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.

Whether you want it or not, a 4K UHD resolution screen could be fitted to your next phone

Screen manufacturer Sharp is apparently waiting to put a 5.5 smartphone display with a 3,840 x 2,160 pixel resolution -- making 806ppi -- into production during 2016, meaning 4K UHD phones are headed our way next year.
Health & Fitness

Are you stressed out? Hack your vagus nerve with this wearable and chill out

On the surface, this weird wearable is all about de-stressing and living more healthily. Underneath, it’s a tool for hacking something called the vagus nerve, which could help treat diseases.
Product Review

LG G Flex2 Review

Curve appeal: LG's G Flex2 finally has the brains to match its beauty.

This is how Samsung’s trying to sell the Galaxy S6 on Apple Watch launch day

Today's not all about the Apple Watch, Samsung has also put the Galaxy S6 on sale, and to promote it the company has released a cringy, campy ad featuring new Late Late Show host James Corden.

Apple’s ‘appointment only’ Watch strategy is elitist, annoying, and brilliant

Apple won't be selling the Apple Watch in its retail stores to any old passer-by; you'll need an appointment to try one out. It's a brave strategy that could just mean the difference between failure and success for the new wearable.

Apple Watch pre-orders prove popular, delivery dates slip to June and beyond

The Apple Watch is up for pre-order, and within hours, delivery dates have slipped beyond the April 24 release date and into May, June, and if you want the expensive Edition model, as far as August.

Google wants to remind you that Android Wear is just as personal as the Apple Watch

The Apple Watch's release is drawing closer, and Google is keen to remind us that Android Wear is equally, if not more, customizable than the new Apple wearable. It boasts there are now 1,000 watch faces for download, and many straps to…

How stolen data sold to a bald guy landed AT&T with record-breaking $25 million FCC fine

AT&T has been hit with a $25 million fine, the largest ever handed out by the FCC, over a lengthy data breach which took place last year, during which data related to 280,000 customers was illegally accessed.

This is what LG’s using to make a spectacular camera for the G4 smartphone

LG Innotek, a division of the company that produces components, has revealed am f/1.8 aperture, 16-megapixel camera, and an 8-megapixel module for the LG G4 smartphone, that's set to be revealed later this month.

Kobo’s new $130, high-res Glo HD e-reader promises to make your ebooks look amazing

Kobo may have taken its time coming out with a challenger to Amazon's Kindle Voyage, but at $130, the Glo HD appears to be worth the wait. It's set for release in the U.S. on May 1.

Watch this man propose to his girlfriend with a VR headset

See how this man used a Google Cardboard virtual reality headset to help make an amazing, and very memorable, marriage proposal. The whole event was captured on video, and shared for the world to enjoy.

Don’t fall for the jokes! All the hilarious April Fools’ Day 2015 tech gags

It's that time of year again, where the tech companies of the world let their hair down and have some silly fun. Here are the funniest, craziest, and most ridiculous April Fools Day jokes we've seen this year.