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
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.
Asus Eee PC 1000 review
With its price point of £369, the Asus Eee PC 1000 is in danger of pricing itself out of the low-cost ultraportable market, even if it does boast…
TakeWare BackupMaster review
Promising to be an easy-to-use complete backup appliance, TakeWare has united its BackupGenius software with a USB hard drive, making the TakeWare…
Dracula: Origin review
Ever fancied your chances at a little vampire hunting? Now’s your chance, with Ascaron’s Dracula: Origin game
HP TouchSmart IQ506 review
HP's TouchSmart IQ506 Desktop PC costs $1,500 in the US, and is expected to retail at around £1,099 inc VAT in the UK from August or September.
X-Plane 9 review
While X-Plane 9's graphics and scenery might not look as pretty as Microsoft's Flight Simulator, it’s respected for being more faithful to the…
CyberLink PowerDVD 8.0 review
We’re now entering the high definition age, and with Blu-ray currently set as the best bet for a true hi-def experience at home, CyberLink has…
Advent 4211 review
Joining the new breed of netbooks is the Advent 4211 mini laptop, the cheapest to come with Windows XP
Axxer BXE-210-U2SR review
The Axxer BXE-210-U2SR is a 2.5in drive caddy equipped with an RFID reader and two RFID 'keys' to help keep your private data from prying eyes.
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…