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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: 
Apple iMac 3.06GHz review

When Apple updated its consumer Mac line in March, notably by revving up the evergreen Mac mini, it also took the upgrade spanner to the iMac…

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Samsung PB22-J 256GB SSD review

Samsung's PB22-J 256GB solid-state disk (SSD) promises a goodly amount of storage and high performance for the well-heeled notebook user.

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Gigabyte M912M review

Gigabyte's M912M adds tablet PC capability to a low-power netbook - at a price.

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Dell Adamo review

A laptop with a sexy design, and a high price, the Dell Adamo is aimed squarely at potential Apple MacBook Air purchasers with even deeper pockets…

Features: 
Apple iPhone 3G calls still missing in action...

About ten days ago I wrote about a bizarre issue with my iPhone 3G, where calls were being randomly but consistently diverted to answerphone. And…

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Sennheiser CX 300-II Precision Black review

The Sennheiser CX 300-II is a high-quality set of in-ear earphones from the German electroacoustics specialist.

Features: 
Choice computing: embracing Linux

Choice is a wonderful thing. Not everyone wants the same thing, after all. Freedom of choice means the most accessible, best-suited or cheapest…

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Routinely missing calls on your iPhone?

When is an iPhone not an iPhone? When it won't function as a phone. By which, I mean, it cannot be trusted to receive phone calls.

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Asus Eee Box B204 review

The latest Asus low-power desktop PC, the Asus Eee Box B204 builds on the success of the original Eee Box, adding in a discrete graphics card.

Review: 
Western Digital My Book World Edition 1TB review

The 1TB Western Digital My Book World Edition is a handsomely styled, well-ventilated single-drive network storage box - just don't call it NAS...…


 

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…

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:…

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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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