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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: 
MSI VR630 review

The MSI VR630 is a sub-£500 budget laptop with 16in widescreen display.

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Suvil Technologies I-T Click Click BT review

The Suvil Click Click BT is an innovative wireless mouse in a lightweight curvy design with unusually placed control buttons.

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HP Pavilion dv2 review

The HP Pavilion dv2 is the first laptop to use AMD's Athlon Neo processor, delivering reasonable power, in a tiny notebook frame, for a moderate…

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Genius Traveler 915BT Laser review

The Genius Traveler 915BT Laser is a compact Bluetooth wireless mouse for travellers and business users

Review: 
MSI X340 review

The MSI X340 is a slim and light notebook that uses Intel's 1.4GHz SU3500 chip to produce good Windows performance at an inexpensive price.…

News: 
Tutorial: Simple upgrades for your laptop

We show you how to supercharge a laptop with extra RAM, better Wi-Fi and energy-efficient SSD storage.

Features: 
Acer Aspire Timeline 5810T offers 9-hour battery

Two contrasting notebooks are currently attracting attention, but only one of them marks a landmark in laptop design.

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Billion BiPac 7402NX review

The Billion BiPac 7402NX is a ADSL2+ wireless router with 3G mobile broadband backup

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VideoLAN Client 1.0 rc review

VideoLAN Client is free, open-source video- and audio-playing software.

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InFocus IN3106 review

Portable but high-quality projectors are now more accessible than ever, with models such as the InFocus IN3106 leading the way.


 

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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