Nokia's trying to push the boat out for its Windows Phone 7 launch, with the Lumia 800 heralded as its saviour. As part of it, the Finns are taking over the Millbank Tower in London on the 28th of November for a free 30-minute set from dedmau5.
No longer do we have to glare enviously at our Yankee counterparts over their super-fast 4G speeds. While 4G won't be available to Joe Blow on the street until 2013 (or later), O2 is embarking on the first trials in London -- and Giz UK readers have an exclusive opportunity to help the network during a three-month-long period.
Qualcomm is launching a very small-scale test of a wireless electric car charging service in London next year, with 50 electric cars getting kitted out with its inductive power transfer technology for cable-free battery filling.
Spotify's bringing it's free iTunes Festival clone to London, after a summer outing in New York. It all kicks off this Friday 11th November with a gig in the Lexington in North London, featuring Benjamin Francis Leftwich and Marques Toliver.
Full details of the route the Olympic Torch will take as it criss-crosses the country on its way to London 2012 have been revealed, with The Flame set to pass through a part of Milton Keynes known as Bletchley Park.
Just like the rendering from last year, the now completed ArcelorMittal Orbit looks like a brain-liquifying roller coaster. Or a metal spaghetti monster twice the size of the Eiffel Tower, stranded in the rainy city, sad and confused.
Normally I'd not suggest lining the pockets of TFL more than you already do, but in this case, I think it's perfectly acceptable to give them £20 in exchange for access to one of London's most famous closed-down tube stations.
BT's been having issues in London this morning with an outage caused by BT Stepney Green exchange. The broadband-blackout was only momentary, but has upset routers good-and-proper. If your BT-line fed broadband is on the fritz, a router reset should do the trick. [ZDnet UK]
“Oh, bollocks, he’s not breathing”, my colleague says. That’s my cue to swear, drop my radio in the passenger seat, and come running to help him. This particular motorcyclist is wearing a full-face helmet, and he needs a solid dose of CPR to keep him from popping his clogs.
While the vast majority of Brits can only dream of the kind of connectivity the likes of South Korea have, residents of Prices Court in Wandsworth can live that dream as of today -- gigabit broadband is go.
“I want him out of here”, the woman screeches, as she’s reaching over my shoulder, fingers curled into a claw, and her impressively long nails slashing, musketeer-style, through the air in the direction of her partner.