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What is the BBC Store and how is it different to iPlayer?

What is the BBC Store and how is it different to iPlayer?

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The BBC has launched a new online shop that is calls the BBC Store. This is a place where episodes of its shows can be downloaded, at a charge. So how is this different to iPlayer? And will people want to pay for things that were free not long ago? Then... >>

BBC iPlayer is coming to Apple TV soon

BBC iPlayer is coming to Apple TV soon

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The BBC has announced that, for the first time, it will be bringing its BBC iPlayer to the new Apple TV. The new Apple TV is now available for pre-order and the BBC has tweeted that it will be able to offer iPlayer support. Until now Apple has offered... >>

New Doctor Who spinoff called Class in the works at BBC, airs next year

New Doctor Who spinoff called Class in the works at BBC, airs next year

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Brace yourself: a new Doctor Who spinoff is in the works, and it's being pitched as having the "action, heart and adrenalin of the best YA fiction", such as Buffy the Vampire Slayer and The Hunger Games. That's certainly an interesting billing, but we'll... >>

BBC iPlayer for Children app coming for iPad and Android in 2016

BBC iPlayer for Children app coming for iPad and Android in 2016

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The BBC is to introduce a dedicated version of its BBC iPlayer application for kids in 2016. Not to be confused with the previously talked about iPlay service, BBC iPlayer for Children will be a dedicated app for iPad and Android tablets that strips... >>

BBC to launch a video streaming service in the US, coming in 2016

BBC to launch a video streaming service in the US, coming in 2016

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Americans will soon be watching the BBC over the internet and on demand. One week after the BBC said it will launch its own music streaming service, which would offer extras on top of the already-established offerings, the pubcaster has revealed it is... >>

Rockstar calls BBC GTA drama Gamechangers 'random' and 'made up', see for yourself on iPlayer

Rockstar calls BBC GTA drama Gamechangers 'random' and 'made up', see for yourself on iPlayer

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The BBC screened The Gamechangers last night, the one-and-a-half hour dramatisation of the early days of Grand Theft Auto and Rockstar's battle with infamous US attorney Jack Thompson. And it is safe to say that the team at Rockstar didn't like it. Indeed,... >>

BBC's Make it Digital season opens: Here's what's coming to TV, radio and online

BBC's Make it Digital season opens: Here's what's coming to TV, radio and online

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The BBC has announced its line-up of content for its Make it Digital season, that runs up until 26 September 2015. We've previously heard about The GameChangers, the Daniel Radcliffe drama looking behind scenes of the hit game Grand Theft Auto, but that's... >>

BBC to launch music streaming service to enhance Spotify and Apple Music

BBC to launch music streaming service to enhance Spotify and Apple Music

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The BBC is planning to launch its own music streaming service that will offer extras on top of the already established offerings. Spotify and Apple Music would be used in the new offering if the BBC's plans outlined in its British. Bold. Creative... >>

Children's-only BBC iPlayer is in the works, will be called iPlay

Children's-only BBC iPlayer is in the works, will be called iPlay

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The BBC is proposing a new, standalone version of the iPlayer on-demand service, as part of its wide-ranging plans to overhaul the BBC over the next decade. The new service will be called iPlay and specifically aimed at children. BBC director general... >>

BBC iPlayer to embrace Ultra HD as part of the Beeb's 'long term plans'

BBC iPlayer to embrace Ultra HD as part of the Beeb's 'long term plans'

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The BBC iPlayer platform is looking to offer Ultra HD video streams in the future but the 4K TV market isn't big enough yet to make it a priority. Pocket-lint met the head of BBC iPlayer, Dan Taylor-Watt, at New Broadcasting House in London to check... >>