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Lee Miller – A Life on the Front Line – BBC iPlayer

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I highly recommend this documentary currently on BBC iPlayer about model turned photographer, Lee Miller. It is a personal story of a young woman searching for freedom and love and one which leads her to experiences, some she tried to forget, understandably. When Lee Miller returned to New York from Europe in October 1932, newspaper […]

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Android Apps

BBC iPlayer Now Working On Android Devices Running Ice Cream Sandwich

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BBC iPlayer is one of our favorite apps here at theappwhisperer.com and we’re not alone;  in the Android Marketplace it has been installed on almost 5,000,000 devices.   If you’re running Ice Cream Sandwich with perhaps your shiny new Galaxy Nexus device,  you might have trouble getting this app to work.  Talk Android have found […]

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BBC iPlayer iPhone App Updated

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We mentioned the new BBC iPlayer app for iPhone several weeks ago and now the BBC have updated it allowing iPhone/iPad users to watch BBC programs and listen to radio over WiFi and 3G. As well as watching TV using Apple AirPlay on iOS5. The BBC rolled out their global version of this app throughout […]

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BBC iPlayer iPad App Now Available In Canada

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The BBC iPlayer app is really tremendous and of course if you’re in the UK you can enjoy it for free as long as you pay your TV licence. In fact the BBC started a global pilot several months ago and it is now available in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, […]

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BBC News and BBC iPlayer web icons arrive on BlackBerry PlayBook

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From today, all new BlackBerry PlayBook tablets will come with BBC News and BBC iPlayer web icons pre-installed. Existing users will be presented with a software update notification on their status ribbon or can access the update at any time from the Software Updates item in the Settings Menu. 

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BBC iPlayer App Now Available In The Android Market

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Hopefully, and judging from our stats a whole bunch of readers have been avidily reading our BBC iPlayer iPad app review, which is great news. When that app was released in the App Store this morning there was still no sign of an Android version, but now there is. So, if you’re lucky enough to […]

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BBC iPlayer iPad App – The Real Review

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Today, the BBC iPlayer launched in the UK Apple App Store. I must admit I’ve been using the Beta web version of this app on my iPad for a while now but this brand new dedicated iPad version is really something else. It allows you to watch and listen live to over 400 hours of […]