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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: 
HP Envy 13 review

The HP Envy 13 is a handsome laptop with more than a hint of the Apple MacBook Pro. UPDATED 15th DEC

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Corsair Survivor GT 32GB review

If you're looking for a bomb-proof way to protect the data you carry around, look no further than the Corsair Survivor USB flash drive.

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Samsung R519 review

The Samsung R519 is a great value, no-frills budget 15in laptop.

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Parallels Desktop for Mac 5.0 review

Hot on the heels of VMware's update of Fusion 3 comes Parallels Desktop for Mac 5.0. Like Fusion, Parallels now boasts support for Microsoft's…

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Toshiba NB200 review

The Toshiba NB200 is a conventional but worthy 10in Atom netbook.

Features: 
Relaxing the netbook laws

It looks like a netbook, smells like a netbook, even tastes like a netbook. So it must be a netbook, right? Nope, says Microsoft and Intel. Not if…

Review: 
National Rail Enquiries 1.2 for iPhone review

National Rail Enquiries 1.2 is an iPhone app that lets you get from a to b with relative ease.

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Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Mac 2010

There may not be any viruses in the wild ready to infect Mac OS X, but that hasn't deterred Kaspersky Lab creating a basic antivirus program for…

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX60 review

Compact metal-bodied cameras such as the 12Mp Panasonic DMC-FX60 have now upped their pixel count so that they can compete head-on with digital…

Review: 
Acer Aspire One D250 review

The Acer Aspire One D250 is a netbook running the Google Android operating system. But it's very much a supplement to Windows rather than as an…


 

Comments by Andrew Harrison


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Asus ZenBook UX305F review: Asus gets in there first with attractive Intel Core M ultraportable laptop

A laptop with a flakey trackpad is never going to get full marks. Acer had similar problems with its Aspire V3-371, proving you really can ruin a…

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HP 255 G3 review: with decent keyboard, trackpad and display for only £200 the HP is a good budget Windows laptop

Mr Athow, many thanks for stopping by with that correction.Coincidence or conspiracy? With apologies to Heinlein, you may have attributed…

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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…

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…

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