Can I get 5G? Vodafone announces trials in seven cities including London, Birmingham

Vodafone UK has unveiled seven cities that will become 5G test areas, with roll-outs starting between October and December this year. It includes customers in Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Glasgow, Liverpool, London and Manchester. They form part of the company's investment in building a world-class network infrastructure to support Gigabit UK, a nation where people will enjoy…

Tech Digest films London in VR with Kodak PixPro 4K VR360 camera

Tech Digest is really pleased to announce its latest partnership. Those nice people at Kodak have given us their brand new portable VR camera to shoot a series of eight short films in and around London before Xmas (I think we're gonna be a bit busy over the next few weeks). Called the Kodak PixPro 4K…

BMW bringing car sharing to London

Watch out ZipCar - BMW is launching its own car sharing app in London. The service, called "DriveNow" has already been a success in a number of German cities and lets you rent a car simply by tapping your driving license on the car and using the DriveNow app. The useful part - unlike ZipCar…

Boris Johnson says that white vans are TERRIBLE (and he prefers drones instead)

Just over a week after Islington South MP Emily Thornberry's infamous "white van" tweet the Mayor of London Boris Johnson - an Islington resident himself - has come out and said he thinks that white vans are "terrible". Well, sort of anyway. According to The Guardian, Johnson has been speaking in Singapore to financial technology…

Google launches 3D map of London

Google has added a 3D map of London to Google Maps... prepare to lose your afternoon to scrolling around. Remember when Google Earth launched and a handful of buildings would pop up in 3D? Astonishingly, Google has somehow now managed to render the entire city - or the central bit anyway - and it is now…

London buses are about to get smarter

Transport for London (TfL) is currently testing a couple of new techie innovations in buses: live maps to show you where you are, and impressively/terrifyingly, a display showing how many seats are free upstairs. Anyone who lives in the capital…

7 Must-Have iPhone Apps for Londoners

If you live within the M25, then you're lucky enough to live in the greatest city in the world. Sure, London is shunned by some – having recently been voted the crappiest place to live in the UK. But those…

Samsung showcases curved OLED TV on the London Eye

How about this for a room with a view? It's a pod on the London Eye which has been decked out with Samsung's latest curved OLED screen, the S9C. Samsung claims it is the first TV to feature Multi View…