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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


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Advent AIO101 review

An ATI graphics card and a mysterious new AMD processor upgrade the AIO100 into the Advent AIO101 all-in-one PC

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PC Specialist Aurelia Media Centre review

PC Specialist's Aurelia is a compact Windows media centre PC that tracks the design of the Apple Mac mini.

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Snow in August

It was in 2001 that Apple and Microsoft unveiled their respective new pride-and-joys - each had shiny new operating systems. In the one corner was…

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nVidia Ion boosts netbook and nettop graphics power

A picture can tell a thousand words. And if you display enough pictures every second, you get a good illusion of 2D reality. That's how we all…

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Apple MacBook Air (Mid 2009) review

Not only is the revised Apple MacBook Air (Mid 2009) one of the fastest true ultraportables money can buy - it's also 30% cheaper than the…

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Powertraveller Minigorilla review

Like the Powertraveller Powergorilla, the Powertraveller Minigorilla is a primate power pack designed to supplement the internal battery of a…

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Advent Altro review

Fancy a MacBook Air lookalike for half the price of the original? Pay your money and take your choice after seeing the Advent Altro.

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Samsung SE-S084C review

The Samsung SE-S084C is a no-frills, USB-powered optical disc burner, that writes to DVDs at eight-speed.

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Packard Bell dot s review

The Packard Bell dot s is a netbook with the fastest Intel Atom processor now available.

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Hannspree HannsNote SN10E1 review

The Hannspree HannsNote SN10E1 is a me-too netbook with Intel Atom processor, 10in screen and Intel GMA 950 graphics. Oh, and a great price.


 

Comments by Andrew Harrison


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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…

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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…

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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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