Technology

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?
Immerse Yourself in London's First Virtual Reality Gaming Suite At Hollywood Bowl At The O2

Immerse Yourself in London's First Virtual Reality Gaming Suite At Hollywood Bowl At The O2

Calling all gaming pros
What Do You Make Of TfL's New App?

What Do You Make Of TfL's New App?

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?
11 Apps To Solve Your London Problems

11 Apps To Solve Your London Problems

Problem? Consider it solved with our round up of must have London apps.
Is contactless actually cheaper than Oyster? Not always ->

Is contactless actually cheaper than Oyster? Not always ->

The ads aren't always right.
Inside The East London Car Factory You Thought Had Closed

Inside The East London Car Factory You Thought Had Closed

This place has been in action for almost 90 years
The Optimum Speed Of A Tube Train Is Slower Than You'd Think

The Optimum Speed Of A Tube Train Is Slower Than You'd Think

Science, innit.
London's Mobile Phone Experiment Was An Unmitigated Flop

London's Mobile Phone Experiment Was An Unmitigated Flop

Like Wi-Fi, but totally rubbish.
Looks Like Your Phone Will Soon Work On The Tube

Looks Like Your Phone Will Soon Work On The Tube

A double edged sword...
A look round Vauxhall's British Interplanetary Society

A look round Vauxhall's British Interplanetary Society

Like space, rockets, astronaut stuff? This is the London home for you.
Relive Your Youth At This Retro Video Game Arcade

Relive Your Youth At This Retro Video Game Arcade

Hadouken!
Play Choose Your Own Adventure... In London

Play Choose Your Own Adventure... In London

Like The Horror in High Ridge, but with Buckingham Palace
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.
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.
Video: Descending Into Crossrail's Tunnels

Video: Descending Into Crossrail's Tunnels

Some exciting stuff, it turns out.
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.
3 New Restaurant Apps For Londoners

3 New Restaurant Apps For Londoners

Designed to guide you to the city's best dining.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
How Television Was Invented In London

How Television Was Invented In London

In a Soho garret.
The Geek Goddess Of London

The Geek Goddess Of London

She taught mums to code and saved Bletchley Park.
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.
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.
When Will London Get Driverless Ubers?

When Will London Get Driverless Ubers?

Black cab unions are skeptical.
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.
Classical Music Goes High Tech In This Awesome Video

Classical Music Goes High Tech In This Awesome Video

Vibrant colours and motion capture.
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 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.
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.
Refugee Crisis? There's An App For That

Refugee Crisis? There's An App For That

How London's tech community is helping out.
Habito Is Shaking Up The Mortgage Industry With Its Digital Advisor

Habito Is Shaking Up The Mortgage Industry With Its Digital Advisor

Habito Mortgage Broker is fee-free and available 24/7
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.
Focus On Fun Not Facebook Likes With This Great App

Focus On Fun Not Facebook Likes With This Great App

Put that phone down.
Can You Crack The Code Of This Victorian Art?

Can You Crack The Code Of This Victorian Art?

Art meets tech.