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The BBC has updated their iPlayer app for Windows Phone. No changelog has been released, but the app it noticeably faster. In the last update the app gained support for adaptive bitrate for smoother streaming, Live TV streaming and support for subtitles. Find the updated app in the Windows Phone Store here.

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The BBC has famously made all kinds of excuses about why they can not support Windows Phone with an iPlayer app, ranging from blaming OS bugs to small market share. It seems however these issues did not represent an insurmountable obstacle to the developers of TVCatchup, who already have a Windows 8 app, and are looking to expand to Windows…

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Hey guys, just receive email from BBC, officially said to me: Thank you for contacting the BBC iPlayer support team. I understand you’re happy with the BBC iPlayer service and would like a BBC iPlayer application for Windows Phone 7. The BBC wants to bring BBC iPlayer to as many audiences as possible, across a range of devices. Unfortunately, as…

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Craftyb from xda-developers just posted his new application for HTC Touch Diamond that basically enables the user to browse, stream or download content from BBC’s iPlayer. The software that reminds the HTC’s Youtube application  and works like the iPhone iPlayer alternative, has the following features: Finger friendly UI including flick kinetic scrolling, swipe gestures and vibration feedback. Supports Nav Sensor…

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We have already discovered support for the Samsung Omnia in the BBC iPlayer code (and exploted it for other devices), but the BBC has officially announced support for the Samsung Omnia and Sony Ericsson Xperia X1. The service has previously only been officially available for the iPhone and Nokia N96. Speaking of the expansion, Jon Billings, head of technology for…

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The BBC’s iPlayer service has been rolling out and supporting more and more smartphones, but as they do it on a device by device basis that has left the varied ecosystem of Windows Mobile at a distinct disadvantage. Fortunately we have more control than most over our devices, and the following hack will allow the video streaming service to work…