Andy Boxall

Andy Boxall

Andy's fascination with mobile tech began in the 90s, at a time when SMS messages were considered cutting edge, but it would be a decade before he would put finger-to-keyboard as a technology writer. In the interim he wrote about travel, formulated strong opinions about films and owned a series of audacious cars.
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Nokia’s new Lumia line-up rumored to run Windows Phone 8.1 and 1440p screens

Nokia will hold its Mobile World Congress press conference right at the beginning of the show, and if a series of leaks are correct, we could see three exciting new Lumia smartphones launched.
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Samsung working on Glass-style smart specs, reportedly targeting September launch

Samsung's rumored Google Glass challenger, tentatively called Galaxy Glass or Gear Glass, has been tipped for arrival during the IFA tech show which takes place in September.
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LG’s best year in smartphones yet translates into 54 percent rise in sales

There is good news from LG's smartphone department in the firm's latest financial report. A total of 13 million devices were sold during the last months of 2013, a 54 percent rise over the year before.
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First Foxconn-developed BlackBerry phones to be revealed during Mobile World Congress

Foxconn's chairman Terry Gou has indicated his firm will be showing the first smartphones it has produced for BlackBerry, during this year's Mobile World Congress show in February.
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The Taptool is a smart accessory for keeping your touchscreen smudge and germ-free

Wearable tech doesn't have to be all about wristbands and watches, it could be something simple like the Taptool, at least according to its creator. The tiny accessory is designed to make using a touchscreen more accurate, cleaner, and…
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Colorful HTC smartphone leaked, could be powered by MediaTek’s octa-core chip

HTC may be planning to give its mid-range Desire phones a makeover, as a new leak shows a colorful new phone, potentially powered by an octa-core MediaTek processor.
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Microsoft’s Surface tablet sales double from ‘horrendous’ to ‘pretty bad’

Microsoft has told us revenue generated by sales of its Surface tablet range doubled during the final three months of 2013, but it neglected to provide a sales figure, and brushed aside it still lost money on them.
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Find your new home using Estately, a real estate app you’ll actually want to try

If you're looking for a new home, and wouldn't mind searching for properties using you iPhone, then take a look at the newly released app from Estately.
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OnePlus says its CyanogenMod-powered superphone will launch before the end of June

Smartphone newcomer OnePlus has announced its first device will be coming before the end of June, and that when it does arrive it'll have 2014 flagship-style specs, and a beautiful design.
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Science confirms walking while texting makes people dangerous and annoying

Science has proven what most of us already knew, that trying to type out an email or SMS while walking normally isn't possible. Not only does it slow you down, but it increases the risk of having a hideous accident too.
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Nokia will reveal new Lumia hardware on February 24 at MWC 2014

Nokia will reveal its latest Lumia hardware at a press conference to be held at the end of February. It'll take place on the first day of Mobile World Congress, the mobile trade show held in Barcelona from February 24.