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The Guardian opens pop-up coffee shop with iPads at the tables in London

Londoners who take a little iPad with their coffee might want to swing by Shoreditch and check out The Guardian's pop-up coffee shop. As TechCityNews reports, the Guardian newspaper has teamed up with Nude Espresso and EE to open the pop-up coffee shop, called #guardiancoffee, in the world's first...

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Video: London resturant delivers food via iPad-controlled quadrocopter

A restaurant here in London is delivering its customers' food orders in a unique way: via an iPad-controlled quadrocopter. The Yo! Sushi restaurant in Soho is promoting its new sushi burgers by delivering them to diners' tables via the "iTray" -- a quadrocopter fitted with a tray for the food,...

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In London? Share a pint with the LMUG during WWDC!

If you're an Apple fan, all the fun is happening out in San Francisco at 10 AM PDT. That makes those on the other side of the pond feel especially far away from the action. However, if you're here in London why not share the excitement of today's WWDC keynote with other Apple aficionados? Once...

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Apple adds Passbook support to iTunes Festival London app

It was just last week Apple announced this year's iTunes Festival London and introduced the 2013 version of the app. Now, the company has pushed out an update to the iTunes Festival London 2013 app that includes Passbook support. The move is a small but nice one, as Passbook apps outside of the US...

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Apple announces Justin Timberlake, Jessie J to headline this year's iTunes Festival in London

Apple today announced the dates of this year's iTunes Festival in London. It will run from September 1-30 at the Roundhouse in the Camden area of London. This year's festival will be headlined by artists including Justin Timberlake, 30 Seconds to Mars, Jack Johnson and Jessie J. A total of 60...

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Kinomap geolocated exercise apps let you train around the world ... at home

Have you ever wanted to cycle the French Alps or run in the London Marathon? Two new free universal apps -- Kinomap Fitness and Kinomap Trainer -- are designed to do just that by letting you use your favorite home training equipment to train against pre-recorded, GPS-located outdoor...

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The iPad's prominence in London business

The London Evening Standard has an interesting article on how prominent the iPad has become in a wide range of London businesses. Unsurprisingly, the Evening Standard says that the device is very popular in the field of medicine -- specifically hospitals and doctors' offices. There doctors use...

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Transport for London launches prize to design accessible travel app

App developers in the United Kingdom take note: Transport for London has launched a prize for developers who are able to create London public transport apps that cater to users with physical or communication barriers. In a recent blog posting, the TFL recognized that for years, mobile...

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Happy 150th birthday, London Underground! Two great tube apps to celebrate

As of yesterday, the London Underground is officially 150 years old. Way back on January 10, 1863, London's Tube became the first mass transit underground railway in the world. And what started as just seven stops on one line between Paddington and Farringdon stations has now grown into a...

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No Comment: Elements restaurant installs iPads for customers to play with during meals

I'm guessing most folks my age or older grew up in a house with a "no toys at the table policy"... And I'll just leave it at that. Our own Michael Grothaus snapped this pic at Elements in London. Feel free to leave your own thoughts on whether or not this is a good idea. Think back to the...

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Daily Update for November 6, 2012

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player...

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London's Westminster City Council investigating iPad-controlled street lights

London's Westminster City Council is installing iPad-controlled street lights to ease maintenance and save energy. The group hopes to have 14,000 of the units installed within the next four years. Once in place, the bulbs will be able to alert techs to pending failures. Also, workers will be...

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Apple updates iTunes Festival London 2012 app

Just because the Olympics are over doesn't mean there's not a lot of things to do in London -- the iTunes Festival, for one. Today Apple updated its app for the festival. iTunes Festival London 2012 version 3.5 adds additional performance and reliability improvements, additional language...

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Apple may become the new sponsor of the UK's Orange Prize for Fiction

The Orange Prize for Fiction is a prestigious literary award in the UK that goes to one outstanding female writer every year. Until this past May the award, officially called the Women's Prize for Fiction, has been sponsored by UK telecoms provider Orange. However, after T-Mobile's merger with...

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The best London transport app for the Olympics or anytime

A few weeks ago I wrote an article highlighting the best London transportation apps for visitors coming to the London Olympics. In my article I divided the apps based on mode of transport: tube, bus, car, boat, and bicycle. Shortly after the article went live I was having dinner with some old...

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