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
Adobe Audition 3.0 review
Adobe Audition 3.0 is a professional-grade digital audio-editing program, with tools that will be essential to recording and mastering engineers,…
Toshiba Qosmio F50-10Z review
The Toshiba Qosmio F50-10Z is a 15.4in laptop with video upscaling technology that claims to produce HD quality from standard definition video.
Rock Xtreme 620 review
British PC vendor Rock appears to be angling for a younger audience with its Rock Xtreme 620, packing a fast 2.53GHz dual-core Intel processor,…
Sony VAIO VGN-FW11ZU review
The Sony VAIO VGN-FW11ZU is a Blu-ray Disc-enabled laptop with a 16.4in screen.
Samsung R610-AS01UK review
Samsung's R610 is available in various guises, and with an onboard Blu-ray Disc drive it is remarkable value.
Acer Aspire AS6935G review
Acer appears to be aiming its Blu-ray-equipped Acer AS6935G laptop at a youthful audience.
Asus Eee Top 1602 review
Apple may have popularised the computer-in-a-screen idea with its last iteration of the iMac. But it was HP who added touchscreen capability with…
Windows 7: Haven't we seen this before?
Convicted monopolist Microsoft is back in the news for colluding with Intel to sell unsuitable chips for running Vista.
Cambridge Audio DacMagic review
Cambridge Audio’s DacMagic is back – and this time it wants your USB
High-end audio specialist Chord Electronics has the world’s first stereo Bluetooth audio adaptor
Comments by Andrew Harrison
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…
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…