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.

Nokia announces its first Windows 8.1 RT tablet for $500

Nokia has launched its first tablet powered by Microsoft's Windows RT 8.1 operating system. It's the Lumia 2520 and it has a 10.1-inch display, quad-core processor, and will go on sale before the end of the year.

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Big-screen Windows Phones are here, as Nokia launches the 6-inch, 1080p Lumia 1520

At a packed event in Abu Dhabi, Nokia has announced the first big-screen Windows Phone device, the Lumia 1520. As the leaks predicted, it has a 6-inch screen and a quad-core processor.

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HTC bosses talk ‘disruptive’ tablet, Windows Phone, and gimmicky smartwatches

HTC's Peter Chou and Cher Wang have been talking about the company's future plans, saying it's still confused about Windows Phone, thinks smartwatches so far are gimmicks, but has a cool tablet in the works.

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Leaked Xperia Z1S could be Sony’s international version of the small, powerful Z1F

An international version of the Sony Xperia Z1F, named the Xperia Z1S, has been leaked. Sony's small-but-powerful Xperia Z1F is currently only scheduled for release in Japan.

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HTC’s Peter Chou is stepping down from CEO duties, but he still wants the title

It has emerged HTC's CEO, Peter Chou, has shifted his focus to work on product innovation and development, while co-founder Cher Wang will take on sales, marketing and supplier relationships.

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Vertu Constellation review

We review the Vertu Constellation, a new Android phone from the makers of the $10,700 Vertu TI. At half the price, the Constellation is technically a steal, but what kind of phone…

  • Pros: Decent specs and nice 720p screen , Half the price of the…
  • Cons: It still costs $5740 (4200 euros) , Lacks Concierge button…

LG’s G Pad 8.3 Android tablet comes to America on November 3, will cost you $350

Having announced its new tablet, the LG G Pad 8.3, in September, the company has finally given it a price and release date for America. It's coming to Best Buy at the beginning of November.

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Archos launches four Titanium smartphones, all with Android 4.2.2 and dual-core power

Archos has announced four new smartphones, all of which fit into the Titanium range, and are differentiated by their screen size, resolution and battery. All phones are powered by dual-core MediaTek chips and run Android 4.2.2.

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Kindle Fire HDX up for pre-order in the UK

Amazon has put its new Kindle Fire HDX tablets up for pre-order in the UK, with delivery dates starting in November, while Vodafone has snagged the rights to provide a 4G connection for certain models.

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Protect your iPhone or Galaxy Note 3 screen with Armorz’ new tempered glass cover

Armorz has announced the Stealth Extreme Lite screen protector for the iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S, plus the Galaxy Note 3. At $35 it's not the cheapest around, but it is made from tempered glass instead of plastic.

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LG G Flex flexible screen phone may see international release after November debut

LG's flexible, curved smartphone known as the LG G Flex, is supposedly set for announcement next month, and unlike Samsung's Galaxy Round, it may get a wider international release.

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Everything we know about the giant HTC One Max and its fingerprint sensor

Excited about the new HTC One Max. but want to know if it's something more than an oversized HTC One? We've got all the details for you in our comprehensive overview of HTC's latest smartphone.

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Rumor: HTC could be building Amazon’s smartphones

A rumor has linked HTC and Amazon together, indicating the former is building the latter's much-discussed range of smartphones, which have yet to be officially announced.

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Apple confirms October 22 event, says it has plenty to show off

Apple has sent out invitations to its next event, which is scheduled for October 22, and is expected to be where we see the next generation of iPad tablets, both large and small.

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New Nike FuelBand SE gets better movement and sleep tracking, but still no Android support

Nike has announced the FuelBand SE, an updated version of its popular fitness tracking wristband, now with smarter more sensitive tech, Bluetooth 4.0, and sleep tracking, but still no Android support.

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