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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Android Army

Sony is so sure the Xperia Z3+ will overheat, it warns you about it

The Sony Xperia Z3+ is Japan’s Xperia Z4 but for the international market. It’s a stunning phone with a rare, waterproof body, but it gets much too hot much too quickly, which spoils our love for what could have been a winner.
Cool Tech

Virtual reality porn is here

Adult entertainment company Naughty America has announced the release of its first virtual reality porn scene. Designed for the Oculus Rift and the Samsung Gear VR, it's the first mainstream-produced scene of its kind.
Mobile

Rumors start that a massive, security conscious LG G Pro 3 will launch in 2015

Despite earlier reports suggesting the range wasn't going to be continued, there are rumors the LG G Pro 3 may see a 2015 launch after all. Here's all the rumors and news you need to read about the big-screen device.
Android Army

Our LG G4 came inside an ancient wooden crate like the Ark from Indiana Jones

Everyone loves to get boxes that perhaps contain something exciting in the mail. However, when the DHL guy handed over a massive wooden crate from LG, it was an even bigger surprise than usual. What could possibly be inside?
Mobile

Xiaomi’s off to pastures new, launches $160 Redmi 2 smartphone in Brazil

Popular Chinese smartphone brand Xiaomi has launched its first smartphone outside Asia. It's the Redmi 2, and it'll be on sale in early July in Brazil, along with a selection of Xiaomi accessories.
Cool Tech

Sony just launched its own version of Kickstarter filled with cool concept products

Sony has opened up First Flight, its own crowd-funding website where it hopes some of its more unusual projects will gain attention, and perhaps be successful enough to be put into production.
Mobile

Download iOS 8.4 now: Apple Music is a single tap away from your iPhone

Apple has released iOS 8.4, the latest version of its mobile operating system, and one of the most anticipated yet. It includes the on-demand music streaming service Apple Music, and comes with other improvements.
Product Review

Razer Nabu X Review

The perfect accessory for Razer's Nabu X fitness band is a hammer to smash it.
Mobile

Meizu’s MX5 has a full metal jacket, shoots autofocusing laser beams, and costs $290

Meizu has announced the MX5 smartphone, its new flagship for 2015. The all-metal body is thin and light, while an octa-core processor and a 3150mAh battery should ensure it's a powerhouse too.
Mobile

Europe is abolishing roaming charges

Mobile roaming charges will be no more in Europe from June 2017, after an agreement was reached by the EU and network operators to abolish them. Additionally, rules on net neutrality have been put into place.
Mobile

iOS Hangouts app gets Material Design overhaul, and a host of cool new features

Google has updated Hangouts for iOS, introducing a Material Design-style new look, and a variety of new features. Version 4.0 of the app includes new photo sharing options, and the new experience will be coming to Android in the near…
Web

Online payments halted in Greece, citizens eye Bitcoin to protect savings

Online payments using local debit and credit cards have been halted in Greece, including use on iTunes and Amazon. During financial turmoil, there is evidence citizens may turn to Bitcoin to protect investments.