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
Advent AIO100 review
A compact all-in-one PC using netbook parts but with a big shiny widescreen. The Advent AIO100 offers a lot for not very much.
Hitachi's new 320GB 7200rpm notebook drive promises a step-up in performance for your laptop
Fujitsu-Siemens offers a more business-oriented netbook at an attractive price - the Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo Mini Ui 3520.
SlovoEd foreign dictionaries are now available for the iPhone, adding an invaluable resource to the world's favourite smartphone
If you can believe the stats, laptops are outselling desktop PCs. The portable has been catching up for a few years, but new figures from analyst…
For those who need a little bit more from their router, higher performance models such as the Sitecom Gaming Router WL-308 may be appealing.
Advent AIO200 PC review
The Advent AIO200 is an all-in-one PC that takes the Apple iMac as its inspiration.
Hi-Grade W5800P review
Pretty in pink is Hi-Grade's W5800P, an attractive 15in-screen laptop costing less than £500.
Parallels Desktop 4.0 review
Parallels Desktop 4.0 is virtualisation software that allows you to run Windows operating systems on an Intel Mac.
Is there a place for an electronic, DVD-based version of Encyclopaedia Britannica in the post-Wikipedia world? We tested Encyclopaedia Britannica…
Comments by Andrew Harrison
HP 255 G3 review: with decent keyboard, trackpad and display for only £200 the HP is a good budget Windows laptop
Mr Athow, many thanks for stopping by with that correction.Coincidence or conspiracy? With apologies to Heinlein, you may have attributed…
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:…