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
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.
IvySkin's iPhone 3G XyloDuo Case provides excellent protection with a snug rubber jacket
SlovoEd 6 Deluxe for Windows from Paragon Software is a very handy dictionary for language translation.
HP iPAQ 914 review
HP's new flagship business smartphone - the HP iPAQ 914 - is a me-too product in the world of all-singing smartphones.
MSI Wind U90 mini laptop
MSI is following up its popular Wind U100 mini notebook with the promised £269 Linux version, priced at £60 less than the original model.
Zoostorm 65-7508 review
The Zoostorm 65-7508 system is a desktop PC well stocked with high performance components, equipped with not one but two nVidia GeForce GTX 260…
Touching the future of compact computing
A few months ago, HP announced its revised consumer desktop PC concept: the TouchSmart PC.
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…