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
Laptops for all budgets
One way or another, we've covered most bases for laptops this month – including two new netbooks. With the Eee PC S101, Asus is pushing the…
Toshiba NB100-11R review
Joining the throng of compact-and-affordable notebook PC makers is Toshiba, with its little Toshiba NB100-11R laptop.
NEC MultiSync 24WMGX3 review
You can buy a 26in monitor for less than £300 these days. So why should we even look twice at the NEC MultiSync 24WMGX3, a 24in model costing over…
Adobe Audition 3.0 review
Adobe Audition 3.0 is a professional-grade digital audio-editing program, with tools that will be essential to recording and mastering engineers,…
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.
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,…
Sony VAIO VGN-FW11ZU review
The Sony VAIO VGN-FW11ZU is a Blu-ray Disc-enabled laptop with a 16.4in screen.
Samsung R610-AS01UK review
Samsung's R610 is available in various guises, and with an onboard Blu-ray Disc drive it is remarkable value.
Acer Aspire AS6935G review
Acer appears to be aiming its Blu-ray-equipped Acer AS6935G laptop at a youthful audience.
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…
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…