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 […]
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.
04/07/2011, BBC iPlayer fans rejoice – Panasonic has confirmed that the BBC iPlayer app will be arriving on their internet-connected HD TVs that will be released this year. iPlayer will be integrated into Viera Connect – the UI that Panasonic uses to manage IPTV services (YouTube, Dailymotion, and Acetrax are also handled by the same UI). Unfortunately, BBC iPlayer won’t be available for the older Panasonic TVs even though they support […]
02/07/2011, For our friends living across the pond and love their BBC channel to the death while being in possession of an iPad, mark February 10th on your calendars – after all, the BBC iPlayer for the iPad will be arriving on said platform on the mentioned date without having you fork out a single cent, now how about that? 3G connectivity will deliver browsing only, while if you want to […]
03/01/2010, Looks like folks who tote around a BlackBerry will now be able to enjoy BBC’s iPlayer, allowing you to stream on-demand videos directly to the smartphone without missing a beat. Wi-Fi connectivity is required to take advantage of BBC iPlayer for BlackBerry, but it works perfectly fine by buffering video extremely fast, although the fuzzy image quality can be quite a let down since certain BlackBerries like the Bold 9700 […]
12/09/2009, The iViewer LCD TV from Cello of the UK is a new TV set which allows viewers to check out the BBC iPlayer directly, thanks to its integrated Internet access which relies on a broadband or Wi-Fi connection. This model will be available exclusively at Marks and Spencer stores until March 1, 2010, so if you’re an early adopter, you know where to head off to. Some of the Internet […]
11/30/2009, Folks who have been looking forward to the addition of iPlayer to the Xbox Live service are in for a little bit of disappointment. Apparently Microsoft is refusing to allow the iPlayer to be available to folks who are not on the Xbox Live Gold subscriber list. On the other hand, the BBC traditionally offers the universally free service as part of UK residents’ license fees. Considering that the iPlayer […]
06/17/2009, The Nintendo DS and DS Lite had problems with piracy due to the introduction of flash carts like the R4 and M3, although some might argue in the favor of needing those to run homebrew software while augmenting the DS to become a portable media player of sorts. Well, the DSi is not exempt from this either, thanks to the iPlayer flash cart that aims to turn the DSi into […]
06/02/2009, Both Google and BBC are currently working out an agreement between each other on extending the on-demand iPlayer to other countries through YouTube. Currently, the relatively successful on-demand service known as iPlayer is available only in the UK, so if these talks are successful, then it would probably explode by a mile as more and more people pick up the software. However, BBC is cautious to note that international rights […]