The Beeb has just made it worthwhile setting up a BBC iD account, as it now allows users to sync favourite iPlayer shows across devices. Spot a show to watch on mobile, go home and find it waiting on your TV app. [iPlayer]
The iPhone’s had a cellular streaming-capable BBC iPlayer app for a while now. Thankfully Android has caught up at last. A new update has just hit the Android Market to enable 3G streaming, as well as smoother playback thanks to an updated Flash Player.
The cheap streaming mini-marvel of a set-top box that our American cousins have been raving about for years is finally available on our shores. It’s shipping right now and has even had the BBC iPlayer bundled in for good measure.
With a wee bit of fanfare and a few murmurings of excitement, Netflix has finally arrived in the UK and Ireland. But it is really that big of a deal? It's not as if we don't have a veritable avalanche of television on-demand services already dribbling out of our ears. Between iPlayer, LOVEFiLM, 4OD, ITV Player, Virgin Media, iTunes, YouTube and Sky, we've got all the bases covered thank you very much. Or do we?
Microsoft's rolling out a new Xbox dashboard update that'll include LoveFilm streaming. To go with it, Windows Phone 7 users will also get a cool little free app to control and interact with their Xbox from the comfort of the sofa.