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
Teufel C 200 USB review
Teufel C 200 USB is a 2.1 speaker system featuring a large subwoofer and USB digital input
The Acer Aspire Timeline 5810T 15in-screen laptop offers an uncanny balance of performance, price and long, long battery life, all in a relatively…
There may still be a deal of indecision about what to call them - netbook, nettop, mini laptop - but small, cheap computers are certainly in vogue…
Consumer PC brand rebrands with new logo, colour scheme and new range of notebooks and desktop PCs
Medion Akoya E2005 D review
The Medion Akoya E2005 D is a low-price desktop PC, bigger than your normal nettop, and packing a DVD drive.
Dell Adamo: a bulldozer in a boutique?
Luxury goods will continue to sell, even in the depths of an economic recession. As they say in the restaurant business, people still need to eat.…
CompuLab Fit PC 2 review
Introducing the Fit PC 2 nettop – the world’s smallest practical PC? - REVISED 3 JULY 2009
ATP Petito 2GB review
The ATP Petito is a small but capacious USB flash drive that's waterproof and stylish.
The Western Digital Scorpio Blue 500GB is a 500GB 2.5in laptop hard drive.
Sony VAIO VGC-JS2E/S.CEK review
Like Apple's all-in-one iMac, the Sony VAIO VGC-JS2E has a glossy widescreen display as its frontispiece, with an optical drive on the right of…
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:…