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.

Donate sperm in China, and you can get an iPhone 6S

A hospital in China is using the pull of a new iPhone 6S to encourage men to come in and donate sperm. It's offering a considerable financial incentive, but advertising that the money can be used to buy Apple's newest smartphone release.
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Video shows that drones are excellent at pulling out wobbly teeth

There are some dads that really love their tech, and will do anything to incorporate it into every possible situation. Take this dad, who decides the best way to quickly remove his daughter's wobbly front tooth is to use a drone.

Amazon spearheads Kindle revival with $50 Fire tablet, and new 8-inch and 10-inch slates

Amazon has launched a new range of Fire tablets, starting with the new $50 Fire, and continuing with an 8-inch, a 10-inch, and a Kids Edition slate. All are available for pre-order now.

Timex challenges Withings with the new classically styled Metropolitan+ fitness watch

Classic watch maker Timex has announced the Metropolitan+, a traditional analog watch that hides fitness and activity tracking features inside. Best of all, it runs on a standard watch battery that doesn't require charging.

Make the most of the excellent LG G4 with these 10 tips

If you're a new LG G4 owner, or you're just looking to get the most from this excellent smartphone, here are ten of our favorite LG G4 tips and features for you to try out on your own device.

AT&T unlimited customer? Good news, your data won’t be throttled until you hit 22GB

AT&T says its work on improving the network has made an increase in the data limit on its legacy Unlimited Data Plans possible. Now, you'll have 22GB per month to play with before any throttling may occur.
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Sony reveals the Xperia Z5 Premium’s secret: It only shows 4K when you actually need it

Sony has revealed the secret behind a two-day battery life on the 4K Xperia Z5 Premium. The screen switches to 4K resolution only when needed, such as showing 4K video or displaying pictures.
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No sex of any kind for Pepper the robot, say creators

Pepper, the domestic robot that recently went on sale in Japan, must remain innocent according to its creators. Hidden in the ownership guidelines is a rule which prohibits sex of any kind for Pepper.

LG’s holding an event on October 1, and here’s what could be revealed

LG has started to send out invitations to a special launch event on October 1, which will be held on New York, Although it hasn't said what will be revealed, there are two exciting LG devices on the horizon, should rumors be true.

Jimmy Kimmel prank video unintentionally shows people want a smaller iPhone

Jimmy Kimmel's latest prank video sets out to show many people just want the latest iPhone, and never pay attention to the changes in design, by passing off a 2007 iPhone as the new iPhone 6S. However, it achieves the opposite.

5 new Apple Watch accessories to get excited about

On our travels round the IFA 2015 tech show, we saw a wide variety of Apple Watch accessories, many of which we liked. We narrowed the list down to five, so take a look at our favorite products for the Apple Watch.