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
Medion Akoya S5610 review
With the Medion Akoya S5610 you get a lot of laptop for the money – a £599 2GHz Centrino 2 notebook with 15in glossy widescreen.
The LITS-L15 laptop is a generic Clevo M660SR chassis with 15in screen, running an Intel Core 2 Duo processor at 1.5GHz, with 2GB of RAM and 120GB…
Zoostorm Logiq 82-3601 review
While the compact Zoostorm Logiq 82-3601 may be encroaching on mini-laptop territory, it has a pretty fast specification.
Samsung R60 Plus review
The Samsung R60 Plus is the only laptop we've seen in the sub-£400 category to feature a dedicated graphics processor, making it the most suitable…
Acer Aspire 5720 review
This 15.4in full-size Acer Aspire 5720 laptop, which falls easily into the budget desktop-replacement category, is packed with features.
Faced with the choice of a compact and lightweight mini laptop or a full-size notebook with a faster processor, some people will lean towards the…
Lenovo 3000 N200 review
The Lenovo 3000 N200 is a classic example of old-school laptop design – a large black slab, promoting function over form.
The Packard Bell Easy Note BG45-U-300 is the nearest thing to a regular laptop in the budget mini laptop category.
Elonex Webbook review
The Elonex Webbook is a mini laptop being promoted exclusively by The Carphone Warehouse – for 'free' with a new two-year Orange broadband…
Novatech Solo review
The Novatech Solo is an all-in-one desktop PC with an Intel Centrino 2 chip.
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…