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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: 
LaCie XtremKey 64 GB review: stylish and very tough thumbdrive

The XtremKey is a stylish and very tough USB 3.0 thumbdrive. Read our LaCie XtremKey 64 GB review to find out just how tough it is.

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WD My Passport Ultra 1 TB review: portable USB 3.0 hard drive

This slim, small USB 3.0 hard drive is quick and quiet. Read our WD My Passport Ultra review to find out more.

Features: 
Haswell laptops: All day, and all of the night

With its fourth-generation Core processor, codenamed Haswell, Intel has finally turned its back on the megahertz wars it once held with AMD, IBM…

Review: 
Find out about the night sky from your PC with Starry Night Pro Plus 6

Smartphones and tablets have opened the heavens to stargazers, but for the best insight into astronomy you can’t beat the breadth and depth of…

Review: 
QNAP TS-1079 Pro review - business NAS is powerful and well specified

A powerful and well specified NAS aimed at business use, here's our QNAP TS-1079 Pro review, with QNAP TS-1079 Pro speed benchmarks and test results.

Review: 
iPhone 5 review - Apple's iPhone remains a beautifully built, top performer

iPhone 5 review: iPhone 5 benchmarks and objective testing. Here's PC Advisor's definitive iPhone 5 review. Updated, 17 June 2013.

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G-Technology G-DRIVE 4TB review: high-performace USB 3.0 hard drive

G-Technology offers a range of smart external storage, styled to blend with professional Apple Mac hardware. Take a look at our G-Technology…

Review: 
Finlux 42S9100-T review: a budget 3D, HD, and internet TV

The Finlux offers many of the consumer-pleasing features such as 3D, HD, and internet services for a reasonable price. Read our Finlux 42S9100-T…

Features: 
How to transfer your iTunes library from one computer to another

Here's where we show you how to transfer your iTunes library from one computer to another.

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Solid-state drive buying advice: what to look for when buying a SSD

Here's where we empty all of our expect solid-state drive buying advice onto one succinct web page.


 

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…

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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…

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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