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.

Samsung’s making a 6GB RAM module for smartphones

Samsung has announced production of a new memory module designed for smartphones, that could provide flagship devices of the near future with 6GB of RAM, giving more performance and reductig energy consumption.
Product Review

Vector Luna Review

With 30 days of battery, you can charge the Vector when you pay your phone bill.
Android Army

The Axon Watch hints at an exciting Android Wear Future for ZTE

ZTE has big plans for its flagship Axon range, and a smartwatch may be part of it. We got some hands-on time with a working prototype of the Axon Watch, a wearable destined for China in the near future, that could give us a hint of what’s…

Acer's Predator 8 gaming tablet looks like it belongs in a sci-fi movie

Acer has turned its attention to mobile gaming with the announcement of the Predator 8 tablet, which comes with several cool features and a funky design. Can the performance live up to those sci-fi looks?
Android Army

These new Android phones have a screen that’s also a speaker

Gigaset’s a new name in Android smartphones, and its first three new devices share a common and rather unusual feature. We tried the three phones out to see if it made them worth considering.

Huawei beat Apple to the punch with force touch on the Mate S

Huawei’s being a big tease. It has announced a super special version of the new Mate S phone with a pressure sensitive screen — like the Apple Watch. But you can’t buy it yet.

Open Sesame: ZTE's Axon Elite unlocks with your eye, finger, or voice

The Axon Elite is the international version of the ZTE Axon, and comes with three biometric security features — voice, eye-scanning, and fingerprint scanning. We tried them out.
Health & Fitness

Samsung wants to get in bed with you

Samsung has added smart home convenience to a sleep monitor and launched the SleepSense, a clever under-mattress sleep tracker that dim the lights and turn off the TV when you fall asleep.

ZTE’s low-price, high-tech Axon smartphone is going on sale internationally

ZTE has announced the Axon smartphone will be sold internationally at the end of September. The The Axon Elite comes with a low price and a high spec, including a combination of voice, fingerprint, and eye scanning security technology.

In the future, your pet may be able to join you on a VR adventure, kind of

Don't want Spot the dog left out of your future VR adventures? Or, you'd rather not step on them when wearing a headset? The solution could be to zap them into the VR world with you, as this cool demo shows.