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YouTube is a place for short videos of cats and people hurting themselves in hilarious ways. Which is fine, but it none of that is a compelling enough reason to direct your Smart TV or media streaming box there. Which is exactly why Google’s trying to transform how people see the video hosting behemoth with the help of delicious, exclusive programmes.

Ok, but… honestly… why should you care? Well, because Google’s now pumping more money into YouTube content than UK commuters currently is into flu and cold remedies. Read more

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If you can’t get to the Olympics this summer, here’s the next best thing: the BBC app for Android and iOS that lets you stream all the action live to your device.

There are no fewer than 24 streams, so you’ve no excuse for missing a minute.

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Fancy owning a bit of tech history? How about a lot of tech history? If you’re a BBC-buff and a tech fanatic, we may well have just found your ideal day out… Read more

The BBC iPlayer is doing pretty damn well if its new ream of stats are to be believed. It’s currently servicing around 190 million monthly requests, while the iPlayer iPad app has been heralded as the top free iPad app of all time in the UK. And that’s causing a shift. Are we finally coming to the end of our time spent huddled round a laptop? Read more

The people in the sports department at the BBC are working their collective fingers to the bone ahead of the London 2012 Olympics, to ensure that the Beeb can deliver every conceivable facet of coverage from the games straight into your eyeballs. The latest addition? A couple of mobile apps that bring nonstop video content to your phone.  Read more

Excited about the 2012 Olympics but didn’t get lucky enough to bag tickets? Fear not: the BBC has just announced a deal that’ll bring 24 HD streams to Sky customers, alongside its full gamut of online coverage. Ready to keep up with every game going? Read on for the details. Read more


Finally. While the Wii and the PS3 have had the BBC iPlayer nestled inside their firmware for some time now, getting it into Microsoft’s flagship console has been a lengthy battle. Thankfully, that’s a battle that’s just been won: The BBC iPlayer has landed on the Xbox 360. Full, free and in HD. Read on for the full details. Read more

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We’re on a mission to make the government proactively do something about online trolls. If you haven’t signed our petition yet, why not? If you need a bit of an incentive, Richard Bacon’s got a show on tonight about his experience with the web miscreants. It’s well worth a look. Read more

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