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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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SanDisk Cruzer Enterprise 2GB USB flash drive review

A new secure USB flash drive offers 256-bit hardware encryption with support for both Windows and Macintosh systems

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LG GP08-NU10 review

Adding a portable CD/DVD writer to a netbook is easy with LG's lightweight GP08 DVD drive

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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

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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…

Features: 
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…

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Toshiba NB100-11R review

Joining the throng of compact-and-affordable notebook PC makers is Toshiba, with its little Toshiba NB100-11R laptop.

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NEC MultiSync 24WMGX3 review

You can buy a 26in monitor for less than £300 these days. So why should we even look twice at the NEC MultiSync 24WMGX3, a 24in model costing over…

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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,…

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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.

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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,…


 

Comments by Andrew Harrison


Features: 
SSD vs SSHD: which is the best hard drive to buy?

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…

Review: 
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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