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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: 
SlovoEd Concise Oxford English Dictionary for iPhone

SlovoEd's Concise Oxford English Dictionary for iPhone is a useful carry-everywhere reference guide for lovers of the lexicon

Features: 
Windows 7 giveth and taketh away

At a briefing in its London office today, Microsoft explained some of the new features to look forward to the next version of its operating…

Review: 
Powertraveller Powergorilla review

The Powergorilla is a lithium-polymer battery, as found in most laptops and portable electronic devices, all sealed up in a hard case with rubber…

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Apple iPod touch (2nd generation) review

With the second version of the iPod touch Apple takes another step to close the gap between iPod and iPhone, adding two useful features: external…

Review: 
Buffalo MicroStation 32GB review

Buffalo's MicroStation is a USB solid-state flash drive, available in sizes up to 100GB.

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Sony VAIO VGN-CS11S/Q review

The Sony VAIO VGN-CS11S/Q is the first of Sony's latest range of VAIO laptops, the Sony VAIO CS series.

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MSI Wind U100 review

Some important revisions make the original MSI Wind U100 the netbook laptop to watch

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Apple MacBook review

We review the new Apple MacBook, the talk of the town that's sporting a body crafted from a single ingot of aluminium.

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Toshiba Tecra R10 business laptop

Toshiba has released a new range of business laptops to expand its Tecra business range, leading with the Tecra R10, aimed at senior and middle…

Review: 
Mesh Stylus 9800GTX review

This compact computer with Blu-ray has performance to spare but it may not be a first choice as a Media Centre PC


 

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…

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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…

Review: 
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:…

Review: 
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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