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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: 
Toshiba Qosmio F50-10Z review

The Toshiba Qosmio F50-10Z is a 15.4in laptop with video upscaling technology that claims to produce HD quality from standard definition video.

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Rock Xtreme 620 review

British PC vendor Rock appears to be angling for a younger audience with its Rock Xtreme 620, packing a fast 2.53GHz dual-core Intel processor,…

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Sony VAIO VGN-FW11ZU review

The Sony VAIO VGN-FW11ZU is a Blu-ray Disc-enabled laptop with a 16.4in screen.

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Samsung R610-AS01UK review

Samsung's R610 is available in various guises, and with an onboard Blu-ray Disc drive it is remarkable value.

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Acer Aspire AS6935G review

Acer appears to be aiming its Blu-ray-equipped Acer AS6935G laptop at a youthful audience.

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Asus Eee Top 1602 review

Apple may have popularised the computer-in-a-screen idea with its last iteration of the iMac. But it was HP who added touchscreen capability with…

Features: 
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.

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Cambridge Audio DacMagic review

Cambridge Audio’s DacMagic is back – and this time it wants your USB

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Chord Electronics Chordette Gem review

High-end audio specialist Chord Electronics has the world’s first stereo Bluetooth audio adaptor

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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…


 

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…

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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…

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.…

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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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