Tag Archive: iPlayer


BBC’s iPlayer app is finally available on Apple TV

BBC’s iPlayer app has landed on Apple TV in the U.K., joining the other streaming set top boxes — such as Roku, Google Chromecast and Amazon’s Fire TV — for which it was already available. The app includes a full catalog of programs from the past month, along with live-streaming of BBC TV stations, the ability to […]

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BBC iPlayer is coming to Apple TV ‘soon’

The BBC has confirmed that its on-demand “catch-up” iPlayer service is coming to the new Apple TV for the first time. Despite being available on other platforms including Roku, Google Chromecast, Amazon’s Fire TV, Sky’s Now TV and various video game consoles, iPlayer has not previously been available through Apple TV — although it was possible to use the BBC’s free iPlayer app […]

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BBC Launches Download-Only iPlayer For… What Exactly?

iplayer 4 downAs I write this, I’m sitting in Stuttgart airport waiting to take a connecting flight to my new home in Leipzig, Germany. And what is my biggest fear in my new life? The unbearable winters? The fact that smoking is still allowed in bars and restaurants in 2013? Nope. The scariest thing is that I […]

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Giles’s Thanksgiving Smorgasbord: iPlayer, Flickr, Dropbox, MacBook Air And A Cheap Padded Envelope

Happy Thanksgiving! This year to observe the holiday we asked each of our writers to tell us a bit about the things they are most thankful for in 2012: specifically, the Apple product, app, service, third-party accessory and person they most relied upon and were grateful for this year. All through the rest of the day, we’ll be posting these thanksgiving observances. Here’s Cult of Mac Reviews Editor Giles Turnbull’s list of  [Read More…]

BBC Radio iPlayer App For iPhone

If you live in the UK, or if you know how to make your iPhone think that it’s in the UK, then you can now listen to BBC radio from a new dedicated app. It’s called iPlayer Radio, and it turns your high-tech, $ 700 pocket computer into a 1980s clock radio.

This, if you were wondering, is awesome.

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BBC iPlayer for iPad Now Supports AirPlay Streaming [Updated]

The BBC has finally issued an update to its free iPlayer app for the iPad that allows users to stream content to their Apple TV for viewing on their television.

The catch-up app allows users to watch BBC shows on-demand and has grown in popularity since becoming available on the App Store earlier this year. Those who can access the service for free in the U.K., in addition to subscribers in  [Read More…]

New BBC Beta Website Takes Cues From iPlayer App

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Here in the UK, the BBC has released a beta version of a redesigned website, and what�s striking about it is how much it owes to the Beeb�s iPlayer app for iPad.

 

Here�s the current BBC home page:

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And here�s the iPad app:

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BBC Launches International iPlayer Service, Makes a Whole Lotta Changes

The BBC launched the international version of its iPlayer application today for iPad users and it makes the British version look just a wee bit inadequate.

The subscription based App costs 50 Euros/$70 a year or 7 Euros/$10 month-to-month. While the British version of iPlayer is free it also only serves as a way for viewers to catch up on shows they missed from the past week. The international iPlayer is like a BBC Netflix or  [Read More…]