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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...

Facial recognition to identify looters in London riots

08/09/2011, There is a new Google Group known as “London Riots Facial Recognition” which has appeared after the bloody riots hit London the past few days. Don’t worry, this group is not going to loot your online bank account, but rather, it intends to take...

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...

Virgin Media contemplating providing free WiFi in London

08/02/2011, If you’re living in the UK, it appears that Virgin Media is considering providing free WiFi in the metropolitan area. It seems that their reasons behind this is because their cable network tends to be idle during the day as it is not used as their...

Heathrow airport to introduce facial recognition scanning

07/22/2011, For those who travel frequently on airplanes, you may have realized that airport security is starting to get tighter, and while some of the practices conducted by airport security personnel may be questionable, the fact of the matter is that security is...

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...

Tube receives first Wi-Fi connection

10/29/2010, Charing Cross will be the first tube to offer Wi-Fi connectivity to the masses, marking a new milestone after numerous attempts in the past to get the tube connected. BT just made this announcement, where a 6-month trial will bring Wi-Fi connectivity to...