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49 posts about Mobile on this blog

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. New Antiques Roadshow play-along app

    Thursday 3 January 2013, 09:45

    Tom Williams Tom Williams Development Editor

    I'm Tom Williams, development editor for Red Button and dual screen in BBC Vision.

    Today we launched the Antiques Roadshow play along app for mobiles and tablets.

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  16. Android: An update

    Wednesday 12 December 2012, 18:00

    Dave Price Dave Price Head of BBC iPlayer

    The BBC launched the BBC Media Player for Android nearly three months ago. Since then it has been downloaded to more than one million Android phones and tablets.

    In this short period of time we've witnessed a dramatic change in the Android platform and in BBC usage on the platform.

    When we launched,...

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  17. Responsive mobile site for BBC Sport

    Thursday 6 December 2012, 10:45

    Lucie Mclean Lucie Mclean Executive Product Manager

    Hello I'm Lucie Mclean, executive product manager in BBC Future Media and responsible for BBC Sport services on mobile devices.

    Back in June I wrote on this blog about work my team in Salford had done to redesign the mobile sport homepage ahead of the summer of sport.

    I'm pleased to announce that we...

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  18. Responsive Design on BBC Indonesia mobile site

    Wednesday 5 December 2012, 17:02

    Phil Buckley Phil Buckley Executive Product Manager

    Hello, I'm Phil Buckley, Executive Product Manager for Future Media News World Service, and I lead the technical and delivery teams there.

    I'm very proud that today we have released a new mobile site for BBC Indonesia in Responsive Design.

    As far as I can find this...

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  19. Start-ups, digital media trends and the BBC

    Monday 3 December 2012, 10:00

    Cyrus Saihan Cyrus Saihan Head, Business Development

    Hi my name is Cyrus Saihan and I work as Head of Business Development in the Future Media division of the BBC.

    In Business Development we work closely with a range of companies in the digital media and technology space to ensure that the BBC has a high quality presence on consumer devices (TV / mobile...

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  20. BBC iPlayer October Performance

    Tuesday 27 November 2012, 09:18

    Dave Price Dave Price Head of BBC iPlayer

    I'm Dave Price the head of BBC iPlayer and we've just published our monthly iPlayer performance pack for October.

    We thought the Olympics was the highlight of the year but I'm delighted to tell you that we have broken the 200-million-requests-per-month mark, with 213 million requests for TV and radio...

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