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Talking bins undergo trial in London and Liverpool

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,...

Ron Arad creates a bicycle with steel tires

09/23/2011, The phrase to “reinvent the wheel” has often been used in negative terms, usually to refer to the creation of something needless or pointless, but in the case of Ron Arad, that is what he has literally done with this bike design, which by all accounts...

Mobile phones may be unusable during London 2012 Olympics

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...

RIM’s website gets hacked over London riots

08/09/2011, If you have been following the news regarding the London riots, you’re probably aware that RIM has offered to help the London police by giving them the names of the people who were using BBM during the riots, which helped to organize groups of looters....

Wi-Fi on London buses in the future?

08/05/2011, If you wish that you lived in a wired community, then I would say that the city of London might soon be on your list. London’s mayor, Boris Johnson is currently mulling over the decision to include Wi-Fi connectivity in the city’s buses, where...

London taxis mobile-friendly thanks to Vodafone

05/03/2011, As part of a new advertising campaign by Vodafone, over 500 branded taxis are going to be equipped with mobile phone chargers. This means that folks on the go now have another source of power to charge their batteries just in case they’ll be out for...

No phone coverage for London Underground during 2012 Olympics

04/01/2011, There were initial whispers of introducing cell phone coverage throughout the entire London Underground by the time the 2012 summer Olympics roll around, but it seems as though those fine intentions will have to be squashed simply because the Tube’s...

London airport recruits holograms to make announcements

01/31/2011, If you walk into the Luton Airport in London today, and are lining up to get through security, don’t be alarmed if you feel like you’ve stepped into some 90s sci-fi film. Luton Airport has decided to enlist the help of two holographic staff to...

Tissot Lets You Try Its T-Touch Watches Via Augmented Reality

05/15/2010, If you’re strolling down Oxford Street, you might chance upon a couple of weird people hanging around a window wearing paper watches. If you’re wondering what all this madness is about, it’s Tissot’s latest promotion for its...