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 …
Come on, who didn’t get off their arse and vote on Thursday? Sorry now, aren’t you? Mayor Bo-Jo it is and if there are 140,000 of you out there that were going to vote Ken but had to cook dinner or were feeling a bit tired or forgot your polling cards or were a little confused by all the different coloured pieces of paper, then shame on you. You would have made the difference.
If you are currently burying your head in your hands, wracked with guilt over the terrible democratic travesty that you allowed to unfold, then I’m going to do you a favour. I’m throwing you a bone here. We may not be able to get the backward thinking, progress reversing, poor-trampling Tories out of this great city for another four years but you can make the Boris’s life a little more uncomfortable while he’s in charge with the top five mayor-maiming gadgets.
With just 16 days to go until the London mayoral elections, the time has come for you to start doing that last minute research into exactly who it is you want to run the UK’s no.1 city.
Sure we know who we like the look of, who makes us laugh and who it is that we don’t trust the least but these aren’t good enough reasons to vote for someone. You can’t elect a person to govern the lives of 7.5million people and spend billions of tax payers’ pounds based on personality. Of course you can’t. Instead, like us, look deeper into the real issue at stake, the question of who has a better grasp of web 2.0…
It’s the Tory party’s political conference this week in Blackpool, and yes, you’re right – politics has no place on Tech Digest. But while the MPs are by the seaside, we thought it’d be a good time to check out a few gadgets for Dave Cameron and his mates.
Now, any good Chancellor of the Exchequer has to be up on his numbers. And if George Osbourne wants to sit behind the door of No11 Downing Street then this might be worthy of his first purchase. As long as it’s not put on his state expenses!