The BBC wants to give its viewers a way to catch-up on shows that have aired a few weeks ago, and also plans expanding support for Google’s Chromecast streaming stick.
The BBC says it will take BB3 off the air and only stream it online. But will the broadcaster really follow through?
The BBC is ending a trial to expand its streaming app iPlayer globally, saying that there’s just too much competition from services like Netflix and Amazon. Instead, the BBC wants international users to watch video at BBC.com.
Want a really cheap Web TV box? If you’re in the U.K., you can check out Sky’s Now TV box, which launched Friday and retails for £9.99.
The BBC iPlayer iOS app has been downloaded 1.1m times in the week since it was updated to run on Apple’s iPhone and iPod touch as well as i…
The market for social television services is getting increasingly crowded, as companies try to build systems that combine broadcast and social networks. But could British startup Zeebox get the jump on the competition with its smart new iPad app and powerful team?
After enduring a torrid few months, Netflix is hoping to get that it can generate some positive momentum by announcing plans to launch in the U.K. and Ireland early next year — its first product launch outside the Americas. But it will face stiff competition.
Users of Sony’s PS3 can now access a special TV version of the BBC’s iPlayer, complete with a navigation optimized for remote controls, personalization and video overlays. The new iPlayer is based on HTML5, showing how important the emerging standard is to the connected-TV world.
After endless development and lobbying from fans around the world, the BBC has finally opened up an international version of the iPlayer — its smash hit video-on-demand service — for European subscribers. But will it make the grade as other video subscription services expand?
If you can’t wait for a version of the Kindle that can run video, then you may be in luck: one enterprising developer has come up with a bizarre way to take TV programs and make them compatible with Amazon’s e-reader.