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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: 
UseNeXT 5.0 review

Next-generation downloading is the motto for UseNeXT, a gateway to the world of Usenet forums.

Review: 
Kensington SlimBlade Trackball review

Kensington's new SlimBlade Trackball is a slick way to get your cursor precisely where you need it.

Review: 
CyberLink PowerDVD 9 Ultra review

CyberLink PowerDVD 9 Ultra expands the media player's Blu-ray capabilities, and adds picture processing for standard DVD video too.

Features: 
ARM has legs

'Revolutionary times' might be an over-used expression, but as far as personal mobile computing goes, it's not far off the mark.

Review: 
Mesh Elite Ice 7 review

The Mesh Elite Ice 7 is a good all-round PC system, featuring the Intel Core i7 920 processor at a new lower price point.

Review: 
Qype Radar review

Qype is an online entertainment and shopping review service, and Qype Radar is the phone app to bring the power of local user reviews to your mobile.

Review: 
Samsung N110 review

The Samsung N110 is a gentle revision to the company's successful Samsung NC10 netbook, with record-breaking longevity - REVISED, 17 JULY 2009.

Review: 
Apple MacBook Pro (15-inch, Mid 2009) review

Apple's revised unibody MacBook Pro 15in (Mid 2009) is also the fastest we've ever tested - UPDATED 14 AUG 09

Review: 
Shuttle X27D review

Shuttle puts a dual-core Intel Atom into one of its smallest chassis to create the Shuttle X27D.

Review: 
Toshiba HDDR500E03X review

If you want cheap and lightweight portable storage, try the Toshiba HDDR500E03X 500GB USB hard drive.


 

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…

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