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
A complete back-to-school budget computer bundle with printer and external speakers
Google Android takes on Apple's iPhone
It's a wireless world, and what better way to explore it than with a mobile phone handset? Year by year, networks get faster and processing power…
This universal laptop charger can replace a lost or broken original power supply
Novatech m20 3G review
Novatech's m20 3G is a mini notebook with a difference.
Sony VAIO AW widescreen laptop range
Billed as a world first, Sony's new VAIO AW Series of laptops includes models with LCD screens that promise to reproduce all colours from the…
The Verbatim Portable Hard Drive USB packs a huge 500GB hard disk inside its modest proportions.
Fujitsu HandyDrive-IV 500 review
The Fujitsu HandyDrive-IV 500 is an inexpensive 500GB external hard drive.
Amacom ezSecure review
The Amacom ezSecure is a lockable external USB drive using a 2.5in SATA HDD.
Advent 5511 review
The Advent 5511 is a 15in notebook offering the latest Intel Centrino 2 chipset for under £500.
NEC MultiSync EA261WM review
New from NEC is the 26in NEC MultiSync EA261WM, part of the EA (Enterprise Advanced) range, aimed at business users but suitable for any user…
Comments by Andrew Harrison
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:…
Hello Revolutionay United Front No intention to be disingenuous about Thunderbolt here - the facts stated and my personal commentary on the new…