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.
Acer has put its first wearable device, the Liquid Leap, on sale in the UK. Priced competitively, the fitness band goes beyond just counting your steps, it'll show notifications from a connected smartphone too.
We're being told this is the year of wearable tech (just like last year), but once again, although there are plenty of cool new products being announced, none are capturing our interest. Why? Because no-one knows what they want.
LG's swish G Watch R is now on sale in America, with Sprint offering the smartwatch from November 14, joining AT&T and Google. The price remains the same at $300, but Sprint offers the chance to spread the cost over 12 months.
Samsung has a new plan to make us want to buy its more expensive smartphones. It's to introduce curvier touchscreens, just like that seen on the new Galaxy Note Edge, to make its hardware more desirable.
Sony has confirmed it will holding a press conference on January 5, at next year's CES tech extravaganza. Details haven't been revealed, but if previous years are anything to go by, expect everything from new phones to TVs to be on display.
BlackBerry CEO John Chen has been meeting the CEOs of Xiaomi, Lenovo, and HTC in China, potentially with a view to striking up a partnership in the future, one which would be preferable to a celebrity endorsement.
Being distracted by the light from a smartphone while trying to enjoy a film in the theater is annoying, but asking someone to turn the device off can be dangerous, as this unfortunate guy found out this week.
You'd think making a gesture as grand as buying 99 iPhones, arranging them in the shape of a heart, and then proposing to your girlfriend standing in the center would be a sure-fire winner, right? Sadly, you're wrong, and this man found out…