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

Everything you need to know about the LG G Flex 2: It’s coming to AT&T April 24

LG's newly announced G Flex 2 is faster, better looking, and more durable than the original - plus it has been given a healthy spec upgrade, resulting in a phone that's more desirable than even the G3.
Cool Tech

These twins need ventilators to survive, but create amazing 3D printed gadgets together

Twins Chris and Nick Fryer love technology, and by using their knowledge and a 3D printer, they have made everything from drones to robotic pets. What's inspirational is they're both in wheelchairs and only have movement in their fingertips…
Mobile

This politician blamed a naughty iPhone charger for favoriting sexy tweet

This UK politician blamed a third-party iPhone charger for favoriting a pornographic tweet on his account. He called the situation a "technological accident," but bizarrely was still happy to later admit he watched adult content.
Android Army

How big is too big? The 6.8-inch P8 Max will stretch your hands, and your limits

Huawei saved a big surprise for the closing moments of the P8 smartphone launch. It’s the P8 Max, and at 6.8-inches, it’s a very big surprise indeed.
Mobile

You’ll have to break the law to use this unbreakable, unhackable Android tablet

How would you like to try out an almost unbreakable tablet, with super secure software, that's based on a Samsung Galaxy Tab? Sure, who wouldn't, right? Well, there's a pretty big catch in this case.
Mobile

Police officers hilariously use a lost phone to post selfies on Facebook

When a lost iPhone without a passcode activated was handed into a police station in Australia recently, the cops decided to use an unusual method to reunite it with its owner. They posted selfies to her Facebook page.
Mobile

How the Nexus 5 is helping homeless people find homes and jobs

Through a scheme called Mobile4All, which is part of the Community Technology Alliance, the Nexus 5 smartphone is helping homeless people get back on their feet, find a home, and jobs.
Mobile

Nokia’s serious about 5G, acquires Alcatel-Lucent to boost development

Nokia has announced it will acquire Alcatel-Lucent for $16 billion. Despite a similarity in name with Alcatel OneTouch, the deal isn't about smartphones, and is instead about accelerating development related to 5G networks.
Mobile

An old iPad 4 sold for $30,500 because of the Pope

An Apple iPad tablet which once belonged to Pope Francis has sold for more than $30,000 at an auction to an anonymous buyer. The proceeds will go to a school for the poor in Uruguay.
Wearables

In the future, your phone could use electric smart pants to steer you around the city

In the future, electrically charged smart underwear could help your phone's GPS app control where you walk. Sound scary? It's not, according to people who've already tested the actuated navigation system, also known as cruise control for…
Mobile

This bezel-less phone has a USB Type C charger, a 21-megapixel camera, and is coming to the U.S.

Chinese media giant Letv has announced the Le Superphone, its first smartphone, and it's going to be released in the U.S. later this year. Details are slim, but we do know it'll have an almost bezel-free, high quality touchscreen.
Wearables

The cool band will make the Apple Watch’s one day battery last for two days

The Apple Watch may not be on many people's wrists yet, but concerns over the battery life are already in prospective wearer's minds. The Wiipowerband accessory may help cure battery anxiety following its launch.