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

Rumors point to new beginning at HTC, starting with the HTC O2 flagship smartphone

A series of rumors and leaks may have revealed HTC's plan for its next major smartphone release. Talk of a phone named either the M10 or the HTC O2 has been circulating, along with some exciting specs and images.
Mobile

Great deal: Best Buy discounts iPads by $125

If you've been eyeing a new iPad Air 2 or an iPad Mini 4, then it's time to pay Best Buy a visit. The retailer has cut between $100 and $125 from the regular price, and also taken $100 off the cost of a new iPhone with a two-year contract.
Wearables

TAG Heuer's first Android smartwatch is going to be huuuge. Literally.

TAG Heuer is the first luxury watchmaker to produce an Android Wear smartwatch. The Carrera Connected costs $1,500, and promises Swiss cool with Intel and Google smarts.
Mobile

Otterbox’s new iPhone-only cases are as tough as they are attractive

Otterbox has designed a new case called the Statement Series, and made it exclusively for the iPhone 6, iPhone 6S, and the Plus models. It's a partially transparent case with leather accents, that's as strong as it is good-looking.
Wearables

At Best Buy the Apple Watch now starts at $250, but be quick if you want one

The Apple Watch is Apple's latest and greatest offering, and perhaps the most controversial piece of mobile hardware yet. Here's everything you need to know about the Apple Watch how and where to buy one.
Wearables

The big, bold Fossil Q Founder smartwatch is yours for $295 through the Google Play store

Fossil has put the Q Founder, its first Android Wear smartwatch, on sale. The watch has a traditional style to it, has an Intel processor, comprehensive fitness tracking, and other fun features.
Web

Anonymous wants you to troll ISIS on December 11

Online hacker collective Anonymous has called December 11 "ISIS Trolling Day," and it wants you to join in. Efforts to troll ISIS will take place online through social media, and in real life at a series of planned demonstrations.
Wearables

Omate’s Rise smartwatch races past its fundraising goal in 15 minutes

The Omate Rise is a 3G smartwatch that runs full Android 5.1, but with a custom interface to make the OS usable on a small circular screen, and it's going to cost just $200. You'll have to be quick if you want it for that price though.
Wearables

Tag Heuer sees early success for sold out $1,500 smartwatch, more coming in late 2016 1:14

TAG Heuer's first smartwatch is the Carrera Connected, made in conjunction with Google and Intel. The watch costs $1,500, and can even be swapped for a mechanical TAG Heuer watch after two-years. Here's everything you need to know…
Web

Goodbye fear and anxiety: Use an Internet Purchase Exchange Location to grab your Craigslist bargain

Scared you'll be horribly killed and/or robbed when you go to collect that bargain you secured on Craigslist? Worry no longer, because the Internet Purchase Exchange Locations are here. Sort of.
Mobile

Silent Circle will make the Blackphone 3, but is all about encrypted software for now

Silent Circle, the mobile privacy company, has said it's already working on a Blackphone 3 smartphone. However, it's not going to be introduced in the immediate future, and the firm is committed to encrypted software for now.
Mobile

Android co-creator Andy Rubin may want to build an Android phone

Andy Rubin, one of the co-creators of Android, is rumored to be looking into starting a company to build an Android phone. Whether he heads up the firm, or backs it through his startup incubator, isn't known.