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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MyZone's virtual fitness classes will make you part of the workout action

Fitness app platform MyZone is ready to launch a collection of virtual workout classes, designed to boost motivation for people who workout at home through the excitement of challenging friends.
Mobile

Size isn't everything: The latest phones keep you watching by using big-screen TV tech

Two new smartphones, the LG G6 and the Sony XZ Premium, are blazing a trail in the mobile industry by incorporating the latest tech that makes big-screen TVs look so great into smaller, but equally capable mobile devices.
Mobile

DT Daily MWC 2017: VR rides, Google’s Android Garden, and a LG G6 vs. Huawei P10 shootout 2:58

It's the final day of Mobile World Congress 2017, and we've been having fun out on the show floor trying out some VR demonstrations, plus heading out into the city to try out LG and Huawei's new phones, the G6 and P10.
Mobile

6 quirky, fun Chinese phones we found at MWC 2017

We enjoy checking out some of the phones announced at MWC that don't always get the attention they deserve, and have rounded them up for you to enjoy. Some well-known brands like ZTE and Meizu join the less well-known Gionee and Ulefone…
DT Daily

DT Daily MWC 2017: Top Tech awards, Snake on the Nokia 3310, and more 2:35

It's day three of Mobile World Congress, and the day Digital Trends presented its awards for the best products revealed at the show. We still found time to have some fun with the new Nokia 3310 though.
Product Review

Emporio Armani EA Connected Watch Review

Armani’s connected watch is for striking a pose, not smashing a step goal
Mobile

6 pro tips to taking amazing portrait photos with the Huawei P10

To really show us what the new P10's Leica camera, and the Portrait mode, can do; Huawei tasked a pro-photographer to teach us how to use it. We learned plenty, and here are the best tips for you to take perfect portraits and selfies.
Mobile

A watched pot never boils, but Meizu just fully charged a phone before our eyes

Chinese smartphone maker Meizu may have taken a big step toward solving the pain of charging a smartphone battery. Its new Super mCharge technology takes a battery from zero to 100 percent in just 20 minutes.
DT Daily

DT Daily MWC 2017: A 20-minute phone charge, Gear VR controller, Android One phone 1:36

Day two of Mobile World Congress 2017 has come to a close, and the team has been out on the show floor finding more cool technology. Here's the best of what we found, including a controller for the Gear VR, and a new Android One…
DT Daily

DT Daily MWC Day 1: Sony XZ Premium, Alcatel’s modular phone, and the Gionee A1 Plus 2:08

Mobile World Congress 2017 opened its doors for the first time today, following a busy press day on Sunday. We were ready for announcements from Sony, Alcatel, Gionee, and others. Here's what you need to know.
Virtual Reality

I used VR to walk through a $10 million painting, and it was literally surreal

To commemorate a spectacular surrealist art auction, Sotheby's has made its first VR film, where we have the chance to enter the strange worlds of Dali, Magritte, and others. We went along to try it out.
Mobile

Get the best from EMUI 5.0 on your Huawei Mate 9, P9, or Honor phone with these 10 great tips

The Huawei Mate 9 was the first phone to come with Huawei's EMUI 5.0 user interface, but it's also coming to the entire Huawei P9 range, and several Honor phones. Here are 10 tips for making the most of the mobile OS.