UK Streaming Environment Changing?
In the UK streaming your favorite shows of choice is something many are becoming used to. Things can change quite easily with a few law changes though. UK Streaming – BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5 Do these guys want a bigger piece of the pie? Grumblings in the British media landscape as the […]
BBC Esports Soon And On BT Sport 3
BBC Esports does not come to mind when following your favorite esports, it soon might! Over the next six weeks the BBC will be hosting a major esports tournament. Gfinity Elite Series will be airing every weekend on BBC3 online. BBC Esports Tournament 160 professional gamers will be taking part in the event. Showing to […]
BBC iPlayer Changes & BBC Account Creation
As of the 11th May, the iPlayer app (smartphones) requires that you register to use its services. In the very near future all BBC apps regardless of what device they are viewed on will need users to sign in. Apps on smart tv’s are currently in BETA but you will need to opt in to […]
BBC iPlayer V2 Closure: Will Your Freeview / Freesat TV or Set Top Box Be Affected?
The BBC has announced that it will be ending support for its older iPlayer software on certain Freeview and Freesat Smart/Connected TVs and Set Top Boxes from September 2016. This might mean that the service will no longer work on your device if it’s running the iPlayer version 2 (or MHEG). The only way around this […]
Robot Wars Coming Back To BBC2
Roboteers stand by. Yes it really is happening, the television sensation of the early 2000’s where homemade machines of mayhem went toe to toe in what could only be described as complete and utter carnage is soon to hit screens once more… it could only be Robot Wars. Famed for pitting the spiked, bladed and […]
BBC Micro Bit Mini PC Delayed Until 2016
The BBC are recently reviving and old ancient relationship which the corporation once had with computing. A long, long time ago, when computers were strange boxes filled with scary magic and command lines, the BBC put out the original BBC Micro computer. It was pretty big by our standards, but back then people were obviously […]
Mind Control for BBC iPlayer in the Works
If you are anything like me, then you have been through the long hunt of finding that lost remote control, and we all know that sofas are secretly remote control black holes. Now, instead of reaching for the remote or fingers stabbing wildly at your smartphone, the BBC have taken user-to-TV interaction one step further […]
Rockstar Seeking Lawsuit against BBC over GTA drama
The BBC’s attempts at making a film about Grand Theft Auto are under threat from Rockstar’s Publishing house Take-Two Interactive, who have just launched a lawsuit. The show/film/documentary which was pegged to star that guy from Harry Potter and Hudson from Aliens and revolve around the making of Grand Theft Auto and the Hot Coffee […]