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 traffic in the near future, London will inevitably need a new airport or expansion of the current one. This is where the idea of an […]
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 course of the coming weeks, Wi-Fi services will be offer across some of the city’s busiest stations, ranging from Oxford Circus to Liverpool Street, London […]
04/17/2012, At long last, the digital wave has done a thorough job across living rooms in London, where analog TV signals in that part of the world will be switched off – for good. BBC One, ITV1, Channel Four and Channel Five will no longer transmit on analog overnight, with BBC Two already spearheading this “effort” earlier this month by stopping all analog transmission then. Basically, for those who want to […]
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 include real-time service alerts for the London Underground, ensuring that commuters as well as travellers will be notified ahead of time should there be any […]
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 logo and a mysterious date “30/03/2012″ at the Phones 4U store. A pretty eye catching sight, though we have no idea what it’s going […]
11/30/2011, Remember the supposed leaked device from RIM we saw a while back? Well back then it was rumored to be called the Blackberry London, but now it seems that the “London” moniker will no longer be sticking around. Instead the device will be renamed to the Blackberry Surfboard, name that RIM has trademarked way back in July of 2010.
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 Captive Media’s research, these bathroom gaming systems have had a significant impact on the sales as well (a positive impact, we hope).
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 spectacular “4D” show that will be taking place on the surface of the iconic Millbank Tower in London. The show will feature the world-renowned DJ- deadmau5 and his […]
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 be getting their heads shaved will be South-East London’s Bromley FC, who hired the hair stylist favored by both Wayne Rooney and Rio Ferdinand […]
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. This pre-commercial trial is tipped to begin from early next year onwards, where the exercise will involve up to 50 electric vehicles (EVs). This particular trial will rely on Qualcomm […]
11/02/2011, Nokia will be kicking off a pilot global project which will see the recently announced Lumia 800 and 710 smartphones in action, but first things first – the Finnish phone company will be sponsoring free Wi-Fi connections in London. This new free Wi-Fi service will enable owners of the new Lumia 800 and 710 handsets to use the Internet right out of the box, never mind if you don’t even […]
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 that’s left now is for an official announcement by Nokia, which is expect to take place during the Nokia World event held in London […]
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 solar panels.
09/27/2011, The next time you’re in the cities of London and Liverpool, make sure you keep a keen eye out for a new kind of trash bins – as some of them will actually talk back whenever you deposit some trash their way. Heck, as you can see on the right, there will even be bins that have a basketball-type hoop – although I don’t think that is such a bad […]