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5 great BBC tech innovations that will change TV and radio forever: Oculus Rift, 4K and more

5 great BBC tech innovations that will change TV and radio forever: Oculus Rift, 4K and more

By 5 hours ago

The BBC has made the unprecedented step of opening up its innovations labs to public scrutiny in the form of BBC Taster, a web service that will host some of the corporation's most experimental digital projects before they have been rolled out to all... >>

You can sample the BBC's new digital innovations for free through BBC Taster

You can sample the BBC's new digital innovations for free through BBC Taster

By 8 hours ago

The BBC is opening its R&D labs to the general public in order to have its innovations and experimental ideas tested and trialled by everyone. Called BBC Taster, the scheme will be a "place to try, rate and share something new". The BBC Taster service... >>

You must watch this: Top Gear and Lego team for perhaps the weirdest trailer for a show yet

You must watch this: Top Gear and Lego team for perhaps the weirdest trailer for a show yet

By 15 January 2015

Ever wondered what Top Gear would be like if it was animated and in Lego? No, us neither but bizarrely the BBC's official trailer for series 22 is exactly that. It is Lego representation of the show. Wow. It's actually quite good, with each of the presenters... >>

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.... >>


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