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BBC iPlayer catch-up window increased to 30 days

Good news if you want to catch up on that show you missed: The BBC has announced that iPlayer users will now get 30 days after a programme is broadcast to catch up, up from just a week before. In a post on the BBC Internet Blog, the Beeb's Dan Taylor-Watt explained how the extension…

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James O'MalleyBBC iPlayer catch-up window increased to 30 days
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Was the BBC hit by a DDoS attack?

It appears that the disruptions caused to the BBC's iPlayer and website last weekend were possibly due to a DDoS attack. The iPlayer service was out of action over most of the weekend because of problems with the database behind the catch-up service. The faults also meant that only a simplified version of the BBC's…

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Stuart O'ConnorWas the BBC hit by a DDoS attack?

Radio downloads coming to BBC iPlayer

Good news for anyone stuck for something to listen to on the bus – soon you'll be able to download radio programmes from the iPlayer to listen to without killing your phone's data allowance. The development was picked up by…

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James O'MalleyRadio downloads coming to BBC iPlayer

Top 20 Best Free Kindle Fire HD Apps – Temple Run 2, Pinterest and more!

Amazon's Kindle Fire HD is one of the best value 7-inch tablets on the market. Kicking off at £159 for the 16GB version, it's got a vibrant 1280×800 resolution screen and a bag-sized form-factor that make it a great on-the-go…

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Gerald LynchTop 20 Best Free Kindle Fire HD Apps – Temple Run 2, Pinterest and more!