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Ubuntu finally gets to the end of the alphabet with Zesty Zapus release

The OS has been released using an alliterative naming scheme for more than a decade<p>Wiley Werewolf. Hardy Heron. Saucy Salamander. There’s no doubt about it: Ubuntu has the best release names in the business. (Sorry, Android.) Ever since 2004, each new version of the Linux-based OS has come with an …

This pool player's interview on Sky Sports has cheered me right up! https://t.co/BqGyBUNMN1

Things You Might Not Have Done In The City Of London

<i>The City of London has its fair share of tourist attractions — St Paul's Cathedral, Monument, Museum of London, Sky Garden, Barbican Centre to name</i> …

Quentin Tarantino confirms that all his films are connected

<i>UPDATE: Tarantino revealed that one character in The Hateful Eight is related to someone in another of his films. We worked out who it is.</i><p>Fans have speculated for years over the hyper-violent universe that Quentin Tarantino’s characters inhabit. After all, we know that <i>Reservoir Dog’s</i> Vic Vega and</i> …

Pulp Fiction

Earl's Court Or Earls Court? A London Apostrophe Guide

We've all argued about them. Apostrophes. Are you obsessive about possessives? Do you want to deploy your red marker pen every time you see Kings …

TfL cautions users over pitfalls of Apple Pay

Commuters who run out of battery, have more than one device, or receive a call as they try to pay could get stuck at gates and face penalty fares<p>Transport for London has warned tube, train and bus passengers paying with Apple Pay on iPhones and Apple Watches not to let their batteries run flat or …

Apple Pay

Broadway audience shocked by man jumping on stage and charging phone

An audience member used a fake plug socket to try and charge his mobile phone during comedy Hand to God<p>Running out of mobile phone battery can leave people in desperation, but one theatregoer in New York caused chaos after attempting to use a prop plug socket to charge his last week.<p>The anonymous …

Arnold Schwarzenegger pranks fans in Madame Tussauds

Actor gives fans a fright after swapping places with his wax work model at Madame Tussauds in Hollywood<p>Fans posing for photographs with a waxwork of The Terminator have had a closer encounter with the film's star than they'd bargained for.<p>Swapping places with his model, actor and former California …

Google+ Photos Redirects to Google Photos

Now that Google launched a new photo sharing service (Google Photos), it's interesting to see what happens with Google+ Photos.<br>Google has a new …

Android News

Tweets in Google Search: the End of the Google+ Era

Google announced that it will start to display tweets in Google Search for mobile. "When you're searching on the Google app or any browser on your …

Google Search

Spotify wants to turn your Starbucks barista into a DJ

Now your barista is also a DJ.<p>Spotify and Starbucks have announced a multi-year partnership to put the music streaming service in stores across the …

Take A 3D Tour Of The Mail Rail

Mail Rail, British Postal Museum & Archive from ScanLAB on Vimeo.<p>The Mail Rail is London's worst 'secret' railway, in as much as it's not a secret. …

What's It Like Spending 19 Hours On The Tube?

<i>Early one morning, Londonist turfed itself out of bed at stupid o'clock, caught a string of night buses to west London and joined in with an attempt</i> …

RT @GermanEmbassy: Due to record numbers of #tourists, #Berlin today launched world's 1st double-decker subway trains.#DoppelDeckerUBahn http://t.co/vNefVCetIH

The Best April Fools In London 2015

TRUST NO-ONE. Today's the day when you have to be even more cautious about believing what you read. We'll update this article throughout the morning …

England

Giant Slides Coming To London Again

The giant slides at Tate Modern which captivated the capital in 2006 will be making big kids of us all again — this time as part of a major …

Google Photos in Google Drive

For the past 4 years, Google+ was the place where you could find some of the most interesting and innovative Google features. From powerful photo …

Google

A German pro basketball team faces relegation because of a Windows update

Webmoebel Baskets is a team from Paderborn, Germany, playing in the country's second-tier league, ProA. In mid-March, Paderborn was preparing to play a game against BV Chemnitz 99 when a disaster we all know and despise struck.<p>The laptop with which Paderborn runs the scoreboard crashed, then booted …

The Hardest Tube Quiz You'll Take This Week

Put your trivial knowledge about the London Underground to the test.

Advice for motorists with paper driving licences– how they’ll be affected when the counterpart’s abolished

Do you or any of your customers have old-style paper driving licences? Have you wondered what will happen to these paper licences once the paper …

Online Life

YouTube Autoplay, Enabled by Default

As previously anticipated, YouTube's autoplay feature is no longer an experiment and it's now a regular feature enabled by default. YouTube …

YouTube Global Search

For some reason, when you search YouTube for [site:youtube.com], you're actually requesting a list of all the YouTube videos, playlists and channels. …

YouTube

Top Gear 'will not be scrapped' if Clarkson is sacked

Clarkson says it might be time to "move on" as Insiders suggest the show will go on even if he does not return to Top Gear following his 'fracas' with a producer<p>Jeremy Clarkson says it might be time for him to leave Top Gear.<p>It comes as the BBC said it will continue broadcasting <b>Top Gear</b> even if …

Microsoft's Cortana may be coming to iOS and Android

Microsoft is planning to offer a standalone app for its digital voice assistant Cortana on both iOS and Android devices, Reuters reports, citing …

25 Essential Tube Hacks From Londoners

Make the hell that is your daily tube journey that little bit more tolerable.

Why Do The Guns Of HMS Belfast Point At A Motorway Service Station?

It sounds like an urban myth. The forward-facing guns of HMS Belfast are permanently positioned to score a direct hit on the London Gateway service …

People Who Got Their Names On The Tube Map

There are many ways to get your name on the tube map. You can be a wealthy land owner, run the country, or even pay Transport for London some money. …

Lego London Landmarks At ArcelorMittal Orbit Exhibition

Ever wanted to see what Trafalgar Square would look like if it was made out of Lego? Your chance will be at the ArcelorMittal Orbit London Lego …

The Who, Van Morrison, Paul Weller To Play Albert Hall For Teenage Cancer Trust

Cancer's a bastard, everyone knows that. Most of us also know someone who's been affected by it in some way, and when the sufferer is young, it's all …

Paul McCartney