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BBC to launch personalised 'My BBC' iPlayer today

BBC to launch personalised 'My BBC' iPlayer today

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Launched in 2007, the BBC iPlayer is probably due for an update. And BBC director-general Tony Hall is expected to announce a revamp of the streaming app on Tuesday for licence-fee payers. According to a report from the BBC, users will be given the ability... >>

New BBC connected red button pictures and hands-on: Virgin Media TiVo first, then YouView in 2013

New BBC connected red button pictures and hands-on: Virgin Media TiVo first, then YouView in 2013

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The BBC has relaunched its red button service - initially as a Virgin Media TiVo box exclusive - bringing increased amounts of content, a more streamlined experience and catch up capabilities. Called the "connected red button", the new BBC service lets... >>

Sky+ updated with undelete function and Catch Up TV

Sky+ updated with undelete function and Catch Up TV

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Sky+ is receiving an update that will enable the recall of programmes that have been deleted accidentally. The Undelete feature stores deleted programmes in a separate folder. Any programmes sitting in the deleted space can then be restored - or, if you’re... >>

BBC iPlayer gets live TV rewind function

BBC iPlayer gets live TV rewind function

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It's easy to forget that we have one of the best - if not THE best - catch-up TV services in the world, in iPlayer. Today, the BBC has announced that to make it one notch better, you will be able to restart a currently airing TV programme at the touch... >>

BBC announces Olympics coverage plans for tablets, smartphones, connected tv and online

BBC announces Olympics coverage plans for tablets, smartphones, connected tv and online

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The BBC has announced ambitious plans for its Olympic coverage, with no fewer than 24 HD streams available and full video of every single sport across the Games.  On top of this, the BBC will launch a dedicated radio channel, Radio 5 Live Olympics extra,... >>

Roku: We are talking to key partners to bring more UK channels

Roku: We are talking to key partners to bring more UK channels

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Roku has told Pocket-lint that the company is talking to all the relevant catch-up services in the UK to bring them to the new Roku box launched in the UK in February. "The BBC iPlayer is the only catch up service on there at the moment. That will change.... >>

BBC iPlayer for Xbox 360 pictures and hands-on

BBC iPlayer for Xbox 360 pictures and hands-on

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BBC iPlayer has landed on the Xbox 360. The service is now available free on every major games console, PCs, Macs and mobile phones. It is the latest video-based application to be added to the Xbox's library alongside the likes of Netflix and Lovefilm. ... >>

Best Android apps for TV and movie fans

Best Android apps for TV and movie fans

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One of the most popular uses for tablets and phones is watching videos or catchup TV. From BBC iPlayer in bed, to movies on your travels, having a good-quality screen to hand makes your Android device a perfect choice for those who love television and... >>

BBC iPlayer app for Android updated, 3G streaming enabled

BBC iPlayer app for Android updated, 3G streaming enabled

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The BBC has confirmed that an update to its BBC iPlayer app for Android is now available. The news was announced by the BBC via Twitter. The new update brings 3G streaming, so you'll be able watch EastEnders no matter where you are, not just when sitting... >>

Best iPad apps to turn your tablet into a TV

Best iPad apps to turn your tablet into a TV

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Whether you are laid up in bed, or merely trying to avoid having a second TV in your bedroom - in the bath, your spare house, the car, or anywhere else for that matter - and if you've got an iPad, then there are plenty of apps that will help it become... >>