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 Eco PC review
Using half as much power as a 60W light bulb is a bold claim made at PC World for its Advent Eco PC.
Sony Vaio P-series review
Sony's new Vaio P is a tiny notebook computer with ultra-wide screen - UPDATED 16 JANUARY 2009.
Medion Akoya P8610 review
Medion's P8610 brings big-screen Blu-ray action to a desktop replacement laptop
In a marketplace of conformity in the laptop market - with few notable exceptions - the Packard Bell EasyNote RS65 dares to be a little different.
Zoostorm Fizzbook Bang review
Looking at your typical netbook computer, you could be forgiven for thinking that it's something of a children's toy. In the case of the Zoostorm…
A new secure USB flash drive offers 256-bit hardware encryption with support for both Windows and Macintosh systems
LG GP08-NU10 review
Adding a portable CD/DVD writer to a netbook is easy with LG's lightweight GP08 DVD drive
Freecom DVD RW LS Pro review
The Freecom DVD RW LS Pro portable CD/DVD writer is just the ticket for reading and writing discs on the move
Aiptek Pocket Cinema V10 review
Gadget freaks will love the Aiptek Pocket Cinema V10 mini video projector, less than 125mm long and weighing under three ounces, and running…
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…
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:…