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.
Articles
Wearables

Bad news, old Android Wear watches may not get the latest software update

Android Wear 2.0 is the next major revision of Google's smartwatch software, but not all Android Wear smartwatches will get the update. LG and Motorola have said neither of its first generation watches will see the new version.
Home Theater

Stock up on songs: Denon's AH-MM400 will increase your musical appetite

Does wood still have a place on modern over-ear headphones? You almost won't care about the design after listening to the Denon AH-MM400 Music Maniacs, which we've spent a few days trying out.
Wearables

Clickety click: See how the modular Blocks smartwatch works in this new video

The Blocks modular smartwatch is one of the most exciting wearables coming this year, and now we've got the chance to see it in action, complete with a revised design and strap, in a new video.
Product Review

Fairphone 2 Review

The ethically built Fairphone 2 has a conscience, but that can't save it.
Photography

Golf being played at night looks awesome. No, really.

Who would have thought that with the right tech and some very clever camerawork, playing golf in the dark would look so cool. See ten of the world's best golfers play after the sun goes down in this cool video.
Mobile

The unique lens design on this camera kit promises better photos from your iPhone

This isn’t the first lens kit for the iPhone’s camera we’ve seen, but it does promise something others don’t — considerably better image quality thanks to a free form lens design, a first for this type of product.
Home Theater

Does your phone sound limp? Then give it some Mojo

You got your hi-res audio loaded up and a great pair of headphones, but your phone still doesn't deliver the audio goods. It needs some Mojo, Chord's impressive DAC and amplifier for phones and computers.
Mobile

LeEco may lead the pack with a Snapdragon 823 phone, but who knows if it’ll ever go on sale

LeEco, the Chinese brand determined to make a big splash in the U.S. this year, may have got the scoop in the competition, and announce a phone using the new Snapdragon 823 processor soon.
Mobile

The Galaxy S8 is exciting, but Samsung’s rumored bendable phone sounds amazing

We've been hearing about Samsung's plans for smartphones with flexible, rolling screens for some time, but the latest rumors suggest a release date is getting very close. Two models, one that folds and one that rolls, may be here in early…
Mobile

Need a ruler for your tablet? Qeexo conjures virtual tools with natural gestures

Our brains just aren't very good at remembering dozens of different gesture controls, but we can all remember how to twist a dial or hold a mouse. There's a company that has come up with a way for use to use these gestures on a touchscreen.
Photography

Creating LG’s World Environment Day 360-degree video felt like ‘making Toy Story’

LG's celebrating World Environment Day with a cool video featuring 360-degree footage of World Heritage Sites, shot by its staff using the LG 360 Cam. LG takes us behind the scenes to talk about the editing challenge 360-degree…
Wearables

Samsung Gear Fit 2 and Gear Icon X earbuds news

After a period of absence, Samsung returns to the world of fitness wearables, with two new products -- the Gear Fit 2, and activity tracking wireless earbuds called the Icon X.