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BBC iPlayer 30 catch-up now available, you have a month to watch programmes you missed

BBC iPlayer 30 catch-up now available, you have a month to watch programmes you missed

By 6 October 2014

The BBC has added 30 day catch-up to its iPlayer service, as promised a year ago. That means shows like Peaky Blinders and The Fall will be available to watch on the platform 30 days after their original terrestrial broadcast. BBC iPlayer Radio also gets... >>

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 iPlayer for Android and iOS updated: What are the changes?

BBC iPlayer for Android and iOS updated: What are the changes?

By 28 May 2014

The BBC has updated its BBC iPlayer applications for Android, iPad, iPhone and iPod touch to bring them into line with the new design first implemented on the web version and PS3. You can find the updates on Google Play and the iTunes App Store now and... >>

ITV Player hits Windows Phone 8 and 8.1 as BBC iPlayer updates with new features

ITV Player hits Windows Phone 8 and 8.1 as BBC iPlayer updates with new features

By 27 May 2014

ITV Player is now available for Windows Phone 8, bringing access to the UK broadcaster's multiple channels-worth of shows both live as they air and as catch-up streamed video. You can browse by channel, through ITV, ITV2, ITV3, ITV4 and children's channel... >>

BBC iPlayer on Sky+ HD gets updated, more exclusive content announced

BBC iPlayer on Sky+ HD gets updated, more exclusive content announced

By 16 May 2014

The BBC has announced an update for its Sky+ HD iPlayer app to make it more like the most recent tablet, mobile, TV and computer version of the web player. Now users will be met with a homescreen that has programmes ready to view, rather than categories.... >>

BBC iPlayer starts BBC Three migration: Jonah from Tonga first series to hit online before terrestrial

BBC iPlayer starts BBC Three migration: Jonah from Tonga first series to hit online before terrestrial

By 16 April 2014

The BBC is still waiting for BBC Trust approval for its plans to make BBC Three an online-only channel through BBC iPlayer, but it has started preparing viewers for the prospective transition. Australian comedy series Jonah from Tonga will be the first... >>

BBC iPlayer adds video download support for all Androids running ICS or above

BBC iPlayer adds video download support for all Androids running ICS or above

By 15 April 2014

The BBC has allowed BBC iPlayer users to download videos onto specific Android devices since September. Now the broadcasting company has extended support to even more Android devices. "In response to public demand, instead of our previous policy of comprehensively... >>

BBC iPlayer catch-up extended to 30-days from this summer

BBC iPlayer catch-up extended to 30-days from this summer

By 4 April 2014

The BBC has said that it plans to extend its catch up service from 7 days to 30 days this summer. In a statement from the Beeb, the corporation stated that the response is following requests for more time to "catch-up" with viewer's favourite shows. "People... >>

Everything you need to know about BBC iPlayer on Chromecast

Everything you need to know about BBC iPlayer on Chromecast

By 19 March 2014

As Chromecast has now crossed the pond to land in Europe, one of the headline features for those in the UK is support for BBC iPlayer. After connecting your Chromecast to your TV and setting it up - perhaps making a few router changes too - you'll be... >>

Got Google Chromecast? Got a BT Home Hub? You might want to read this

Got Google Chromecast? Got a BT Home Hub? You might want to read this

By 19 March 2014

Google Chromecast owners with a BT Home Hub will need to make a change to their settings to get all the functionality out of Google's HDMI streaming stick. Setup for the Chromecast is very simple. It only takes a couple of minutes to register it on your... >>