Tag: olympic games
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Olympic pentathlon athletes will use LASER PISTOLS
BAE Systems, best known for their work in the security and defence technology fields, have offered a helping hand to the British Modern Pentathlon team by providing them with laser pistols to use at the London 2012 Olympic games. Rather…
TECH PENTATHLON: Five Of The Best Olympic Apps
Day three of the Tech Digest Tech Pentathlon! To celebrate the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games, we've been pulling together our top tech tips to help you get the most out of the games. We've already showed you…
TECH PENTATHLON: Best Olympic Gadgets
We're just days away now from the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games, so it's time for part 2 of our five part Tech Pentathlon series. Today we're looking at Olympic themed gadgets. With seemingly every man…
Virgin Media's London Underground Wi-Fi network now live
London's commuters took one important step closer to getting underground Wi-Fi access today, with Virgin Media's new London Underground Wi-Fi service delivering the first tweet from the iconic tube system. BBC journalist Rory Cellan-Jones had the privilege of sending the…
Brits looking to 3DTV for Olympic Games coverage, say LG
37% of Brits will be looking to trade their gold medals in for a 3DTV in order to see next year's Olympic Games in three dimensions, a new LG survey has revealed. Speaking to 2,000 people, LG found that half…
Top 20 World Cup iPhone Apps
Unless you've been living in a cave for the last couple of months, you'll be aware that we're just a matter of days away from the beginning of the 2010 FIFA World Cup Finals. The world's greatest sporting event (because,…
The Digital Cloud and the London 2012 Olympics
It may be but a dream in the pipeline for researchers at MIT, but these design-stage renders of the proposed Digital Cloud for London's 2012 Olympics has Tech Digest very excited.
400 ft high "Digital Cloud" could display London 2012 Olympic highlights
The towers would run purely on regenerative energy sources. However, powering a structure like this almost solely on solar power, in rainy London, seems just a tad ambitious.
Lenovo to auction off Olympic Torch-themed notebook PCs for global charities
Celebrating the one-year-out mark for the Beijing 2008 Olympics, Lenovo yesterday announced plans for a major philanthropic auction, with limited-edition notebook computers inspired by their 2008 Olympic Torch on offer.
From February 8th next year, at the six-month mark, week-long back-to-back auctions for these “Cloud of Promise” notebook PCs will begin, concluding just prior to the start of the Games. Several of the PCs will be autographed by athletes.