I, and I’m sure everybody else with a Apple podcaster account have just received a series of Tips on making my Video Podcast more usable on the new Apple TV.
BBC New Media head, Ashley Highfield, has hinted in a blog post that we may soon see iPlayer downloads made available on the AppleTV using their new rental model. The post was a follow up to one he made asking users for tips on how to get content from his PC to the television – so he could watch downloads on the big screen. The follow up post was a [...]
I’ve written quite a lot recently about the iPlayer and the other related catch-up services offered by ITV, Channel 4 and to a MUCH lesser extend five and SKY. These are all great concepts, giving me the chance to watch almost any show broadcast on that channel for up to a week after broadcast – I’ve used the BBC, ITV and Channel 4 offerings quite a lot – mainly when [...]
My blog seems to have been turned into an iPlayer love in lately – or at the very least a BBC screenshot fest. Well I might as well keep it up for a little bit longer. Yesterday I brought you a screenshot of the iPlayer Radio – the integration of iPlayer with the old BBC Radio Player. Today, the first screenshot I have for you is the Radio button on [...]
Was just searching for iPlayer Streaming on Google and found a post by ninthspace on why they don’t think the iPlayer is a very good idea – mainly focusing on the fact that shows can be recorded with Sky+ and the like without the risk of download timeouts, without the need for a PC and implied – without the need for DRM. Well I’ll explain the DRM thing in a [...]