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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


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Iiyama ProLite E2208HDS review

High-definition monitors now come in smaller sizes - witness the highly affordable 22in Iiyama ProLite E2208HDS LCD display.

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Logic3 Valve80 review

The Logic3 Valve80 is an iPod sound system with a difference, using valves for a retro look.

Features: 
At what cost come pocketable PCs?

Many of the netbooks we've seen recently look like full-size laptops, zapped by an incredible shrinking raygun. But if you think they look small,…

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Apple LED Cinema Display review

Apple's new 24in display is designed to complement its new MacBook and MacBook Pro range of notebooks UPDATED 28th JANUARY

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Group test: top 10 laptops reviewed

Whether you want a portable workhouse with a tasty price tag or a powerful system that can play back Blu-ray video in HD, there's a laptop to suit…

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OLPC XO laptop review

The One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) XO laptop may have been designed as a small cheap computer for children in developing countries, but it's become…

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RL Supplies Modular 330 Mini review

Utilising Intel's DualCore Atom CPU 330, the RL Supplies Modular 330 Mini is a modest desktop PC with low power consumption.

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Apple TV review

Apple TV connects to your broadband router or network and earns its name by working with your lounge television, acting as a conduit to allow you…

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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.

Review: 
Sony Vaio P-series review

Sony's new Vaio P is a tiny notebook computer with ultra-wide screen - UPDATED 16 JANUARY 2009.


 

Comments by Andrew Harrison


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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…

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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…

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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…

Features: 
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…

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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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