News tagged: BBC

Germany Bans Smartwatches For Kids

Smartwatch for kids are becoming very popular lately, but it looks like there is a lot of room for improvements, especially when it comes to security. Because of the latter, Germany's telecommunications regulator, the Federal Network Agency, announced a ban today on the sale

BBC, ITV To Launch US Streaming Service

American fans of British television will soon have a streaming service just for UK content. BBC Worldwide and ITV are partnering to roll out BritBox, a service that brings British television content to the US. Current shows will be available 24 hours after their premiere.

BBC Will Show Olympics In Live 360-Degree Video

In one of the first large implementations of 360-degree video technology, the BBC will provide live 360-degree coverage of the Olympics through a mobile app. The network's BBC Sport 360 app is available for iOS, Android, and the Gear VR. BBC Taster will also provide coverage.

Apple TV Gets BBC iPlayer App

The BBC's iPlayer app has reached the Apple TV six weeks after the device's release. With iPlayer, users can view the service's large selection of on-demand and live content from across the BBC's channels. The app lists content by channel and by genre.

BBC News Updated With More Personalization

Additional personalization capabilities are being added to the BBC News application with its upcoming update. The BBC has announced an update for News on iOS and Android. The update is reaching devices this week. Personalization will apply to special feeds for different