03/05/2014, It seems that BBC Three is all set to be dropped from regular TV programming, but it will still exist – albeit in the form of an online channel. The reason behind this particular move? It is part of the BBC’s cost-cutting measures. What does this move mean for viewers who are hooked to BBC Three and all that it offers? Well, it would translate to shows including Don’t Tell […]
12/30/2013, A new report reveals how a hacker covertly took over a server at the BBC and tried selling access to it on Christmas. It isn’t known if the hacker was able to find any buyers who might have paid to gain access to BBC’s server, but the British public broadcaster’s security team was able to shut the hacker out and believes that it has secured the server, this according to […]
07/07/2013, The BBC looks as though they are ready to suspend 3D programming.
05/15/2013, The BBC iPlayer app is available for a variety of platforms, including but not limited to the PlayStation 3, iOS and Xbox 360. A couple of months back it was announced that BBC iPlayer for Windows Phone 8 will be releasing soon. Today, the app has finally been released, its here now and available for download. It is available for free through the Windows Phone Store. The app allows users to […]
07/13/2012, If you’re a sports junkie and you want to stay on top of all things related to the Olympic Games this year, BBC has got the app just for you. Called the BBC Olympics app, it features content on the Olympic mobile website that’s easily accessible via a single app on your smartphone/tablet. It will give you details about each of the 36 Olympic sports – the rules or what’s […]
07/02/2012, BBC Sport has just launched its own app for Facebook users. The app will allow Facebook users to watch live streams of sporting events such as Wimbledon or the Olympics. You can watch the events online with your friends and chat with them online as it happens. Comment threads under the live stream will allow fans to see the community’s reaction what is currently going on in the sport events. […]
03/20/2012, Microsoft’s Xbox 360 console is not only good for playing games, but it also is able to keep you entertained in a different method – now that BBC’s iPlayer is made available on the home console. This would mean the popular on-demand TV service is now available on all the UK’s major gaming platforms, and this deal has certainly taken its own sweet time in coming – three years, to […]
12/22/2011, For those who tune in to the BBC radio frequently, you may or may not be pleased to hear (pardon the pun) that BBC will be launching a new experiment with its radios that supposedly will give listeners using headphones a surround sound experience.
11/25/2011, Fans of the Doctor Who series are probably familiar with the Daleks, a race of mutant cyborgs who basically are the show’s protagonist’s enemy. Now researchers at the BBC have managed to sync toy Daleks with their on screen counterparts, thus allowing the toy to mimic the actions of the Daleks that appear on the TV. This is achieved by having the metadata sent from the set-top box to the […]
10/20/2011, BBC fans with iOS devices and Apple TVs rejoice. The British broadcaster has just rolled out a significant update for its iPlayer app for iOS devices. The updated iPlayer app now introduces AirPlay support so you can stream content from your iOS device to your HDTV via Apple TV. Since not everybody around the world gets BBC content delivered to their home TVs, AirPlay support will allow more people to […]
10/13/2011, When the BBC iPlayer for iPad made waves internationally in July earlier this year by rolling out on 11 Western European countries, it made its way to Australia in September after that. Well, I guess the wait for those living in Scandinavian countries such as Finland, Sweden and Denmark is now over, as BBC Worldwide has just rolled out the BBC iPlayer app in the aforementioned countries.
08/08/2011, Fans of streaming online BBC content will be glad to know that the broadcaster’s popular iPlayer app (which recently went global) is now available on another platform: the PlayStation 3. Touted to be “custom-built for the living room”, it is said to make the iPlayer experience “feel just like TV”. The new iPlayer app will be more than just a port of what’s already available on devices like the iPhone […]
07/11/2011, If for whatever reason, you wished that the Kindle could play videos, it turns out that short of waiting for Amazon to come out with a new version of Kindle, it’s not entirely impossible, thanks to a developer at the BBC, Mark Longstaff-Tyrrell.
06/15/2011, It looks like the iPad and the iPhone got a lot more important to BBC reporters. According to a report by Journalism.co.uk, BBC will be releasing an app that will allow its reporters to send reports in from the field over 3G – using their iOS devices. The app, that should be available within a month will be the opposite of the app it currently offers now (BBC iPlayer). While […]