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.

Finally, Tizen OS could be demoed at MWC 2014 on custom ZTE Geek smartphone

A Tizen-powered ZTE Geek smartphone may be on display at Mobile World Congress this year. However, it doesn't look like the phone will be an official release, but a test mule to demo the long-delayed operating system.

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1440p screen and MWC release rumored for LG’s G Pro 2, with G3 to follow in May

The latest rumor suggests LG will announce the G Pro 2 at Mobile World Congress, followed by the G3 smartphone in mid-May, and both will come with high resolution 1440p displays.

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How to sync multiple Google Calendars to your iPhone or iPad

Here's how to sync multiple Google Calendars with your iPhone and iPad, so they appear in the built-in iPhone or iPad calendar apps. It's not hard, but more difficult than it should be.

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Ascend P6S smartphone launched with only subtle alterations to the spec

Huawei has announced the Ascend P6S, although it's hardly the most spectacular update over the original. Currently only spotted in China, we may hear more about the P6S at MWC 2014.

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Jawbone adds Siri and Google Now voice control to new Era Bluetooth headset

Perhaps in an effort to compete with a new generation of wearable products, Jawbone's new Era Bluetooth earpiece now lets you communicate with Siri and Google Now.

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Microsoft’s version of Siri is coming to Windows Phone in April, then PCs, Xbox, iPhone

According to the latest rumors, the Windows Phone virtual assistant will be coming to the first devices this April. Codename Cortana, a release on the Xbox and future Windows computers may follow.

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Time is ticking for Tizen, as Japanese network cancels plans to launch first phone

Are networks beginning to lose faith in Tizen? Number one Japanese network NTT DoCoMo has canceled plans to launch the first phone in March, following lengthy delays.

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Sprint wants to be your flexible friend, will sell the $300 LG G Flex from January 31

The LG G Flex will be on sale in America before the end of the month, and the first network to offer the flexible smartphone will be Sprint. It's not going to be cheap though, and will cost $300 and two years of your life.

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China takes on iOS and Android with COS, a government backed smartphone OS

A new smartphone operating system was launched this week. It's called COS, which stands for China Operating System, and it's designed to take on Android and iOS directly in China.

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Samsung may return to Windows Phone with a 5-inch, 1080p smartphone

A series of leaks have indicated the mysterious Samsung SM-W750V could be the firm's first 1080p Windows Phone. The high resolution display could be matched to a 5-inch screen.

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LG confirms bumpy road ahead for the G Flex smartphone’s screen

A problem with LG's unusual G Flex smartphone has been identified, where two small bumps appear on the display. LG says they don't affect performance, and are caused by excessive flexing of the bendable device.

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HP’s back with two smartphone/tablet hybrids, but it’s not targeting the US yet

HP has announced two smartphone/tablet hybrids, the Slate 6 VoiceTab and the Slate 7 VoiceTab. It's taking its return to the smartphone market slowly, deciding to measure the response in India before potentially widening the release later on.

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The super secure Blackphone could put an end to paranoid Androids

A new highly secure Android smartphone has been announced. It's called the Blackphone and it's a joint project between Geeksphone and security experts Silent Circle, with its official debut expected to come at MWC 2014 in February.

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