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
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…
SlingCatcher gets UK launch
Sling Media has officially unveiled its new SlingCatcher TV media streaming box to the UK press, after first showing the product at the Consumer…
VMware Fusion 2.0 review
Since Apple switched its PC processor architecture to Intel less than three years ago, running Windows or other x86 operating systems on a Mac has…
Keeping up with consumer trends
Intel wants us to call them ‘nettops'. But this is the company that also thinks a low-cost mini laptop should be called a ‘netbook' -…
New to the burgeoning screen-sharing service market is UK company Yuuguu, with its free app that enables Windows, Mac and Linux computers to…
The UK's DVD Reality
So Real Networks is going to release a software player that allows you to rip your DVDs to your hard drive... legally? Not in the UK it won't be.
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,…