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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Wearables

This fitness tracker is yours for free, if you subscribe to the $12 per year companion app

Here's an interesting addition to the ever-expanding fitness tracker market. It's from Pivotal Living, and the company will give you a free wearable fitness band, if you subscribe to the companion app for a mere $12 per year.
Mobile

Microsoft opens the doors to its secret Garage, and shows off cool mobile apps

Microsoft has opened the doors to its Garage, where it has been creating various mobile apps which up until now, have remained hidden from the public eye. Here are five of our favorites.
Mobile

Barnes & Nobles’ 10.1-inch Galaxy Tab 4 Nook boasts that bigger is better

Barnes & Noble has announced a larger version of its Galaxy Tab 4 Nook tablet, this time coming equipped with a 10.1-inch touchscreen. Still based on a Samsung tablet, it comes with $200 worth of free B&N digital content.
Mobile

Watch out for new Microsoft Lumia branding replacing the classic Nokia name soon

Microsoft's long overdue rebranding of Nokia's mobile division may be about to begin, and it could all start with the company's social networking sites becoming known as Microsoft Lumia pages.
Mobile

Nokia’s not dead, tests new battery and speed boosting features to prove 3G isn’t either

Nokia Networks has been working on a new feature set which could add several benefits to devices connected to 3G networks around the world, including more battery life, faster browsing, and quicker call connections.
Wearables

Dudes, track your endless summer with this smartwatch for surfers (Updated)

A new smartwatch has been announced to fill an unusual niche, the need for surfers to track their time out on the waves. It's called the Glassy Pro One, and it's ready to pre-order now.
Wearables

Latest Moto 360 software helps make the most out of the battery

Motorola has started to send out a software update to the Moto 360 smartwatch, which adds several new features, including a very welcome battery saving mode, designed to make the most of the last remaining amount of power.
Mobile

Facebook sues the law firms that backed a fraudulent ownership claim against it

Several years after Paul Ceglia's case was dismissed and revealed as a fraud, Facebook is suing the law firms which supported the claim he owned 84 percent ownership of the social network.
Wearables

Check out the coolest future tech from Intel’s Make It Wearable competition

Intel's Make It Wearable competition is in the closing stages, and the ten semifinalists have been revealed. We've checked them out, and picked four of our favorites.
Mobile

Rumor has it Lenovo wants BlackBerry, but security concerns make a deal unlikely

A new rumor has linked Lenovo with BlackBerry, suggesting the Chinese firm may make a generous offer sometime next week. However, while Lenovo has expressed an interest in the past, regulatory concerns still make a deal unlikely.
Mobile

Sting sings classic phone ringtones, and it’s amazing

During an interview, super talented singer Sting was challenged by Tonight show host Jimmy Fallon to recreate famous ringtones, and thus, the Stingtone was born. It's possibly the best thing you'll hear all day.