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.

Everything we think we know about Google’s next Nexus 10 tablet

The Nexus 10 didn't join the Nexus 5 when it was announced recently, but that doesn't mean it's not coming at all. Here's everything we think we know about the full-size Android tablet.

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Cream, sugar, or Wi-Fi? The iKettle makes coffee at your iPhone or Android’s command

Want to see the hottest new accessory for your smartphone? It's the iKettle, and it's so hot it can literally boil water. It also connects to your Wi-Fi network and can be controlled using your smartphone.

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Own a Galaxy Nexus? There’s still a chance you’ll get your 4.4 KitKat fix

Google may not be updating the Galaxy Nexus to Android 4.4 KitKat, but that hasn't stopped the developer community from coming up with a potential solution, and from others petitioning the firm directly, hoping to change its mind.

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Google Nexus 5 review

The Nexus 5 is Google's latest attempt to subvert the carrier-controlled handset ecosystem. At $350, it's half the price of a normal Android phone, but is it worth your time? Our…

  • Pros: Gorgeous screen , Android 4.4 is the best version yet…
  • Cons: Boring design , Lacks the wow factor , The camera, though…

Verizon tries its hand at a $250 7-inch Android tablet with the Ellipsis

Verizon has announced the Ellipsis 7, an own-brand Android tablet with a 7-inch screen, a quad-core processor, and 4G LTE connectivity. It's available from today, but faces stiff competition elsewhere.

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5 cool technologies Samsung Galaxy devices will have before 2015

During an Analyst Day event this week, Samsung has talked about the technology it intends to introduce in the coming year, specifically centered on mobile. Its plans include flexible and bendable phones, plus Google Glass-like spectacles.

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Nokia Lumia 1520 phablet hits AT&T on Nov. 15, and here’s what we know about it

Nokia's new Lumia 1520 is not only the first Windows Phone 8-powered smartphone/tablet hybrid, but also the first to use the brand new version of Microsoft's mobile operating system. Here's everything you need to know about this exciting new phone.

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This is Peg, the organizer that’s so simple, you’ll wonder why you’re not using it already

It's often the way that the simplest Kickstarter projects are the ones we like the most, and the Peg is no exception. It's a gadget organizer which isn't designed for holding just one type of product, and can be customized to your needs.

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As smartwatches get smarter, The Ish watch heads in completely the opposite direction

Meet The Ish, the antithesis of the modern smartwatch. It tells the time, but only just, but does make a point of letting you know when it's five o'clock, when apparently it's time to open a beer. Something it can help out with too.

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Nike+ Move app released, makes your iPhone 5S a FuelBand Lite

Nike has released the Nike+ Move app for the iPhone 5S, which emulates the functionality of its FuelBand wearable fitness tracker on Apple's new phone. It's all made possible by the 5S's M7 co-processor.

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Verizon-exclusive Lumia 929 leaks again, launch expected by early 2014

Although it was a no-show during Nokia's packed October 22 event, a new leak has shown the Lumia 929 is still potentially coming soon. Should it arrive, it's set to replace the Lumia 928 at Verizon.

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Pebble to share “big news” about its smartwatch during November 6 event

The team behind the Pebble smartwatch has announced it will be live streaming an event on November 6, where it'll reveal some, "Big news," which could include a software update and new features.

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Motorola to go international with the Moto G smartphone, set for launch on November 13

Motorola has a new smartphone to show us, and it's called the Moto G. The company has tweeted it'll be arriving on November 13, and dropped some heavy hints it'll be made available internationally.

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UK government bans iPads and puts all phones into lead-lined boxes to prevent spying

Amid growing fears over electronic surveillance, the UK government has banned the use of iPad tablets from its confidential meetings, and has apparently issued ministers with soundproof, lead-lined boxes in which to store smartphones.

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Unknown Android slate spotted on Google website, could be an 8-inch Nexus tablet

Has Google leaked another new Nexus product? Following several "accidental" leaks of the Nexus 5, it may now have given us a sneak peek at a new tablet which could fit in-between the Nexus 7 and Nexus 10.

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