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
Windows 7: Haven't we seen this before?
Convicted monopolist Microsoft is back in the news for colluding with Intel to sell unsuitable chips for running Vista.
Cambridge Audio DacMagic review
Cambridge Audio’s DacMagic is back – and this time it wants your USB
High-end audio specialist Chord Electronics has the world’s first stereo Bluetooth audio adaptor
Corsair Voyager 64GB review
Hard on the heels of our review of the Corsair Voyager Mini, we have the company’s latest USB memory stick, and also its largest, in every sense…
Incredibly small but still packing 4GB of storage – that's Corsair's cute little Flash Voyager Mini USB stick
Cyber E Sport Orbita review
The wireless Cyber E Sport Orbita is a perfectly round mouse that aligns itself with the help of the earth's magnetic field, just like a compass.
Samsung NC10 review
The MSI Wind U100 is arguably the pick of current netbooks, inspiring rebadged versions under such names as Advent and Medion. Samsung must have…
T-Mobile G1 review
To evaluate T-Mobile's new G1 wonderphone is inevitably a review of two halves: the handset hardware and its operating system software. (SEE ALSO:…
Novatech X50MV review
Novatech has aimed at producing a high-performance gaming system with its new Novatech X50MV laptop, a 15in-screen model fitted with the capable…
Palicomp Carbon TFT-22 review
The Palicomp Carbon TFT-22 is a desktop PC, with peripherals, that retails for less the £400.
Comments by Andrew Harrison
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:…
Hello Revolutionay United Front No intention to be disingenuous about Thunderbolt here - the facts stated and my personal commentary on the new…
Agreed, any Mac will show much better battery life in its native OS X environment than in Windows. And with graphics-switching MBP's, for example,…