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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


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OLPC XO laptop review

The One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) XO laptop may have been designed as a small cheap computer for children in developing countries, but it's become…

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RL Supplies Modular 330 Mini review

Utilising Intel's DualCore Atom CPU 330, the RL Supplies Modular 330 Mini is a modest desktop PC with low power consumption.

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Apple TV review

Apple TV connects to your broadband router or network and earns its name by working with your lounge television, acting as a conduit to allow you…

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Advent Eco PC review

Using half as much power as a 60W light bulb is a bold claim made at PC World for its Advent Eco PC.

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Sony Vaio P-series review

Sony's new Vaio P is a tiny notebook computer with ultra-wide screen - UPDATED 16 JANUARY 2009.

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Medion Akoya P8610 review

Medion's P8610 brings big-screen Blu-ray action to a desktop replacement laptop

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Packard Bell EasyNote RS65-M-700 review

In a marketplace of conformity in the laptop market - with few notable exceptions - the Packard Bell EasyNote RS65 dares to be a little different.

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Zoostorm Fizzbook Bang review

Looking at your typical netbook computer, you could be forgiven for thinking that it's something of a children's toy. In the case of the Zoostorm…

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SanDisk Cruzer Enterprise 2GB USB flash drive review

A new secure USB flash drive offers 256-bit hardware encryption with support for both Windows and Macintosh systems

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LG GP08-NU10 review

Adding a portable CD/DVD writer to a netbook is easy with LG's lightweight GP08 DVD drive


 

Comments by Andrew Harrison


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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…

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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…

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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:…

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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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