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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Wearables

This modular wrist band controls your smartphone with IFTTT

The Nex Band is a modular wrist band which has software "Hacks" to control your smart home with a tap on the swappable "Mods." The company has major expansion plans for the future.
Wearables

Tom Brady turns Android Wear watch face designer for TAG Heuer

TAG Heuer has persuaded Tom Brady, Jeremy Lin, and Giancarlo Stanton to design personalized faces for its Carrera Connected Android Wear smartwatch. They'll be released before the end of January.
Wearables

Casio’s first Android watch can take a hike, and survive for a month

Casio is the latest traditional watch maker to take a stab at making an Android Wear smartwatch. It's the WSD F10, and it's a brute of a device, but it has a selection of cool features that make it different to the competition. Here's what…
Computing

Using Tobii's eye-tracking camera is like having Superman's laser-guided gaze

Tobii makes eye-tracking hardware, and wants to change the way we interact with our computers, from unlocking and navigating the desktop, to playing the latest games. We gave it a try.
Wearables

L’Oréal's UV exposure NFC patch is thinner than a human hair, and completely free

It's worthwhile monitoring how much sun your skin gets each day, and beauty company L'Oréal has made an ultra-thin stretchable skin patch with NFC connectivity to do exactly that. Not only is the tech cool, but it's going to give them away…
Mobile

Letv's Le Max Pro is a gleeful glimpse of the super phones coming this year

The first smartphone to house the Snapdragon 820 super processor has been announced. It's the Le Max Pro, and it's a strong calling card for Chinese company Letv to signal its imminent arrival in the U.S. during 2016.
Mobile

This smartphone's wacky 360-degree camera may change the way you take photos

Smartphone company Yezz has come up with the Sfera, a wacky smartphone that has a camera capable of taking 360-degree photos and video, which can be viewed on the phone or with Google Cardboard.
Mobile

Thanks to Windows Continuum, the Acer Liquid Jade Primo is worth a try

Acer's Windows 10 smartphone, the Liquid Jade Primo, is ready to go on sale. We got a chance to play with the phone, and try out the headline Windows Continuum feature ahead of its February international release.
Mobile

Zagg’s new battery pack charges up your iPhone and Apple Watch on the move

Mobile accessory manufacturer Zagg has made the Mobile Charging Station One, a clever two-in-one battery pack that charges both an iPhone and an Apple Watch at the same time, wherever you are.
Mobile

ZTE wants your ideas to help shape future phones

ZTE has opened the Z-Community, where it hopes fans will come and talk about the company's hardware, and share ideas on what they'd like to see on future devices. It's offering exclusive bonuses in return.