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Motorola will soon fall into Lenovo's clutches, but it's still got some shiny new hardware to show off in the meantime. According to an invite that just hit our inboxes, the company's planning to show off a brand-new smartphone in London on May 13th. In fairness, the timing of the launch means tha...

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Cromatica is a Bluetooth speaker and lamp combo. That's kinda cool. It's also based on arduino, so you can hack it to respond to your own wishes. Even better! It's also not bad to look at, thanks to its stylish, Italian design. But the big story with Cromatica is that it's the first product to com...

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Despite suggestions that NFC payments were too slow, London's Tube and bus networks appear ready once again for some contactless disruption. According to the Financial Times, both EE and Vodafone have engaged in talks with Transport for London (TfL) to provide mobile wallets that will let travelle...

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A few minutes walk from the hub of Oxford Circus, Samsung's new Experience store in the heart of London is nothing if not underwhelming on approach. Tucked away under scaffolding and hoarding, and flanked by roadworks on one side and Clarks on the other, it wasn't quite what we expected from what'...

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Electric cars have yet to wow British drivers, but that doesn't mean the government is ready to give up on putting more greener vehicles on UK streets. With help from a French billionaire, the city is set to become home to more than 3,000 electric hire cars and 6,000 charging points in the next tw...

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Sure, pedestrian detection tech for cars is already in the works, but the city of London wants to keep people even safer by equipping its crossings with a bunch of sensors and devices. London Mayor Boris Johnson just announced that the city will try out a smart crossing system, which he claims has...

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Trying to catch a cab in London can be a challenging feat. That's why I've started testing out the Hailo app. Instead of standing around for 20 minutes, I had a black cab respond to my e-hail via the Hailo app. It arrived five minutes after I told the app I wanted to be picked up. It's also why Hail...

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No pre-order? No problem. Instead of forking over cash for a new console early, Sony fans attending the company's November 28 midnight launch festivities in London can buy a PlayStation 4 at the event. This offer does not come without caveats. The supply of PlayStation 4 consoles being sold at t...

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Just when it looked like Google was ready to break ground on its new UK headquarters in London, the company has decided it wants to start all over again. According to Building Design, Google has told the building's architects to go back to the drawing board and called for a new design to be drawn ...

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Tesla now has an official retail footprint in the UK. The EV maker has just opened its first British showroom in London's Westfield shopping center, giving locals a chance to buy the Model S (including next year's £55,000 right-hand drive variant) in person. The store is just the beginning o...

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As it did with the iPhone event in September, Apple will be holding a satellite event of the upcoming October 22 "We still have a lot to cover" press event it is holding at the Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco, reports 9to5Mac. While the satellite iPhone events took place in Berlin, Tokyo an...

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Microsoft will kick off its "The One Tour" on October 25, bringing the Xbox One to London and Manchester, England. The tour offers players a chance to attend one of many five-hour sessions with a friend in order to play the Xbox One ahead of its November 22 launch. Londoners will have a chance to p...

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Gresham College has existed for centuries in the United Kingdom. Located in London, it has been providing free lectures by some of the greatest minds in the world since 1597. Think of Gresham as the original TED, 400 years before TED was even conceived. Living in London, I go to a lecture at Gresha...

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With just two days to go until the start of this year's iTunes Festival London, Apple has released an update to the namesake app that adds video streaming capabilities. No doubt the feature update is so concerts can be streamed live to iOS devices around the world. Though the iTunes Festival London...

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