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

Hands on: Samsung’s dramatically different Galaxy Edge spills over with potential

Samsung's Note Edge stands out due to its 5.6-inch screen cascading over the right-hand side of the device. The curved section works independently of the main screen, and serves up handy snippets of information and news. We think it's one…
Mobile

Remember when phones actually looked different from one another? Sharp does.

While most phones on sale today look pretty similar to each other, Sharp and Sprint are about to unleash a phone which looks suitably different to truly standout. It's the Aquos Crystal with its edge-to-edge screen, and we need to embrace…
Mobile

The next Sony Xperia smartphone could be sold through Sprint

A new rumor suggests the Sprint network will start selling a Sony Xperia smartphone in the near future. Although the device's name wasn't mentioned, it could be the Xperia Z3, one of the new mobile phones expected to be revealed at next…
Mobile

Huawei’s got a new smartphone to show us, teases September 4 event (Updated)

Huawei will hold a press event on the first day of the IFA tech show in Berlin next month, and although it hasn't told us what it'll reveal, recent leaks point to the star of the day being a big-screen device that may be called the Mate 3…
Mobile

Huawei Ascend P7 Sapphire Edition will be released soon, but only in China (Updated)

After Huawei's CEO produced an Ascend P7 smartphone with a sapphire crystal display during an interview recently, the company has confirmed it will release the device in the near future, but only in China.
Mobile

Archos won’t wait for IFA, reveals new Android and Windows Phone hardware now

Archos can't wait for the IFA show to start, and has revealed a selection of new smartphones and tablets it will be taking to Berlin, including a new Windows 8.1 tablet and its first Windows Phone 8.1 mobile phone.
Mobile

The Samsung Gear S is real, and it’s a watch that’s also a phone

Samsung has added a new model to its growing range of smartwatches. It's called the Gear S, and it can operate independently from your smartphone, thanks to its own 3G connection.
Music

More Music Freedom from T-Mobile, adds Google Play, SoundCloud, and Xbox Music

T-Mobile has announced more streaming music services to Music Freedom, including Google Play Music, SoundCloud, and Xbox Music. There are 27 providers in total.
Mobile

Asus smartwatch news: ZenWatch revealed in new promo video ahead of IFA

Asus could be planning to release its first Android Wear smartwatch at the IFA tech show in September, and to ensure it stands out against the competition, the price could be significantly lower than other devices.
Wearables

Fashionable smart ring Ringly gets a new, trendier design for the winter

Ringly, a company which makes smart rings which connect to your phone, has revealed a new design for the winter. The ring acts like a smartwatch, alerting the wearer of incoming calls, texts, and messages.
Mobile

Alcatel’s Fierce 2 and Evolve 2 come to T-Mobile for those on a budget

Alcatel has announced two new smartphones, the Fierce 2 and the Evolve 2, which will launch next month through T-Mobile. Neither will set the world on fire when it comes to specs though.
Mobile

New HTC Desire 510 packs in a 64-bit Snapdragon processor and 4G LTE speeds

HTC has announced the Desire 510, a low-cost smartphone which comes with the latest 64-bit Snapdragon 410 processor and 4G LTE connectivity. Expect it to come to America in the near future.