Tag Archives: London

O2 brings free Wi-Fi to London

o2 London is fast becoming the free Wi-Fi capital of the world, as we head into the Olympic Games. Well, maybe that’s a slight exaggeration, but there’s certainly plenty of free Wi-Fi.. more
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First free wi-fi tube stations named

Virgin Media UK Virgin Media has announced the first London underground stations which will be graced with free Wi-Fi access this summer, before the Olympics comes to town. There will be 80 stations fully.. more
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Rim drops a BB10 smartphone

Rim Logo Mention Rim these days, and a catalogue of disasters is what initially springs to mind, with 2011 being an awful year for the company’s smartphones, tablet and stock price. But the.. more
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Pee-controlled urinal gaming arrives

A bar in Balham, South London, has brought gaming to the gents toilet in the sort of invention we’re more used to seeing in Japan. Developed by Captive Media, the Exhibit bar has installed 12 inch LCD displays above each urinal. These show adverts to.. more
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BlackBerry London BBX phone leaked

A picture of Rim’s first smartphone to run BBX, its operating system for 2012, has been leaked to the net. BBX is the mobile version of QNX, the PlayBook’s operating system which was introduced this year. It blends the best bits of the BlackBerry OS.. more
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O2 starts London 4G LTE trials

O2 has pushed the trialling of its next-generation mobile broadband further by bringing it to London. O2 began trialling its 4G LTE network (or 3.9G as some people call it) in Slough at the end of 2009, and as with that scheme, participants in London.. more
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HMV Techshop opens doors

HMV has opened up a new type of retail outlet called the Techshop. The first HMV Techshop is in the One New Change shopping centre in London, where the Foyles book store used to be. As you might guess from the name, the store carries.. more
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Nokia fires up free London wi-fi

Nokia has rolled out a trial in conjunction with provider Spectrum Interactive to deploy free wi-fi access in London. The gratis wi-fi will be available in 26 locations across the capital, and comes alongside the launch of Nokia’s latest great smartphone hope, the first Lumia.. more
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London Olympics prepares for cyberattack

The Technology Operations Centre for next year’s Olympic games has been unveiled this week, and optimised to ensure it can cope in the event of a cyberattack. The centre will monitor all of the results from the sports competitions and deliver them to the world’s.. more
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Google launches London “store” within PC World

In recent times, Google’s ambitions have been pretty much boundless. The company which used to be just a search engine now has its own mobile empire, both software and hardware, its own TV service, laptops, and now a social network to challenge Facebook. It’s even.. more
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