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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: 
Packard Bell dot s review

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

Review: 
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.

Review: 
Acer Aspire One 531 review

The latest 531 version of the Acer Aspire One is a competent if unexciting netbook design.

Review: 
Gateway NO50 review

Gateway is back in the UK with the Gateway NO50, a feature-packed and solid 15in laptop.

Review: 
Acer Aspire Revo R3600 review

Acer has taken nVidia's new Ion platform to create the Aspire Revo, a small cheap computer that can actually play games and high-definition video.…

Features: 
ARM processors to rival Intel's Atom

Heard the ‘revolutionary times' headline before? Probably. But as far as personal computing on the move goes, it's spot on.

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.


 

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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