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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Mobile

The monster OnePlus 3T is ready to stomp the competition, and you can buy yours now

The OnePlus has unveiled the OnePlus 3T, an upgraded version of the OnePlus 3. It packs notable upgrades in the areas of processing power, battery capacity, and camera capabilities. Here's everything you need to know about it.
Mobile

Sharp’s lustworthy Star Wars phones are way too cool to be kept in your pocket

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is about to hit theaters, so what better way to celebrate than with an awesome Star Wars smartphone? This stunning Sharp Star Wars phone is exactly what you're looking for, but it's only sold in Japan.
Mobile

Apple’s Black Friday surprise is a gift card worth up to $150

Apple has joined in with the Black Friday fun, and is offering a gift card with a value up to $150 when you buy certain iPhones, iPads, Macs, an Apple TV, or an Apple Watch. Just don't expect the latest models to be included.
Music

OK Go’s new music video is an explosive, slow motion visual feast

Didn't think OK Go could beat that amazing zero gravity music video? The band may have come close with this new video for The One Moment, where 4.2 seconds of footage is stretched out in slow motion to last the entire song.
Mobile

Samsung Group offices raided during investigation into South Korean political scandal

Samsung's difficult 2016 continues. The investigation into South Korea's ongoing political scandal has grown to include the Samsung Group, and prosecutors raided the company's offices, along with others, this week.
Mobile

All the muck on the outside of your phone may one day be used in a forensic profile

A scientific study has shown molecular data gathered from the outside of a smartphone may be used to build up a forensic profile of the device's owner, right down to if they're a coffee drinker, or are using a hair regrowth treatment.
Wearables

One of Android Wear’s most needed features is being tested by Google

Google may be working on integrating Android Pay with Android Wear, its smartwatch operating system, based on code found inside a Google app update. The feature is considered a must-have for Android Wear to compete with Samsung Pay and…
Mobile

Nokia fan? Those new phones you’re waiting for may arrive at Mobile World Congress 2017

Gathering evidence points to Nokia and HMD Global using Mobile World Congress 2017 as the launchpad for its new smartphones. Both companies have a strong presence already confirmed at the show.
Photography

To find its future, Hasselblad had to look back to its past

Hasselblad has left a difficult few years behind it, and launched a camera that takes its founder's original vision and brings it right up to date. We visited the company and discovered the passion driving it forward.
Mobile

Xiaomi's smaller version of the Mi Mix, called the Mix Nano, will soon be released

Don't glance at the Mi Mix and think it's nothing more than a concept phone. It's real, in production, and coming in December. Xiaomi made the first edgeless smartphone with a screen-to-body ratio of 91 percent, and it looks spectacular.
Cool Tech

You won't 'fly casual' with these dogfighting Star Wars Battle Drones

Red 5 is no longer standing by. These awesome Star Wars drones, modelled on the X-Wing, TIE Advanced fighter, and a Speeder Bike, let you battle against up to 12 other drones for supremacy in the skies.
Mobile

You can now order Huawei's MediaPad M3 for $300

Don't think you need a tablet when your phone has a massive screen? Huawei's new MediaPad M3 is here to convince you tablets still have a place in the world, and the good news is, it does a very good job of it.