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London's Mobile Phone Experiment Was An Unmitigated Flop

London's Mobile Phone Experiment Was An Unmitigated Flop

Like Wi-Fi, but totally rubbish.
The British Interplanetary Society in Vauxhall is a wonderful temple of futurism

The British Interplanetary Society in Vauxhall is a wonderful temple of futurism

To infinity and just beyond zone 1.
At the east London car factory you thought had closed down

At the east London car factory you thought had closed down

This place has been in action for almost 90 years
We've solved all your London problems with apps. Take a look...

We've solved all your London problems with apps. Take a look...

What is your favourite London app from this list?
Looks Like Your Phone Will Soon Work On The Tube

Looks Like Your Phone Will Soon Work On The Tube

What will happen when people can make calls in tube tunnels?
Is Contactless Actually Cheaper Than Oyster?

Is Contactless Actually Cheaper Than Oyster?

We put it to the test.
Relive Your Youth At This Retro Video Game Arcade

Relive Your Youth At This Retro Video Game Arcade

Hadouken!
The best apps for Londoners

The best apps for Londoners

Fascinating.
How Ernie Wise (Almost) Made The UK's First Mobile Phone Call

How Ernie Wise (Almost) Made The UK's First Mobile Phone Call

It (almost) happened at St Katharine Docks.
What's The Optimum Speed For London Underground Trains?

What's The Optimum Speed For London Underground Trains?

Slower than you might think.
Video: What's Happening In Crossrail's Tunnels Right Now?

Video: What's Happening In Crossrail's Tunnels Right Now?

Something amazing beneath our feet.
The Place That Will Save Us When There's A Drought: London's Desalination Plant

The Place That Will Save Us When There's A Drought: London's Desalination Plant

It turns seawater into drinking water.
How Does An Oyster Card Actually Work?

How Does An Oyster Card Actually Work?

Good beep, bad beep.
How Television Was Invented In London

How Television Was Invented In London

In a Soho garret.
Bats And Bishops: Making Friends With Bats In London

Bats And Bishops: Making Friends With Bats In London

Bat detectors at the ready.
Refugee Crisis? There's An App For That

Refugee Crisis? There's An App For That

How London's tech community is helping out.
When Will London Get Driverless Ubers?

When Will London Get Driverless Ubers?

Uber 2.0.
See A Conductor's Energy In This Hypnotic Video

See A Conductor's Energy In This Hypnotic Video

A striking and innovative use of motion capture
Explore London In This Wiki Choose Your Own Adventure

Explore London In This Wiki Choose Your Own Adventure

Like The Lost Jewels of Nabooti, but with Nelson's Column
London Is The Tech Capital Of Europe - Let's Keep It That Way

London Is The Tech Capital Of Europe - Let's Keep It That Way

The city can't rest on its laurels.
London's Innovation Districts: What They Are, And Why They're Vital

London's Innovation Districts: What They Are, And Why They're Vital

New industries connect with the old.
How To Build A Brand New Website Even If You're A Technoklutz

How To Build A Brand New Website Even If You're A Technoklutz

Londonist Editor-at-Large spreads his wings online.
We Built A Website In Under An Hour

We Built A Website In Under An Hour

Use Squarespace and create your own website, blog or portfolio now.
How To Build A Beautiful London Blog In Under An Hour

How To Build A Beautiful London Blog In Under An Hour

Squarespace makes it easy.
How The Inner Circle Is Sifting London's Dating Scene For You

How The Inner Circle Is Sifting London's Dating Scene For You

An exclusive online/offline community.
Your Chance To Kill Zombies In East London

Your Chance To Kill Zombies In East London

Virtual reality game comes to secret location.
5 Reasons To Download The Dating App Once

5 Reasons To Download The Dating App Once

Do it right in 2016.
Geek Day Out: The Best Days (And Nights) Out For London Nerds

Geek Day Out: The Best Days (And Nights) Out For London Nerds

Perfect for enriching your inner nerd.
Best Coffee Machines To Buy For Christmas 2015

Best Coffee Machines To Buy For Christmas 2015

Includes helpful buying guide.
Video: New Bus Technology Spots Available Seats Upstairs

Video: New Bus Technology Spots Available Seats Upstairs

TfL trials new scheme, we try it out.
3 New Restaurant Apps For Londoners

3 New Restaurant Apps For Londoners

Designed to guide you to the city's best dining.
You Can Now Use Apple Pay On The Tube

You Can Now Use Apple Pay On The Tube

Use your iPhone or Apple Watch to tap in.
Best Budget Smartphones To Buy For Christmas 2015

Best Budget Smartphones To Buy For Christmas 2015

Smart selections for the lower price range.
Wander Around Buckingham Palace As You Please: This Is Virtual Reality London

Wander Around Buckingham Palace As You Please: This Is Virtual Reality London

And have a virtual pint in a London pub.
7 Of The Best Headphones To Buy For Christmas 2015

7 Of The Best Headphones To Buy For Christmas 2015

In ear, on ear, listening pleasure.
The Best Digital Cameras To Buy For Christmas 2015

The Best Digital Cameras To Buy For Christmas 2015

Amazing results from compact technology.
The Geek Goddess Of London

The Geek Goddess Of London

She taught mums to code and saved Bletchley Park.
Samsung Pay Now Available Across London Transport Network

Samsung Pay Now Available Across London Transport Network

It's sounds easier to use than Apple Pay...
Londonist Christmas Shopping Round-Up

Londonist Christmas Shopping Round-Up

In case you fancied buying some Christmas presents online this Cyber Monday.
Mondays To Be Brightened Up With Free London Travel

Mondays To Be Brightened Up With Free London Travel

If you possess a certain 'priceless' credit card, that is.
How To Find The London Shops That Are Really, Really Good

How To Find The London Shops That Are Really, Really Good

Ethical businesses mapped.
6 Top Tablets To Buy For Christmas 2015

6 Top Tablets To Buy For Christmas 2015

From £99.
Best Laptops To Buy For Christmas 2015

Best Laptops To Buy For Christmas 2015

Three top recommendations.
An Art And Technology Double Header At Serpentine Galleries, Reviewed

An Art And Technology Double Header At Serpentine Galleries, Reviewed

A pretty and an informative exhibition, but neither gets it right.
Always Have Plans At Your Fingertips With This App

Always Have Plans At Your Fingertips With This App

Download the Funzing app now.
Help Fix This Beautiful Observatory

Help Fix This Beautiful Observatory

Lovely building in Greenwich... needs some help.
Refugee Crisis? There's An App For That

Refugee Crisis? There's An App For That

How London's tech community is helping out.
Can You Crack The Code Of This Victorian Art?

Can You Crack The Code Of This Victorian Art?

Art meets tech.
Eat at the world's first 3D printer restaurant:

Eat at the world's first 3D printer restaurant:

Michelin-star printing.
Apple To Build New HQ In Battersea Power Station

Apple To Build New HQ In Battersea Power Station

Finally, someone's found a use for it.