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BBC iPlayer app now supports BBC iD, allows cross-device syncing

BBC iPlayer app now supports BBC iD, allows cross-device syncing

By 23 March 2015

An update to the BBC iPlayer app has brought with it a handy new feature: the ability to sync across devices. BBC iPlayer is one of the most popular apps across all platforms, serving up the BBC's catch-up service. BBC iPlayer has been groundbreaking... >>

Make it Digital: BBC Micro updated for 2015, say hello to the Micro Bit

Make it Digital: BBC Micro updated for 2015, say hello to the Micro Bit

By 12 March 2015

The BBC has announced its Make it Digital initiative, with the aim of encouraging a new generation of people to engage with digital creativity, skills and coding. Just as the BBC Micro was launched in the 1980s to help people get familiar with a new age... >>

6 ways the BBC could fund itself if the licence fee is ditched as rumoured

6 ways the BBC could fund itself if the licence fee is ditched as rumoured

By 26 February 2015

Talk of the BBC ditching the licence fee that keeps it funded isn't new. But now that the UK's Culture, Media and Sport Committee has weighed in saying it doesn't see "a long-term future" for the licence fee, the end may be nigh. Currently UK residents... >>

Zane Lowe leaves BBC for Apple, here are 6 jobs he could be doing

Zane Lowe leaves BBC for Apple, here are 6 jobs he could be doing

By 16 February 2015

Zane Lowe, the BBC Radio 1 DJ has announced that he will leave the BBC in March to join Apple. Lowe, who has been with the BBC for 12 years, currently hosts a number of shows at the station, but is giving all that up to relocate to Cupertino with his... >>

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 26 January 2015

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 26 January 2015

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... >>