How Google Images can help you research your family history like never before
Why you can’t judge a social network by its number of users
BBC investigation doubts value of Facebook advertising
Irish PM to NYSE: We can become the cloud computing capital of the world
Two tourists capture stunning murmuration of starlings above Ireland’s longest river
Tag Archives: bbc
Smartphones & tablets aren’t “cannibalising” TV news, according to the BBC #infographic
Smartphones, tablets, and laptops are not having a “cannibalising effect” on TV news consumption, according to a survey conducted by the BBC.
Own a smartphone or tablet? Then you’ll have to pay the TV license fee in Sweden
As other EU countries look on, smartphone and tablet users in Sweden, who don’t own a TV, will have to pay the country’s national TV license from today
BBC pushes its new iPlayer Radio site, blocks Google from indexing current site
The BBC has blocked search engines like Google & Bing from indexing its current iPlayer Radio site, as it migrates users to its new, feature-rich, site.
2012 – The web’s most interactive, real time, Presidential Election ever
On the news sites the 2012 US Presidential Election has become a battle of the interactive maps – here are some of the best and most informative.
Big Motive’s Smart TV app shows what smart engineers can do #websummit
We speak to the founder of Big Motive, whose Smart TV app, Motivision, allows users to make live purchases & will be launched at SXSW in March 2013.
Northern Ireland starts transmitting Freeview – some overspill in the Republic
TV transmitters in Northern Ireland have started broadcasting Freeview ahead of the digital switch over. Some channels are available in the Republic.
The UK’s Big Motive declares opens fire in the battle for your second screen
The battle for your second screen, the mobile or tablet you use when watching TV, has just begun – with the arrival of Big Motive’s Motivision on the market
If you don’t have Saorview yet could Freeview+HD be the answer?
Most of the population of Ireland has not upgraded to DTT, Saorview, but this might be a good thing as modern devices can view Saorview & Freeview together.
Netflix posts record audience in the UK & Ireland but still plenty of room to grow
Netflix’s UK & Ireland audience has grown faster than any other territory but it still has a long way to go until it catches up with TV.
Google search results reveal our new obsession for the London 2012 Olympic Games
Google search results for the London 2012 Olympic Games reveal we have a new Olympic obsession – the medal table.
Ahead of the Olympics, the BBC pushes the iPlayer’s multiple platforms
The BBC launches its iPlayer multiplatform trailer ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Your digital guide to Euro 2012 – how to plan, watch & stay up-to-date
How to keep ahead of Euro 2012 no matter what device you’re using or where you are.
BBC iPlayer arrives on Xbox with Kinect functionality
Starting today, Xbox LIVE users in the United Kingdom can download and watch the BBC iPlayer video-on-demand service – and what’s more, it’s completely free.
Watch asteroid 2012 BX34′s near miss of Earth on Friday
Watch the double decker sized asteroid, 2012 BX34, as it passes between the Earth and the Moon on Friday.
LOVEFiLM Instant bags BBC & ITV content for video on demand service
LOVEFiLM Instant has just swept up two of the UK’s largest broadcasters, the BBC and ITV, which will see their content become available through the site.
Microsoft boosts Xbox online, buys Al Gore funded video search site, VideoSurf
Microsoft has boosted its search credentials with the buyout of VideoSurf – a Shizam-like video search engine founded in 2006 and partially funded by Al Gore.
BBC launch new TV-friendly iPlayer
The BBC has today launched a new TV-friendly version of its video on demand iPlayer service which aims to improve user experience on this medium. The new version is only available to users in the UK initially on the PlayStation 3 console but later rolled out to a myriad of other devices and connected TVs.
BBC iPlayer begins global launch with iPad app in 11 countries [includes images]
BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, has launched its global iPlayer service this morning, Thursday, with an iPad only app now available in 11 European countries. Other areas such as Australia, Canada and the US are expected to follow later this year.