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.

Why I hate Amazon Prime Day with a passion

Hooray, it's Amazon's Prime Day! Deals, excitement, and more are promised from the online retailer, and the world can't wait. Except behind all this, Prime Day has a more insidious purpose, and people are in danger of forgetting it.

Mobile

Nokia wants a world-class partner to help it make a new phone

Nokia has addressed rumors of its possible return to making smartphones, in an official statement published on its website. In it, the company explains how it could make a new phone, and when it may be possible.

Business

Man apologizes after jumping on stage at Broadway show to charge his iPhone

It's tough when the battery in our phones is about to run out, but this man attending a Broadway show took it too far when he jumped up on stage and plugged his iPhone into a fake wall outlet.

Mobile

A future version of Android Wear may let you send messages to friends from your wrist

For the next version of Android Wear, Google may introduce several new features, including a watch-to-watch communication method called Together, and a new single screen tap control.

Wearables

This hidden farm under London might radically change how we grow food

More than 30-meters below the busy London streets, there is an incredible eco-farm that's part innovative agri-tech project and part sci-fi inspired netherworld. The research there could end up being used in space, or deep under the sea.

Cool Tech

Prepare your wallets: Sony’s high-spec Xperia Z4V comes to Verizon August 13

If you've been holding out for a true Sony Xperia flagship smartphone for 2015, you're about to be rewarded. The Xperia Z4V is here, and it's a water-resistant, octa-core, quad HD monster device coming to Verizon this summer.

Mobile

This 4G LTE smartphone is only $60 bucks

UK network EE has launched the Rook, a phone that it claims is the cheapest way to get 4G LTE data speeds in the country. It costs just £40/$62 for existing EE subscribers, or £50/$77 for newcomers.

Android Army

Sony is so sure the Xperia Z3+ will overheat, it warns you about it

The Sony Xperia Z3+ is Japan’s Xperia Z4 but for the international market. It’s a stunning phone with a rare, waterproof body, but it gets much too hot much too quickly, which…

  • Pros: Stunning design , Pinsharp, colorful screen , Android UI is…
  • Cons: Major overheating problems , Seriously, it’s too hot

Virtual reality porn is here

Adult entertainment company Naughty America has announced the release of its first virtual reality porn scene. Designed for the Oculus Rift and the Samsung Gear VR, it's the first mainstream-produced scene of its kind.

Cool Tech

Rumors start that a massive, security conscious LG G Pro 3 will launch in 2015

Despite earlier reports suggesting the range wasn't going to be continued, there are rumors the LG G Pro 3 may see a 2015 launch after all. Here's all the rumors and news you need to read about the big-screen device.

Mobile

Our LG G4 came inside an ancient wooden crate like the Ark from Indiana Jones

Everyone loves to get boxes that perhaps contain something exciting in the mail. However, when the DHL guy handed over a massive wooden crate from LG, it was an even bigger surprise than usual. What could possibly be inside?

Android Army

Xiaomi’s off to pastures new, launches $160 Redmi 2 smartphone in Brazil

Popular Chinese smartphone brand Xiaomi has launched its first smartphone outside Asia. It's the Redmi 2, and it'll be on sale in early July in Brazil, along with a selection of Xiaomi accessories.

Mobile

Sony just launched its own version of Kickstarter filled with cool concept products

Sony has opened up First Flight, its own crowd-funding website where it hopes some of its more unusual projects will gain attention, and perhaps be successful enough to be put into production.

Cool Tech

Download iOS 8.4 now: Apple Music is a single tap away from your iPhone

Apple has released iOS 8.4, the latest version of its mobile operating system, and one of the most anticipated yet. It includes the on-demand music streaming service Apple Music, and comes with other improvements.

Mobile