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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 announces that BBC iPlayer Radio will offer downloads this year

BBC announces that BBC iPlayer Radio will offer downloads this year

By 20 May 2014

The BBC Trust has approved downloads of radio content from the BBC iPlayer Radio later this year. The tweet announcing the downloads came from @BBCiPlayerRadio clarifying that the download service, mentioned years back, is finally nearly here. Pocket-lint... >>

BBC iPlayer Radio app for iOS, Android and Kindle Fire adds podcast downloads

BBC iPlayer Radio app for iOS, Android and Kindle Fire adds podcast downloads

By 30 September 2013

The BBC has added podcast downloading on its BBC iPlayer Radio application for iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Android and Amazon Kindle Fire devices. This means that you don't have to search out all the Beeb's podcast content on the latter devices or visit... >>

BBC iPlayer due radio downloads in near future

BBC iPlayer due radio downloads in near future

By 28 May 2013

The BBC is planning to bring iPlayer radio downloads to its catch-up service. It comes as part of an increased effort by the BBC to offer similar radio and television catch-up options. The BBC Trust has now approved proposals to offer the catch-up downloads,... >>

BBC iPlayer Radio app hits Android, improved over the iOS version

BBC iPlayer Radio app hits Android, improved over the iOS version

By 24 April 2013

The BBC has released the Android version of its iPlayer Radio application, which even adds some improvements over the iOS version released last year. It is available on the Google Play store now for tablets and smartphones, and will soon hit the Amazon... >>

BBC iPlayer trends copy traditional linear TV, but against standard internet usage

BBC iPlayer trends copy traditional linear TV, but against standard internet usage

By 27 November 2012

New BBC iPlayer viewer figures show BBC iPlayer viewing is starting to replicate traditional linear TV viewing patterns, peaking at similar times to its TV counterpart. But it still has a long way to go before replacing the traditional broadcasts.  "BBC... >>

BBC iPlayer Radio app pictures and hands-on

BBC iPlayer Radio app pictures and hands-on

By 8 October 2012

BBC has just launched its new iPlayer Radio desktop site, with the accompanying app set to arrive in the Apple App store by tomorrow morning. The app is an entirely separate experience to the iPlayer video counterpart and is built from the ground up to... >>

BBC iPlayer Radio launches as dedicated app for smartphone, tablet and PC

BBC iPlayer Radio launches as dedicated app for smartphone, tablet and PC

By 8 October 2012

The BBC is breaking out its radio streaming and catch-up services from the conventional iPlayer applications. After currently unfounded rumours hit the net about its prospective Spotify alternative "BBC Playlister", the corporation has launched BBC iPlayer... >>