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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Don’t believe a thing! Our favorite tech-themed April Fools’ gags for 2014

It's April 1, which means the Internet is flooded with April Fools gags. We've gathered together the ones which make us laugh, chuckle, and groan the most, including our pick of Google's efforts.
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Strong Moto G sales see Motorola go from zero to 6 percent market share in the UK

Late last year, Motorola had almost no presence in the UK at all, but at the end of February 2014, it had grabbed 6 percent of the market. It's all thanks to the excellent Moto G.
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Acer to hold April event, could reveal new smartphones, or first wearable device

Acer has called a press event for April 29 in New York, where it will reveal its 2014 range of products, which could include wearables, smartphones, and tablets.
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This smart nano-tech patch knows when you need more drugs

Scientists in South Korea are developing a medical patch using nano technology which not only monitors your health, but is also smart enough to know how much medicine you need, and when.
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Sorry, iWatch! Android Wear will dominate our wrist

Google has staked its claim on the title Master of Wearable Tech with Android Wear, a brand new version of Android specifically designed for smartwatches and other wearable products.
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HTC is working on a wearable tech product, but launch plans remain unknown

HTC CEO Peter Chou has confirmed in an interview the company is working on a "wearable computing product," and a new tablet. Sadly, no launch date was given for either device.
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Text and drive in San Francisco? This guy wants to publicly shame you

Sick of seeing people driving and texting at the same time, this man has not only set up a website to shame the offenders, but also put their faces on billboards across San Francisco.
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BlackBerry CEO says phone leaks have to stop, will take serious action if they don’t

BlackBerry CEO John Chen has taken the unusual step of condemning product leaks, saying it will take strong action against those who do share confidential company information.
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ZTE launches the selfie-loving Nubia X6 to take on the Oppo N1

ZTE has launched the Nubia X6, a massive 6.44-inch device with two 13-megapixel cameras, one on the back and the other above the screen, ready to take the best selfie you could ever want.
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Listen up, Sprint says nationwide HD Voice coverage is coming in July

Sprint CEO Dan Hesse has said in a press conference the network is ready to launch HD Voice across its entire network in July.