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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 3 hours ago

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... >>

Doctor Who footage of latest series with Peter Capaldi leaks online

Doctor Who footage of latest series with Peter Capaldi leaks online

By 14 July 2014

The next series of Doctor Who has leaked again, this time in the form of video footage available online. The video footage was lacking special effects and appeared in black and white as it wasn't the final version. BBC Worldwide said the breach was from... >>

BBC sorry for Doctor Who series 8 spoilers as scripts leak online, wants to turn back time(lords)

BBC sorry for Doctor Who series 8 spoilers as scripts leak online, wants to turn back time(lords)

By 8 July 2014

The BBC has apologised and pleads with fans not to download scripts from the forthcoming eighth series of Doctor Who. Series 8 will mark the full debut of new Doctor Peter Capaldi after his brief post-transformation appearance at the end of the last,... >>

Is ECJ search removal ruling being abused to kill good journalism?

Is ECJ search removal ruling being abused to kill good journalism?

By 3 July 2014

When the European Court of Justice ruled that search engine providers must offer a way for individuals to effectively prevent articles or online activities about themselves from being found, it was easy to find the positives in such a move. Few of us... >>

BBC to broadcast Commonwealth Games in 4K Ultra HD

BBC to broadcast Commonwealth Games in 4K Ultra HD

By 26 June 2014

The BBC is to follow up its World Cup in 4K broadcast trials with further tests of Ultra HD transmission, except this time publicly during the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Its World Cup trials, which are still ongoing as the last match to be shot and... >>

BBC News app goes SEO crazy in 'error' notifications, 'no nudity in Game of Thrones'

BBC News app goes SEO crazy in 'error' notifications, 'no nudity in Game of Thrones'

By 25 June 2014

The much-loved BBC News application for iPhone sent out two strange breaking news notifications earlier today to all devices, which it has since admitted was an "error" as part of an apology. On of the pushed notification's content reads like the best... >>

BBC experiments with virtual reality 360-degree Oculus Rift style TV

BBC experiments with virtual reality 360-degree Oculus Rift style TV

By 20 June 2014

The BBC has filmed a news bulletin in 360-degrees that can be viewed on Oculus Rift. The experiment is part of the BBC's tests of potential new ways of broadcasting. It's already working on 4K broadcasting, after abandoning 3D last year. A Fiona Bruce... >>

BBC Playlister now allows listeners to export tracks to iTunes

BBC Playlister now allows listeners to export tracks to iTunes

By 16 June 2014

The BBC Playlister, which allows listeners of iPlayer Radio to bookmark tracks, now exports to iTunes. BBC's Playlister works like a bookmarking service allowing listeners who hear a track they like, on the radio, to find it on their music playing service.... >>

BBC to trial 4K Ultra HD broadcasts of live World Cup matches

BBC to trial 4K Ultra HD broadcasts of live World Cup matches

By 5 June 2014

The BBC will use Sony's 4K footage shot during the World Cup in Brazil to trial Ultra HD broadcast technologies. Unfortunately, 4K UHD TV owners will not be able to see the trials. Instead, they will be closed, as the BBC is using this year's event... >>