April (9 posts)
Wednesday 16 April 2014, 10:34
The second panel session was a wider look at the past, present and future of the web, chaired by technology author and broadcaster Aleks Krotoski. The panellists were Martha Lane Fox, founder of Lastminute.com and chair of Go On UK, John Naughton, technology columnist for the Observer and JP Rangaswami...
Tuesday 15 April 2014, 15:33
In response to public demand, instead of our previous policy of comprehensively testing specific devices before enabling downloads, we are now offering video downloads functionality by default to all Android devices running Ice Cream Sandwich or above.
Tuesday 15 April 2014, 11:57
We've published some pre-event videos to help explain Storyline, and some of the APIs and tools that will be available to participants in the competition around "The future of News Curation".
Monday 14 April 2014, 13:10
Android (phones and tablets) and iOS (iPhone and iPad) app users can now sign up to receive alerts for more than 150 teams. As this is the first release we have limited the range of alerts – a decision based on audience research – to the following: kick-off, goals, half-time score and result.
Friday 11 April 2014, 08:35
Today we’re celebrating the 20th anniversary of the BBC going online. In April 1994 a new series aired on BBC Two called The Net, looking at all things digital. Accompanying the series was the BBC’s first bulletin board along with the creation of the Networking Club
Wednesday 9 April 2014, 14:38
I’m pleased to confirm that we have now published the ITT for the BBC Digital Services Framework.
Tuesday 8 April 2014, 13:22
Radio1 uses online platforms to create radio visualisations. Our film on what it takes to produce the visual chart - part of The Official Chart with Jameela Jamil looks at how the visual chart uses a mix of live cameras (controlled in a small gallery) and music videos broadcast on the Radio 1 website...
Monday 7 April 2014, 08:35
For blind and low vision users, as well as some users with cognitive impairments, both the BBC iPlayer iOS and Android apps have labels on all the Chromecast buttons that can be read out.
Friday 4 April 2014, 08:35
We developed our Chromecast capability in partnership with Google. They provided us with their software development kit for us to integrate Chromecast connectivity into our iPlayer apps. We were also given some design rules to define how the cast experience was to work in use.