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London will have 5G by 2020, says mayor Boris Johnson

Most of us still struggle to get a decent 3G signal in London, and 4G has barely begun to have an impact (or be affordable). But London mayor Boris Badenov … sorry, Johnson … reckons that London will have a 5G mobile network by 2020. Yes, that’s right, Just six years away. Talk about an optimist. Johnson told The Daily …

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Stuart O'ConnorLondon will have 5G by 2020, says mayor Boris Johnson
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Canadians invent hitch-hiking robot. Because why not?

Meet HitchBot. Sadly not a robotic reanimation of the late Christopher Hitchens, but a hitch-hiking robot that will be travelling across Canada over the next few weeks. A creation of a number of Canadian universities, the hybrid art-project/social experiment/folly is capable of talking and interacting in conversations with the people who pick it up along the way. Perhaps it is …

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James O'MalleyCanadians invent hitch-hiking robot. Because why not?

Tado thermostat coming to Dixons and Maplin next month

Not the sexiest of gadgets, I admit – but still cool (or, rather, nicely warm) news. Tado, the wifi thermostat company have announced their clever new device will be available on the shelves of two major British retailers from next…

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James O'MalleyTado thermostat coming to Dixons and Maplin next month