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Andy Shaw

Andy Shaw has been a professional reviewer for 30 years, starting his career critiquing PC games and rapidly expanding his horizons into all types of computer hardware and software. Since then he’s worked for a broad selection of print magazines and websites, as a writer and editor, both on staff and as a freelancer. Nowadays he applies his well-honed critical eye to reviewing a wide range of products, from vacuum cleaners to printers.

Recent articles by Andy Shaw

Kärcher VC 7 review
Kärcher VC 7 review: Dust-detecting but disappointing
Vacuum cleaners

The Kärcher VC 7 does a reasonable job on carpets but can’t hold a candle to similarly-priced vacuum cleaners

£420 inc VAT
The best inkjet and laser printers to buy in 2024
Printers

From crisp black text to brilliant photos, we’ve tested the inkjet and laser printers that can do it all

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Bosch Unlimited 7 ProHygienic Aqua review: Mop-vacuum hybrid
Vacuum cleaners

Bosch’s Unlimited 7 vacuum cleaner gets a new lease of life with the addition of a floor head that mops

£500 inc VAT
The best Shark vacuum cleaners for all your cleaning tasks
Vacuum cleaners

We’ve tried, tested and reviewed a range of Shark vacuum cleaners to find the best of the lot

Segway Navimow i105E: The best robot lawn mower yet
Lawn mowers

A sensibly priced robot lawn mower that brings together the best bits of all its rivals

£949 inc VAT
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Best robot vacuum 2024: Tried and tested automatic cleaners
Robot vacuum cleaners

We’ve tested the best robot vacuum cleaners and reviewed our favourite options

An image of a carpet cleaner on a beige carpet
The best carpet cleaners to buy
Home appliances

Choose the best carpet cleaner with our handy buying guide and bite-size reviews

Man using a Dyson cordless vacuum cleaner
The best cordless vacuum cleaners to buy
Vacuum cleaners

We’ve tried and reviewed the best cordless vacuum cleaners for hassle-free cleaning

Canon Pixma TR7650 review
Canon Pixma TR7650 review: A good all-rounder
Inkjet printers

The Pixma TR7650 has all the features you might need from a reasonably priced all-in-one, but those printing in bulk should look elsewhere

£180 inc VAT
Eufy_Clean_X10_Pro_Omni-review teaser on a beige carpet
Eufy Clean X10 Pro Omni review: Premium features for less
Robot vacuum cleaners

The Eufy Clean X10 Pro Omini vacuums and mops pretty well while packing several handy features, but it isn’t without flaws

£799 inc VAT