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March (10 posts)

  1. BBC iPlayer Radio update

    Thursday 27 March 2014, 15:34

    Chris Kimber Chris Kimber Executive Product Manager

    This week we released an update to the BBC iPlayer Radio apps for Android and iOS as well as an improvement to the desktop iPlayer Radio console.

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  2. BBC Weather launches responsive website

    Friday 21 March 2014, 14:29

    Michael Burnett Michael Burnett Executive Product Manager

    One issue coming through loud and clear is that many users on more basic phones are missing the old vertical five-day overview. We're addressing this now and will be reintroducing the overview in the next few weeks.

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  3. BBC iWonder home page launched

    Wednesday 19 March 2014, 10:30

    Chris Sizemore Chris Sizemore Executive Editor

    BBC iWonder provides thought-provoking answers to the questions sparked in your everyday life - questions sparked by BBC programmes, what's in the news, important anniversaries, or what's trending on social media.

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  4. #newsHACK II: the 2014 News Industry Innovation Event

    Wednesday 19 March 2014, 09:28

    Matt Shearer Matt Shearer Innovation Manager

    BBC News Labs are pleased to announce #newsHACK II - a news industry innovation event on 1st & 2nd May 2014

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  5. BBC iPlayer apps on Chromecast

    Wednesday 19 March 2014, 09:02

    Chris Yanda Chris Yanda Executive Product Manager

    The BBC iPlayer app, in the case of these technologies, works not by physically streaming the content from your mobile to your TV, but by sending a message from your mobile to, for example, the Chromecast dongle to tell it to request a piece of content directly from a BBC server and play it on your TV...

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  6. New BBC iPlayer: redesign insights

    Monday 17 March 2014, 11:34

    Kutlu Canlioglu Kutlu Canlioglu Creative Director

    There are around 1,200 hours of content available on BBC iPlayer at any one time... So exposing the breadth of content available, without getting in the way of those users who have come with something specific in mind, was a key consideration.

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  7. Making the new iPlayer accessible for all

    Thursday 13 March 2014, 10:41

    Henny Swan Henny Swan Senior Accessibility Specialist

    Before we began work we already had a lot of data and user feedback about likes and dislikes with the existing iPlayer website. This was fed into the design process helping to shape wireframes and UX along with the BBC requirements of standards and guidelines.

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  8. Welcome to the new BBC iPlayer on TV

    Wednesday 12 March 2014, 09:59

    Marcus Parnwell Marcus Parnwell Executive Product Manager

    We are currently offering users a preview of the new version of BBC iPlayer for big-screen devices. If the preview is available for your TV device (see list below), you will see a new link at the bottom of the screen inviting you to try out a new version.

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  9. Introducing the new BBC iPlayer

    Tuesday 11 March 2014, 09:30

    Dan Taylor Dan Taylor Head of BBC iPlayer

    The new iPlayer has been designed for a multiscreen world, so the experience is consistent, but optimised across PC, tablet, mobile and TV devices and we've built it in such a way that we can rapidly develop and release new features across those four screens.

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  10. News Archive Connected Studio: Build Studio

    Monday 10 March 2014, 08:35

    Peter Rippon Peter Rippon Editor Online Archive

    Eight indy teams who successfully wowed us at the Connected Studio event in January came to build prototypes and hone their ideas. We were housed in the Titanic Centre in Belfast, long hours sat on chairs rumoured to have been made for the ship itself.

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