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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


Review: 
Acer Aspire One review

With more than a passing nod to the Asus Eee PC, and in particular the new Asus Eee PC 901, with the Acer Aspire One Acer has taken on the concept…

Review: 
Targus Speaker Book review

Standing only 130mm high, the Targus Speaker Book is an iPod or MP3 player speaker set with a folding design that takes audio through a 3.5mm jack…

Review: 
TerraTec iQuader review

Terratec's iQuader uses an interesting mic technology that can allow inexperienced users to get high-quality results, simply.

Review: 
Silverstone Noble Breeze NB01 review

From Silverstone in Germany comes the Silverstone Noble Breeze NB01, a smart notebook stand and cooler, designed to raise a laptop for more…

Review: 
Asus Eee PC 901 review

Hard on the heels of the Eee PC 900 comes the 901, now sporting a shiny new Intel Atom processor

News: 
Correction: less video RAM than reported

Arbico 8070EX ships with 512MB video RAM

Features: 
Ultraportables will force Microsoft to up its game

Ultraportable is the buzzword in PC hardware at the moment. As well as covering several mini-laptops lately, we’ve reviewed another…

Review: 
Upek Eikon Digital Privacy Manager review

The Upek Eikon Digital Privacy Manager reader is a portable, digital fingerprint scanner that can be used for various security-related tasks on…

Review: 
TerraTec Cinergy T XXS digital TV adaptor review

Could this be the smallest USB digital TV adaptor yet? TerraTec's latest can work very well - after a change of software

Review: 
Apple iMac 24in 2.8GHz review

Apple has updated its iMac line, keeping the metal-framed design from last year but upgrading internals such as processors and hard drives.


 

Comments by Andrew Harrison


Review: 
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…

Review: 
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.…

Review: 
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…

Review: 
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…

Review: 
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…

Review: 
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…

Review: 
Palicomp Phoenix i5 Solar Flare review

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:…

Review: 
Apple MacBook Pro 15in (Early 2011) review

Hello Revolutionay United Front No intention to be disingenuous about Thunderbolt here - the facts stated and my personal commentary on the new…

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