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September (18 posts)

  1. CBeebies Playtime App on Windows Phone 8

    Tuesday 1 October 2013, 09:38

    Patrick Healy Patrick Healy Product Lead

    To provide the best possible handheld experience, we designed the CBeebies Playtime app to be intrinsically native, allowing us to take advantage of a device’s touchscreen, accelerometer, microphone and other features.

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  2. Testing BBC iPlayer Release For Android Downloads

    Tuesday 1 October 2013, 09:00

    Paul Rutter Paul Rutter Test Manager

    Our Android products are installable on over 2000 different devices from the Google play store. Obviously we can't possibly test on all these devices otherwise we'd never get round to releasing anything - so we prioritize testing based on stats from audience use, which gives us our most popular devices...

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  3. College of Production Round Up: Earth Unplugged

    Monday 30 September 2013, 15:41

    Ben Toone Ben Toone Assistant Content Producer

    This week, one assistant producer’s journey from traditional TV to YouTube, how a West London community station is reaching its audiences through new digital platforms, and how to choose and use the perfect image online in the return of our Twitter Q&As.

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  4. Podcasts in the BBC iPlayer Radio App

    Monday 30 September 2013, 13:51

    James Simcock James Simcock Executive Producer

    We’ve added simple controls to choose whether to allow downloads when on mobile networks or just on WiFi (to avoid data charges), to ‘queue’ as many downloads as you like, and to manage your downloaded content quickly and easily via the new ‘My Downloads’ section of the app. 

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  5. What's on BBC Red Button 28 September - 4 October

    Saturday 28 September 2013, 06:00

    Victoria Sorzano Victoria Sorzano Duty Editor

    We’ve got plenty to offer this week with a packed schedule of comedy, music and sport. See some of the best talent from the Edinburgh Fringe and watch highlights of the Stephen Lawrence Unity Concert. There’s lots for sports fans with Road World Championship cycling, MotoGP and Final Score. 

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  6. BBC iPlayer Downloads: simpler, more reliable downloads for desktop

    Thursday 26 September 2013, 15:01

    Dan Taylor Dan Taylor Head of BBC iPlayer

    Today, I'm pleased to announce the release of a new desktop downloads solution, BBC iPlayer Downloads , which aims to address the underlying cause of many of those issues.

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  7. Crowdsourcing the World Service Radio Archive: an experiment from BBC R&D

    Tuesday 24 September 2013, 11:52

    Tristan Ferne Tristan Ferne Lead Producer

    We've even had some dedicated listeners send us recordings of programmes that were missing from the archive. We are currently analysing the data so far to see how good the tags are by comparing professional archivists, listeners and our algorithms.

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  8. What's on BBC Red Button 21-27 September

    Saturday 21 September 2013, 06:00

    Victoria Sorzano Victoria Sorzano Duty Editor

    This week Justin Timberlake performs his big hits and tracks from a new album in the Live Lounge, and Hugh Laurie explores the influence of the blues on pop music. Sports fans can catch the World Cycling Road Championships.

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  9. Google Glass in the Blue Room

    Friday 20 September 2013, 11:34

    Lindsey Suter Lindsey Suter Consumer Technologist

    Invited in by Marc Settle from BBC Academy, Bob Schukai from Thomson Reuters popped in to BBC Blue Room to give an intriguing demo of Google Glass.

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  10. New BBC Digital Design Roster: Call For Entries

    Thursday 19 September 2013, 15:35

    Colin Burns Colin Burns Executive Creative Director

    BBC User Experience & Design (UX&D) are very excited to offer the chance for world class user experience and design agencies of all sizes and specialisms to join our new BBC Digital Design Services roster.

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