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.
Articles by Andrew Harrison
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…
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…
Like the Powertraveller Powergorilla, the Powertraveller Minigorilla is a primate power pack designed to supplement the internal battery of a…
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.
Samsung SE-S084C review
The Samsung SE-S084C is a no-frills, USB-powered optical disc burner, that writes to DVDs at eight-speed.
Packard Bell dot s review
The Packard Bell dot s is a netbook with the fastest Intel Atom processor now available.
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.
Acer Aspire One 531 review
The latest 531 version of the Acer Aspire One is a competent if unexciting netbook design.
Gateway NO50 review
Gateway is back in the UK with the Gateway NO50, a feature-packed and solid 15in laptop.
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.…
Comments by Andrew Harrison
Reliability of SSD technology has greatly improved since SSDs first became available in the late 2000s. Now we can expect to see an SSD last at…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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.…
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…
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…
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…