Technology

Think you can run the London Underground better than TfL?

Think you can run the London Underground better than TfL?

Think you can beat our score? Let us know in the comments...
Why Is TfL Running These Two Retired Tube Trains On The Piccadilly Line?

Why Is TfL Running These Two Retired Tube Trains On The Piccadilly Line?

1973 stock to the rescue?
Where were London's first traffic lights?

Where were London's first traffic lights?

Robot? Alien? No, it's London's first traffic lights
Meet The World's Smallest Chef At New 3D Dining Experience

Meet The World's Smallest Chef At New 3D Dining Experience

Storytelling just got seriously delicious.
Nelson's Statue With A Smile

Nelson's Statue With A Smile

FaceApp works its magic on London.
The Apps You Need To Solve Your London Problems

The Apps You Need To Solve Your London Problems

London? There's an app for that.
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
Could London Just Be One Giant Game Of SimCity?

Could London Just Be One Giant Game Of SimCity?

Nothing is real.
London's most high-tech hotels

London's most high-tech hotels

These historic hotels feature some futuristic gadgets.
Augmented reality pigeon game is so stupid

Augmented reality pigeon game is so stupid

And the award for dumbest game of the year goes to...
What's The Next Direction For London's Tranport?

What's The Next Direction For London's Tranport?

How will Londoners get around in the future?
London's Mobile Phone Experiment Was An Unmitigated Flop

London's Mobile Phone Experiment Was An Unmitigated Flop

Like Wi-Fi, but totally rubbish.
Is contactless actually cheaper than Oyster? Not always ->

Is contactless actually cheaper than Oyster? Not always ->

The ads aren't always right.
Relive Your Youth At This Retro Video Game Arcade

Relive Your Youth At This Retro Video Game Arcade

Hadouken!
Why It's More Efficient If Your Tube Train Goes Slower

Why It's More Efficient If Your Tube Train Goes Slower

13mph is the optimum, apparently.
Phones may soon work in tube tunnels: pros and cons

Phones may soon work in tube tunnels: pros and cons

HELLO! I'M ON A TUBE TRAIN!
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.
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...
Help Fix This Beautiful Observatory

Help Fix This Beautiful Observatory

Lovely building in Greenwich... needs some help.
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.
How Does An Oyster Card Actually Work?

How Does An Oyster Card Actually Work?

Good beep, bad beep.
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.
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.
When Will London Get Driverless Ubers?

When Will London Get Driverless Ubers?

They're already on the streets of America. Sort of.
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.
Refugee Crisis? There's An App For That

Refugee Crisis? There's An App For That

How London's tech community is helping out.
Your Chance To Kill Zombies In East London

Your Chance To Kill Zombies In East London

Virtual reality game comes to secret location.
Play Choose Your Own Adventure... In London

Play Choose Your Own Adventure... In London

Like The Horror in High Ridge, but with Buckingham Palace
Bats And Bishops: Making Friends With Bats In London

Bats And Bishops: Making Friends With Bats In London

Bat detectors at the ready.
How Television Was Invented In London

How Television Was Invented In London

In a Soho garret.
5 Reasons To Download The Dating App Once

5 Reasons To Download The Dating App Once

Do it right in 2016.
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.
Classical Music Goes High Tech In This Awesome Video

Classical Music Goes High Tech In This Awesome Video

Vibrant colours and motion capture.
3 New Restaurant Apps For Londoners

3 New Restaurant Apps For Londoners

Designed to guide you to the city's best dining.
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.
Always Have Plans At Your Fingertips With This App

Always Have Plans At Your Fingertips With This App

Download the Funzing app now.
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.
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.
Best Budget Smartphones To Buy For Christmas 2015

Best Budget Smartphones To Buy For Christmas 2015

Smart selections for the lower price range.
Video: New Bus Technology Spots Available Seats Upstairs

Video: New Bus Technology Spots Available Seats Upstairs

TfL trials new scheme, we try it out.
The Best Digital Cameras To Buy For Christmas 2015

The Best Digital Cameras To Buy For Christmas 2015

Amazing results from compact technology.
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 Geek Goddess Of London

The Geek Goddess Of London

She taught mums to code and saved Bletchley Park.
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 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 Find The London Shops That Are Really, Really Good

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

Ethical businesses mapped.
Best Laptops To Buy For Christmas 2015

Best Laptops To Buy For Christmas 2015

Three top recommendations.
6 Top Tablets To Buy For Christmas 2015

6 Top Tablets To Buy For Christmas 2015

From £99.
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.
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.
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.
A 3D Printing Restaurant Is Coming To London

A 3D Printing Restaurant Is Coming To London

Food and furniture are printed.
Art Inspired By The First Transatlantic Cable

Art Inspired By The First Transatlantic Cable

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Apple to takeover the power station.

Apple to takeover the power station.

Finally, someone's found a use for it.
HeyGreenGO: A Social Media App That Actually Makes You More Social

HeyGreenGO: A Social Media App That Actually Makes You More Social

Put that phone down.
No fees & 24/7 service: choose digital broker Habito for a stress-free mortgage

No fees & 24/7 service: choose digital broker Habito for a stress-free mortgage

Sort out your mortgage from your mobile.
Calling All Gamers: London's First Virtual Reality Gaming Suite Is Here

Calling All Gamers: London's First Virtual Reality Gaming Suite Is Here

Form an orderly queue behind us.
New TfL App allows You To Top Up Your Oyster On The Move

New TfL App allows You To Top Up Your Oyster On The Move

Downloaded it yet?
Play On 180 Retro Games Consoles At The Science Museum

Play On 180 Retro Games Consoles At The Science Museum

Is your favourite game here?
We've found the perfect app for networking in London

We've found the perfect app for networking in London

That next coffee meeting could be an important one