49 posts about Mobile on this blog
Wednesday 26 June 2013, 09:01
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...
Tuesday 18 June 2013, 07:31
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...
Monday 10 June 2013, 07:30
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...
Wednesday 22 May 2013, 08:00
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.
Wednesday 15 May 2013, 10:06
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.
Wednesday 24 April 2013, 09:14
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...
Tuesday 16 April 2013, 08:31
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.
Friday 12 April 2013, 12:55
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...
Tuesday 5 March 2013, 09:39
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
Tuesday 5 March 2013, 09:30
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...
Friday 1 March 2013, 10:15
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.
Wednesday 20 February 2013, 07:26
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...
Friday 18 January 2013, 10:10
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...
Monday 7 January 2013, 07:10
The main features of the BBC...
Thursday 3 January 2013, 09:45
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.
Wednesday 12 December 2012, 18:00
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,...
Thursday 6 December 2012, 10:45
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...
Wednesday 5 December 2012, 17:02
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...
Monday 3 December 2012, 10:00
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...
Tuesday 27 November 2012, 09:18
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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