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

Laugh it up! The 30 best April Fools’ Day tech jokes of 2016

It's that time of year again, where we all need to be wary of what we see, hear, and read. Because it may not be all it seems. That's right, it's April Fools' Day, and here are the best jokes we've found so far.
Mobile

Xiaomi’s taken its first official steps into South Korea

Xiaomi's not afraid of Samsung and LG, and it has proved it by officially partnering up with South Korean retailers to sell its hardware. But like its other international efforts, its smartphones won't be among them. Yet.
Mobile

This company is encouraging people to punch its smartphones

Chinese smartphone company Oukitel wants you to come and punch its newest smartphone, the K4000 Pro. Why? Because it'll prove just how tough it is. The odds, unsurprisingly, are stacked in the phone's favor.
Mobile

OnePlus says rumor about April 7 launch for OnePlus 3 is false

New leaks about the OnePlus 3 shows the device to be powered by a Snapdragon 820 processor. OnePlus has come out and said the device will not launch on April 7, despite rumors to the contrary. Here's everything we think we know about it so…
Product Review

LG G5 Review

LG’s G5 is already worth your money, and it's only going to get better.
Mobile

The stickers are taking over: Line to launch Line Mobile MVNO in Japan this summer

Popular messaging platform Line will open Line Mobile in Japan this summer, transforming itself into an MVNO. People who use Line regularly will really benefit, as Line services won't count against monthly data and call allocation.
Mobile

Time-traveling astronaut leaks Google’s Nexus Space phone, coming in 2029

Google's working on a future smartphone called the Nexus Space, or the Nexus 16. The massive phablet won't be out in the near future though, but leaks indicate it's already popular in the year 2029...
Virtual Reality

Pornhub blesses the world with free VR smut

Streaming adult entertainment website Pornhub has introduced a new free video channel dedicated to virtual reality content. Because not everyone is equipped with suitable viewers just yet, it even has 10,000 headsets to giveaway…
Mobile

Android Pay will be live in the U.K. before the summer

Android Pay is Google's mobile payment system, that turns your phone into a wallet, and stops the need to pull out your credit card in stores. It's already live in the U.S., and will be coming to the U.K. soon. Here's everything you need to…
Mobile

Small is the new big: The iPhone SE is going to make compact cool again

The iPhone SE is way more exciting that it initially looks. The screen may be small, but inside is as much power and ability as the iPhone 6S, and it may spawn a host of high performance, small screen competitors.
Wearables

These heated boots are like smartphone-controlled radiators for your feet

Lundi is a smart boot for women that aims to solve the problem of matching the right footwear to the conditions, no matter the situation. The black leather boots have a smartphone-controlled heating element that keep your feet toasty warm…