The BBC has been in the process of shutting down its iPlayer service for years now in favor of the newer BBC Sounds app, which was introduced in 2018 as a way to provide a more personalized listening experience. Users in the UK were migrated to the new app last year, and now it looks like it's time for international users to follow suit. Read More
Many moons ago (read: back in February), the BBC released a sport app for people who are in to that sort of thing. People rejoiced, birds sang, rainbows formed, yadda yadda, yadda... then the whole world realized the app was only for UK residents. Everything went dark. Storms brewed across nations, wars broke out, and hate consumed the very souls of those affected by the tragedy. It was the beginning of the end.
Fast-forward to today. While much of the world is still suffering the consequences that BBC Sports brought down upon us, things are finally starting to look up. Read More
A couple of weeks ago the BBC released its first app designed specifically for Android phones, but there was one problem - it was for residents of the UK only. Fortunately, though, an app was released this morning that caters to the rest of the world.
It looks and functions just like its UK counterpart, offering a nice, clean UI. You can easily share stories through various social mediums, email, and SMS, listen to BBC World Service radio live, watch videos, and personalize your home screen so you get only the news that your interested in as soon as you launch the app. Read More