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55 posts about Mobile on this blog

  1. 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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  2. BBC iPlayer Video Downloads for Android

    Thursday 5 September 2013, 11:50

    David Berlin David Berlin Senior Product Manager

    Today, I’m pleased to announce that we are launching this feature – enabling you to download your favourite BBC TV shows for free to a range of Android devices and keep them to enjoy for up to 30 days.

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  3. BBC Sport Kindle app and updates to the iPhone and Android apps

    Thursday 1 August 2013, 08:39

    Ryan Thomas Hewitt Ryan Thomas Hewitt Business Analyst

    BBC Sport has released a free app for Kindle Fire devices. This app optimises the BBC Sport experience on Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HDs.

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  4. BBC iPlayer App on Android: Update

    Thursday 11 July 2013, 14:18

    David Berlin David Berlin Senior Product Manager

    Today we have an Android development team that is almost 3 times the size of the iOS team

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  5. Push notifications on the BBC News app

    Tuesday 2 July 2013, 12:35

    Alex Perry Alex Perry Product Manager

    Today we are releasing updates to our iOS and Android apps that will allow users to opt in to receive breaking news push notifications.

    Push notifications allow users to be alerted to breaking news stories on their smartphone or tablet in a form similar to a text message, even when they aren’t using...

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  6. BBC Sport: A weekend of digital coverage

    Saturday 29 June 2013, 08:00

    Ben Gallop Ben Gallop Head of Sport Interactive

    It's hard to believe it's nearly a year since London 2012. After that incredible summer of sport, and what was generally regarded as the first true ‘digital Olympics’, we've been busy working on how we can roll out elements of that offer to the BBC's coverage of other sports.

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  7. BBC Weather app reaches one million downloads

    Wednesday 26 June 2013, 09:01

    James Metcalfe James Metcalfe Senior Product Manager

    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 reach this...

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  8. Draft BBC Mobile Accessibility Standards and Guidelines

    Tuesday 18 June 2013, 07:31

    Henny Swan Henny Swan Senior Accessibility Specialist

    For the past eighteen months my team have been working hard to improve the accessibility of web content for mobile sites and native apps. It’s been an interesting journey as there are no internationally accepted guidelines for mobile accessibility so as a result we thought we’d write our own: the...

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  9. New BBC Weather app for Android and iOS

    Monday 10 June 2013, 07:30

    James Metcalfe James Metcalfe Senior Product Manager

    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 mobile use...

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  10. Building the Knowledge & Learning Beta

    Wednesday 22 May 2013, 08:00

    Robert Lee Robert Lee Technical Architect

    I'm part of the team building the new Knowledge & Learning product. In this post I'm going to describe the technical work we've undertaken so far, some of which you can see in the new beta release that my colleague Chris Sizemore recently blogged about.

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  11. BBC iPlayer launches on Windows Phone 8

    Wednesday 15 May 2013, 10:06

    Dave Price Dave Price Head of BBC iPlayer

    A couple of months ago, Cyrus Saihan announced that BBC iPlayer would be coming to Windows Phone [link to previous blog]. I’m now pleased to announce that that day has arrived and for the first time BBC iPlayer is available on Windows Phone 8 devices.

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  12. BBC iPlayer Radio app on Android devices

    Wednesday 24 April 2013, 09:14

    James Simcock James Simcock Executive Producer

    I’m James Simcock, Executive Producer for mobile in BBC Radio, and assisting as Product Owner in the build team for BBC iPlayer Radio on mobile devices.

    Together with Chris Kimber, the Executive Product Manager for BBC iPlayer Radio (across platforms), and the mobile development team in Salford, I...

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  13. Responsive Design Mobile Websites for BBC Russian, Afrique, Mundo and Hindi

    Tuesday 16 April 2013, 08:31

    Phil Buckley Phil Buckley Executive Product Manager

    Hi, I'm Phil Buckley, the outgoing Executive Product Manager for the World Service Websites.

    At the end of last year I blogged about the new responsive BBC Indonesia mobile site and I'm now very proud to announce the launch of several more language sites into our Responsive Design News product.

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  14. Links: BBC News app and iPlayer content

    Friday 12 April 2013, 12:55

    Eliza Kessler Eliza Kessler Content Producer

    Hi - it’s been a while since our last roundup of news and conversation about BBC Online and it’s been a busy few weeks.

    BBC News have released a new version of their iPhone and iPad app. Steve Herrmann on the Editor’s blog says it has a new layout and faster loading speeds as well as a bug fix based...

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  15. BBC iPlayer on mobile

    Tuesday 5 March 2013, 09:39

    Dave Price Dave Price Head of BBC iPlayer

    I'm Dave Price, head of BBC iPlayer.

    Last month I wrote about iPlayer’s record breaking festive period with incredible performance driven by new mobile and tablets

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  16. Mobile partnerships at the BBC: Microsoft

    Tuesday 5 March 2013, 09:30

    Cyrus Saihan Cyrus Saihan Head, Business Development

    As mentioned in my post yesterday, in Business Development at the BBC we partner with a range of companies in the digital and technology space to keep the BBC at the cutting edge of...

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  17. BBC Sport website refresh: a new look and consistent design

    Friday 1 March 2013, 10:15

    Neil Hall Neil Hall Executive Product Manager

    Hello my name is Neil Hall and I am the executive product manager responsible for the development of the BBC Sport website.

    This January was the biggest month ever for BBC Sport outside of the Olympics with 42 million browsers and over one billion page views of the website.

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  18. BBC Sport app launched on Android

    Wednesday 20 February 2013, 07:26

    Keith Mitchell Keith Mitchell Technical Lead

    Hi I’m Keith Mitchell, technical lead for BBC Sport’s mobile services including the new responsive mobile sport web site and the native BBC Sport apps.

    I know from the comments on Lucie McLean's post...

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  19. US Elections: Mobile design on BBC News

    Friday 18 January 2013, 10:10

    Helene Sears Helene Sears is senior editorial designer for BBC News visual journalism

    Recently I had the pleasure of working on US Elections on the BBC News site, a subject I'm especially passionate about as an American living in London.

    My team produces a huge range of infographics that accompany our daily online news stories and we also do the UX design for larger...

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  20. The BBC Sport iPhone app

    Monday 7 January 2013, 07:10

    Lucie Mclean Lucie Mclean Executive Product Manager

    I'm Lucie McLean, executive product manager for BBC Sport's mobile services - including the new BBC Sport app which was launched today.

    The iPhone version of the app is now available from iTunes in the UK and the Android version will follow within the next few weeks.

    The main features of the BBC...

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