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London Buses Now Supporting NFC Payments

12/13/2012, London is going high-tech. Just a year after outfitting Wi-Fi on its buses, the city is now upping the ante by introducing NFC payments on its 8,500 buses. Starting today, Transport for London or TfL, the local government body responsible for the...

BlackBerry London specifications leaked

10/01/2012, Are you looking forward to just what RIM (Research In Motion) has in store for the masses with their BlackBerry 10 platform, especially the L-Series of devices which comprise of the London, Lisbon and Laguna? Well, if you have answered in the affirmative,...

London Underground Circuit Maps

09/16/2012, Those with an artistic streak are better able to see things from a different angle, and the same applies to Japanese designer Yuri Suzuki who managed to conjure this rather delightful image of the London Underground Circuit Maps. The title of his artwork...

London Airport Floating The Thames Estuary Proposed

09/10/2012, London’s Heathrow Airport is one of the busiest airports in the world. It has two runways and both of them operate at 98% of their capacity which essentially means that the airport is already being utilized to its maximum. To tackle a bump in air...

London names first Wi-Fi enabled stations

06/04/2012, We do know that London’s Underground stations will be introducing their own Wi-Fi services later this year, and it has been a long time in coming, but at least it is being done – the first stations with has been announced. Of course, in the...

London Underground gets real-time service alerts in Google Maps

04/03/2012, The London Olympics which will be held later this summer will be the sports centerpiece for the year, barring the Euro 2012 for football (soccer) fans, of course. Having said that, I guess it is timely that Google has updated their Google Maps software to...

Mystery Samsung event planned at Phones 4U

03/23/2012, While we’re not sure if this is going to be a worldwide event, but according to a report online, it looks like Samsung has something up its sleeves next week. A Eurodroid reader was passing by Oxford Street in London and noticed a huge, new Samsung...

Bar in the UK lets you play games while taking a leak

11/15/2011, The Exhibit Bar in London, together with Captive Media, have fitted a hands free gaming system in the toilets of all places. It seems that this was done in an attempt to lure customers over by creating a “buzz” about the venue, and according to...

Nokia and deadmau5 to illuminate London for Windows Phone

11/15/2011, Remember when back in October it was reported that Microsoft would be giving $20 million to Nokia in order to help promote its Windows Phone devices? Well, it really looks like Microsoft/Nokia are pulling out all the stops. Nokia has announced a...

Footballers in the UK get QR codes shaved into their head

11/10/2011, If you thought that the game of football (or better known as soccer in the US) was already too commercialized, it seems like they have taken it one step further by shaving QR codes into the back of players’ heads. The “lucky” football club that will...

Wireless Electric Vehicle Charging trial announced for London

11/10/2011, Folks living in London as well as its vicinity might be interested to know that the first Wireless Electric Vehicle Charging (WEVC) trial will be happening soon, thanks to Qualcomm as well as the corporation’s co-operation with the UK Government....

Nokia 800 teaser ads aired in the UK

10/24/2011, A few days ago, press shots of Nokia’s upcoming Windows Phone device, the Nokia 800, started showing up. Now it looks like teaser videos of the handset have started airing in the UK which were aired 1 second at a time, truly a teaser indeed. All...

Blackfriars Bridge solar panel installation to be completed in 2012

10/05/2011, The Blackfriars Bridge is a structure in London that was built in 1886, but it looks like come 2012, it will be getting an technological update that will merge a historical structure with some modern, environmentally friendly technology in the form of...