK Sites

45 Best Android games: top Android games for your smartphone or tablet in 2014 (24 are free!)

IDG UK Sites

How Apple, Adobe, Microsoft and others have let us down over UltraHD and hiDPI screens

IDG UK Sites

Do you have the X-Factor too? Mix Off app puts fans in the frame

IDG UK Sites

iPad Pro release date, rumours and leaked images - 12.9 screen 'coming in 2015'