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

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.
Mobile

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.
Computing

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.
Mobile

Huawei’s Honor 7, with a fingerprint sensor and 20MP camera, goes on sale in the UK

Huawei has launched the Honor 7, its latest all-metal Android phone, that features a 5.2-inch screen, an octa-core processor, and a massive 20-megapixel camera. Here's everything you need to know about it.
Wearables

The HTC Vive’s launch date has shifted to 2016, putting it up against Oculus and Sony

HTC and its partner Valve have said the Vive virtual reality headset won't be available in significant quantities this year. Instead, the system is now on target for a launch during the first three months of 2016.
Mobile

Xperia Z5 News: Rumors point to a Xperia Z5 Premium with a mega 4K display

Sony may have only recently announced the Xperia Z3+, Xperia Z4, and the Xperia Z4V, but there are now rumors of a family of Xperia Z5 devices being revealed before the end of 2015. Here's everything we think we know about them.
Android Army

Cheap doesn’t have to mean dull, just look at this colorful smartphone from China

This cute, colorful smartphone comes from China and is surprisingly cheap at the equivalent of $140, proving low-cost doesn't have to mean dull and boring, plus it still has a strong specification.
Product Review

Meizu MX4 Review

Rare, quirky, and fun: You’ve never used a phone like this before.
Cool Tech

You could play against Maria Sharapova at the U.S. Open, thanks to this amazing VR experience

Ever wondered how it would be to return the tennis serve of a champion? If you’re headed to the U.S. Open later this month, you may have the chance to find out — without having to set foot on the court itself, or risk…
Product Review

OnePlus 2 Review

Frill-free and thrill-free, the OnePlus 2 still impresses with its price.