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London 2012 travel: Avoid the chaos with technology

London 2012 travel: Avoid the chaos with technology

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If you’re not already sick of the London 2012 Olympics, then you will be when you find yourself stuck in Games traffic. With all the hysteria it’s hard to tell whether the capital’s transport network will bend and buckle under the weight of all... >>

Samsung Galaxy S III Holiday Inn app offers remote hotel Olympic experience

Samsung Galaxy S III Holiday Inn app offers remote hotel Olympic experience

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Forty rooms at the Holiday Inn in Stratford, next to the London 2012 Olympic arena, have been made compatible with a new app available exclusively to Samsung Galaxy S III users. Once downloaded, the app will enable guests to control their room’s TV,... >>

O2 rolls out free Wi-Fi across London for one and all

O2 rolls out free Wi-Fi across London for one and all

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Londoners now have even more Wi-Fi hotspots to log on to, thanks to a mass roll out by O2 - and best of all it’s free and available to anyone, no matter what network you’re with. O2 had announced these plans earlier in the year, but in the week that... >>

Planning your visit to the London 2012 Olympic games

Planning your visit to the London 2012 Olympic games

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There is so much to look forward to with the London 2012 Olympics. Not only is it an opportunity to see more world class sport in a blink of an eye than you might see in a lifetime, it's also a great excuse to explore London. You might be visiting from... >>

Linford Christie: Technology helps athletes much more these days... but we got more money

Linford Christie: Technology helps athletes much more these days... but we got more money

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Olympic gold medal winning sprinter and now running coach Linford Christie has always used technology as part of his training regime, but believes that young athletes, including those competing for Team GB at the London 2012 Games, have never had it so... >>

APP OF THE DAY: London 2012 "Join In" for Android, iOS and BB

APP OF THE DAY: London 2012 "Join In" for Android, iOS and BB

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There's a lot to hate about the Olympics, the oppressive weapons on tower blocks and parkland across London, and the copyright and branding nightmares that will befall anyone who dare show a logo or mascot without approval. But, none of that should get... >>

London 2012 Olympics tickets: how to buy them online - it’s not too late

London 2012 Olympics tickets: how to buy them online - it’s not too late

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With the London 2012 Olympics all but upon us, you’re probably in one of  two camps. The first - let’s call it the Happy Camp - is a group who have tickets to the Olympic Games, are thoroughly excited and getting more and more so as the time draws... >>

London 2012 tweets to be turned into London Eye lightshow with Daley Thompson unveil

London 2012 tweets to be turned into London Eye lightshow with Daley Thompson unveil

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For the duration of the London 2012 Olympics, EDF Energy will be gathering up tweets about the games before projecting them on to the London Eye as part of a nightly lightshow. The first show will be unveiled by Olympic gold medal decathlete Daley Thompson,... >>

Pocket-lint Podcast #93 - The Dark Knight Rises review

Pocket-lint Podcast #93 - The Dark Knight Rises review

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We held this week's edition of the podcast in order to include something rather special. Thanks to Toshiba and Warner Bros, two of the Linters saw The Dark Knight Rises last night and we thought you might like to know what we thought of it, good and bad.... >>

TomTom and CoPilot combat London 2012 traffic congestion with map updates

TomTom and CoPilot combat London 2012 traffic congestion with map updates

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With London’s traffic likely to be thrown into chaos during the London 2012 Olympics, mapping specialists TomTom and CoPilot are updating their navigation providers to help users avoid congestion hot spots. TomTom has set aside a task force to continually... >>