James Metcalfe

Executive Product Manager, BBC News, Exec Product Manager, BBC News apps and Connected TV

Blog posts in total 4

Posts

  1. BBC News app: in app browser and compact mode

    After 5 years of no real significant changes, the first time the apps changed was always likely to highlight some issues, however I have quickly become aware of the strength of feelings toward some of the design and usability changes.

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  2. The biggest change is we’ve introduced the ability to rotate your tablet device to view the app in landscape. This is especially challenging for the multitude of Android Devices...

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  3. Recently I wrote about the launch of the BBC Weather apps for Android and iOS (LINK TO POST) and I’m delighted to announce the app has reached over one million downloads across both platforms within the first two weeks of launch. It’s great to see such a positive response to the app and to reac...

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  4. Today we launch our native mobile apps for Android and iOS. The Android version is now available from the Google Play store and the iOS version is available from the iTunes store. While most users have traditionally visited the BBC Weather site on their desktop, we have seen a huge increase in...

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