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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: 
WD Se 4TB review: fast and relatively quiet hard disk

The WD Se is a very fast and relatively quiet hard disk well-suited to the needs of business network storage, or anyone that uses a NAS with six…

Features: 
Faster flash-based storage is welcome

Storage technology, for most people at least, is not especially sexy. But the results when storage technology works well can really make a…

Review: 
Samsung 840 EVO 750GB review: a triumph in solid-state technology

The Samsung 840 EVO 750GB is a triumph in solid-state technology, combining for the first time vast capacity by flash standards, with lightning…

Review: 
Denon Cocoon Home review: one-box music centre

The Denon Cocoon Home is a versatile one-box music centre that can play music from a variety of modern sources. Read our Denon Cocoon Home review…

Review: 
Thule Crossover 25L Backpack review: laptop bag with formidable construction quality

The Thule Crossover 25L Backpack is sensibly priced laptop bag with formidable construction quality. Read our Thule Crossover 25L Backpack review…

Features: 
Group test: What are the best premium quality headphones?

Here's where we review 6 of the best premium quality headphones as well as give you some key advice for what to look out for when buying high-end…

Review: 
Booq Boa squeeze, graphite review: stylish and useful laptop bag

The Boa Squeeze is more stylish than many laptop bags, and has lots of useful pockets for safely storing accessories. Read our Booq Boa squeeze…

Review: 
Axtremex Micro SSD review: portable flash-based drive

The Axtremex Micro SSD is a tiny, portable flash-based drive that can approach the kind of performance promised by the USB 3.0 standard. Take a…

Features: 
Moving with the times: better 3D TV and best premium headphones

The future is bright for our eyes and ears, as the BBC improves the quality of its 3D broadcasts and premium headphones are tuned for sound.

Review: 
Wharfedale Diamond 10.1 review: floorstander sound in a standmount speaker

Wharfedale has managed to pack the sound of a small floorstander into a standmount speaker. Read our Wharfedale Diamond 10.1 review to find out more.


 

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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