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
HMA! Pro VPN review: versatile VPN service has large number of servers listed all over the world
HMA! Pro VPN is a versatile VPN service with a large number of servers listed all over the world. Here is our HMA! Pro VPN review.
The WD Red is a hard disk for NAS that puts half a dozen terabytes in one 3.5-inch disk. Here's our WD Red 6TB review, with WD Red 6TB benchmarks.
Chord Electronics Hugo review: Portable DAC and headphone amp majestically covers full musical range - get high-quality audio from iPhone
The Chord Electronics Hugo review takes raw digital audio data from a variety of sources and converts the digital signal into analogue, ready to…
BenQ PG2401PT review: high-quality monitor offers a wide colour gamut, excellent colour accuracy and 16:10 aspect ratio
The BenQ PG2401PT is a high-quality monitor with an 8-bit + FRC panel that offers a wide colour gamut, excellent colour accuracy and 16:10 aspect…
The Synology RS814RP+ is a low-cost alternative solution for modest 4-bay rack-mount NAS needs. Here's our Synology RS814RP+ review.
NAS drives are increasingly found in the home, offering a neat way to archive and access all your music and media and countless other important…
OPPO PM-1 review: planar-magnetic headphones offer great build quality and stride ahead with their mastery of bass instruments
The OPPO PM-1 are planar-magnetic headphones that offer great build quality and design, and stride ahead with their mastery of bass instruments.…
D-Link DIR-880L review: easy-to-configure wireless router offers advanced features and strong performance
D-Link DIR-880L is an easy-to-configure wireless router with enough advanced features to also keep some power users happy. It performs well, too.…
Linksys EA6900 review: good performing draft-11ac router offers cloud access and an attractive modern interface
The Linksys EA6900 is a draft-11ac router that offers cloud access and an attractive modern interface. Here's our Linksys EA6900 review.
Should you pay for internet security software? Why free antivirus is plenty good enough for your PC - never pay for security software
Do you need to pay for internet security software, or is free antivirus alone enough to protect your computer on the internet? Why free antivirus…
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…