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
IronKey Personal 8GB review
The IronKey Personal is an 8GB flash drive that encrypts your data and offers password protection.
The Genius NetScroll G500 Laser is a gaming mouse that should appeal to a broad range of users, whether they're gamers or not.
Toshiba Store Alu 3.5 review
Falling prices in storage is nothing new, but finding 1TB of desktop storage for under £70 is, in this early part of 2009 at least, a noteworthy…
Sony VAIO VGN-AW11XU review
Slow performance and poor colour fidelity on a laptop are no longer mandated – just look at Sony’s VAIO VGN-AW11XU, candidate for the fastest…
Iomega has improved the eGo USB hard drive's resilence even further with a removable rubber harness
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…
Comments by Andrew Harrison
Reliability of SSD technology has greatly improved since SSDs first became available in the late 2000s. Now we can expect to see an SSD last at…
Asus ZenBook UX305F review: Asus gets in there first with attractive Intel Core M ultraportable laptop
A laptop with a flakey trackpad is never going to get full marks. Acer had similar problems with its Aspire V3-371, proving you really can ruin a…
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…