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Go CBBC is the Beeb’s first dedicated app for slightly older kids

Go CBBC is the Beeb’s first dedicated app for slightly older kids

By 11 December 2014

The BBC has launched its first app for Android, iPhone, iPad and Amazon Fire devices that is based on CBBC. Having had great success with two dedicated apps based on its channel for younger children, Cbeebies, it has focused on a slightly older user this... >>

How BBC Three will move to BBC iPlayer: The Beeb unveils its proposals

How BBC Three will move to BBC iPlayer: The Beeb unveils its proposals

By 10 December 2014

BBC director general Tony Hall and other senior executives at the BBC have outlined the corporation's plans on how BBC Three will switch to being an online-only channel in 2015. The channel is controversially moving from its terrestrial broadcast slot... >>

BBC iPlayer comes to Xbox One at last, ITV needs to catch up

BBC iPlayer comes to Xbox One at last, ITV needs to catch up

By 4 December 2014

An app for BBC iPlayer is finally available on Xbox One, leaving ITV as the last remaining UK terrestrial TV service to give access to its catch-up services on the platform. Available as a free download, the BBC iPlayer app also makes use of voice control... >>

Free interactive advent calendar for kids comes to BBC Cbeebies Playtime app

Free interactive advent calendar for kids comes to BBC Cbeebies Playtime app

By 1 December 2014

The BBC has updated its Cbeebies Playtime app for iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone and Fire devices to include a free interactive advent calendar. Each day from today, 1 December, up to Christmas Day itself, children can find a different Cbeebies... >>

BBC connected red button finally available on BBC co-funded YouView... but not TalkTalk yet

BBC connected red button finally available on BBC co-funded YouView... but not TalkTalk yet

By 24 October 2014

YouView users can finally use the BBC's latest connected red button services. And the jazzed-up BBC iPlayer service has arrived on the platform too. Virgin Media's TiVo boxes were the first to get the connected red button at the end of 2012, while Smart... >>

BBC uses free Doctor Who and the Daleks game to help introduce kids to coding

BBC uses free Doctor Who and the Daleks game to help introduce kids to coding

By 20 October 2014

The BBC has announced a free browser-based game based on Doctor Who that features a standalone story for the twelfth Doctor, voiced by Peter Capaldi and featuring his most infamous enemies, the Daleks. And, while designed to be fun, the game has been... >>

BBC Genome project goes live, chronicling every TV and radio broadcast in the Beeb’s history

BBC Genome project goes live, chronicling every TV and radio broadcast in the Beeb’s history

By 16 October 2014

The BBC has launched the website for its Genome project, a vast undertaking that, through digitising every edition of the Radio Times published throughout the years, aims to curated and chronicle every TV and radio show broadcast by the corporation.... >>

BBC iPlayer 30 catch-up now available, you have a month to watch programmes you missed

BBC iPlayer 30 catch-up now available, you have a month to watch programmes you missed

By 6 October 2014

The BBC has added 30 day catch-up to its iPlayer service, as promised a year ago. That means shows like Peaky Blinders and The Fall will be available to watch on the platform 30 days after their original terrestrial broadcast. BBC iPlayer Radio also gets... >>

CBeebies Storytime brings Octonauts, Grandpa in My Pocket, and others to the iPad

CBeebies Storytime brings Octonauts, Grandpa in My Pocket, and others to the iPad

By 1 August 2014

The BBC has launched a new CBeebies Storytime app for the iPad that will allow kids to read six interactive stories about some of their favourite characters and shows from the children's channel. The new app, which goes live in the App store today, will... >>

4K is only half the story, BBC also to trial live TV broadcasting over 4G at Commonwealth Games

4K is only half the story, BBC also to trial live TV broadcasting over 4G at Commonwealth Games

By 18 July 2014

The BBC's research and development lab has already previously announced that it will be broadcasting 4K Ultra HD live video from the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow for the public to view for the first time. Now it has announced that it will also be trialling... >>


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