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.
Articles by Andrew Harrison
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.
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…
Lenovo ThinkPad X301 review
The Lenovo ThinkPad X301 is an ultraportable laptop with a 13in screen.
The Iomega Home Media Network Hard Drive is a NAS (network attached storage) drive, available in 500GB and 1TB flavours.
Canon IXUS 980 IS review
The Canon IXUS 980 IS is a 14.7Mp compact camera.
The Core Series Backpack is a shapely laptop backpack from Belkin.
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…
Medion Akoya E1311 review
Medion's new E1311 netbook rises above the crowd with its 11.6in higher resolution screen and AMD processors.
CCL Intel i5 Gamer review
Intel has trickled down Core i7 processor technology to the new Core i5, forming the heart of this gaming PC from CCL Computers.
Quaduro Quadpad 2 review
Meet Quaduro System's Quadpad 2, a 10in tablet PC that may find use in industry and luxury home automation systems.
Comments by Andrew Harrison
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…
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…
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…
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.…
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…
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…
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…
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…