02/20/2013, BT Tower has created a 360 degree panoramic photo of London that has broken the world record. The image is of 320 gigapixels and was created by photographic firm 360Cities. The image comprises of 48,000 individual frames stitched together to form the larger panoramic image. The images came from four Canon EOS 7D cameras. Lenses used to capture the images were EF 400mm f/2.8 IS II USM lenses and Extender […]
07/27/2012, Samsung really is going all out with this year’s London Olympic Games. Besides having its Galaxy S3 as the official phone for London 2012, the company has been pushing it as a hotel room key, decorating it with the UK flag, and even updating its ChatON app with an Olympic Buddy feature. It looks like that’s not all – the company has pushed out a new Olympic-themed app as well. Called […]
07/27/2012, This year’s Olympics is finally here, and the whole world seems pretty excited about it. We’ve had Olympic-themed apps, Olympic-themed cases and phones, and even not so friendly Olympic tweets. Now we’ve got on more to add to the list: an Olympic-themed bus. However it’s no ordinary bus that ferries people around the city. Built by a Czech artist named David Cerny, it’s called the London Booster and is like no […]
07/25/2012, Any readers out there who use BlinxBox? In case you didn’t know, the Android app has recently been updated to feature an Olympics Box which will deliver the hottest pictures and videos direct to your Android device. In case you didn’t know, BlinxBox is a widget for Android devices that lets you check out content from your favorite sites and subscriptions. The app currently supports services like Instagram (Facebook coming […]
07/25/2012, If you’re a VIP checking in to the Holiday Inn at London Stratford City for the London Olympics and you own a Samsung Galaxy S3, you’re in luck. You won’t have to deal with remote control hunting or even looking for your keys. Samsung announced today that it has partnered with Fingi Inc to develop an app which provides Galaxy S3 users everything they need from the hotel. With the […]
07/25/2012, If you’ll be in London for the 2012 Olympics and you’ve got no clue about where to go, Microsoft has got a solution for you if you own an iPhone. Called Bing Get Me There, this app will help you go from where you are to where you want to be – in this case, the stadiums you’ll need to be at to catch certain events. The app lets you […]
02/09/2012, Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games has been out for the Wii since last year, and now it’s finally made its way over to the Nintendo 3DS. Featuring numerous mini games inspired by the Olympic Games, players control Mario and Sonic to compete against the CPU or other players in multiplayer mode. While I haven’t given it a go, the game seems to be pretty popular, with […]
12/09/2011, For those planning to travel to London to watch the 2012 Olympics, it is without doubt going to be one heck of a packed event especially during the opening and closing ceremonies. Such events are usually a great place for pickpockets to be active so carrying a ton of cash on you is probably not the best idea, and this is where Google Wallet plans to shine.
10/06/2011, If you’re a fan of collecting souvenirs from events, performances or concerts, come the London 2012 Olympic games, you will be able to get your hands on a Samsung device which they’re touting to be an “iconic” Olympic phone. This will be in conjunction with Visa who will be providing the mobile payment services via NFC that will come with the phone.
09/23/2011, Whenever there’s a major holiday, like Christmas or New Years and everyone is packed into one location, with well wishes being sent back and forth, it’s only natural that the mobile networks will start to experience some strain, and it does not look to be any different for the upcoming London Olympics 2012.
05/18/2010, Boris Johnson, Mayor of London, has boldly promised that “every lampost and every bus stop will one day very soon, and before the 2012 Olympics, be Wi-Fi enabled.” This bold boast was announced at a Google Zeitgeist event held in Hertfordshire, with Johnson further adding that London could very well soon be the technology capital of the world – hmmm, we have our reservations concerning that. In order to bring […]