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You can go on a VR journey with Sir David Attenborough and a giant dinosaur here

You can go on a VR journey with Sir David Attenborough and a giant dinosaur here

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The BBC has made a special 360-degree short film featuring Sir David Attenborough and a titanosaur which you can watch through a VR headset, such as a Samsung Gear VR, Google Cardboard or equivalent. And it gives you the opportunity to understand the... >>

BBC Three Online takes over from broadcast on 16 February, here's what's available

BBC Three Online takes over from broadcast on 16 February, here's what's available

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It has been known for more than a year that the BBC planned to change BBC Three from a broadcast channel into a zone on BBC iPlayer, but the BBC Trust would always have the final say. Now it has approved the proposal and the changeover from a broadcast... >>

Robot Wars returning to the BBC after 12-year absence

Robot Wars returning to the BBC after 12-year absence

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Robot Wars, the competitive TV show about battling bots, is returning to UK screens with a new series and new, improved remote-controlled metallic monsters of mayhem. The BBC has confirmed that it has commissioned one of the original production companies... >>

BBC iPlayer to run adverts before programmes, sort of

BBC iPlayer to run adverts before programmes, sort of

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The BBC has started to roll out adverts that run prior to requested programmes on iPlayer, which might come as a shock to many. However, it isn't going completely doolally - the ads are actually trailers for other shows and content it thinks you might... >>

BBC red button may be killed by iPlayer, but not for the reason you think

BBC red button may be killed by iPlayer, but not for the reason you think

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UPDATE: The BBC has been in contact to clarify saying it is "exploring a phased exit from the broadcast Red Button service and focusing our interactive TV offer on connected televisions and iPlayer". The BBC may be about to announce the imminent end to... >>

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... >>