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
Toshiba HDDR500E03X review
If you want cheap and lightweight portable storage, try the Toshiba HDDR500E03X 500GB USB hard drive.
The Freecom ToughDrive Sport features a rope-like USB cable plus a carabiner for clipping to your climbing harness.
MSI VR630 review
The MSI VR630 is a sub-£500 budget laptop with 16in widescreen display.
The Suvil Click Click BT is an innovative wireless mouse in a lightweight curvy design with unusually placed control buttons.
HP Pavilion dv2 review
The HP Pavilion dv2 is the first laptop to use AMD's Athlon Neo processor, delivering reasonable power, in a tiny notebook frame, for a moderate…
The Genius Traveler 915BT Laser is a compact Bluetooth wireless mouse for travellers and business users
MSI X340 review
The MSI X340 is a slim and light notebook that uses Intel's 1.4GHz SU3500 chip to produce good Windows performance at an inexpensive price.…
We show you how to supercharge a laptop with extra RAM, better Wi-Fi and energy-efficient SSD storage.
Two contrasting notebooks are currently attracting attention, but only one of them marks a landmark in laptop design.
Billion BiPac 7402NX review
The Billion BiPac 7402NX is a ADSL2+ wireless router with 3G mobile broadband backup
Comments by Andrew Harrison
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…
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…
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:…