New apps bringing the BBC’s iPlayer to Apple’s iPad and devices powered by Google’s Android operating system are expected to launch later this week. In a blog post Daniel Danker, the BBC’s General Manager of Future Media & Technology said the corporation was “just applying the finishing touches to the apps as we speak” and […]
Customers of BT’s broadband-powered television service BT Vision will soon be able to enjoy the “full BBC iPlayer” in place of the current selection of BBC catch-up content.
Although the other content options will interest many, the real focus of the Apple TV as sold in the UK is movies. If Apple’s marketing team is smart they’ll be looking to position this as the ideal companion to a Freesat or Freeview set top box, able to bring on demand movies even to homes who eschew subscription TV.
During a much anticipated media event, Apple yesterday announced a refresh of three of its iPod models and a new, low-cost version of its Apple TV device which will allow users to stream video rentals straight to their televisions.