The future is inching its way onto our set-top boxes

Posted on Mon 11 February 2013 in geek • Tagged with content, iplayer, netflix, tv

I have from time to time lamented the tardiness of media producers in getting content in-front of my eyeballs. It's not a case of being tight with money, although giving Murdoch £30/month for a glut of programming I'll never watch is *too much* for me. I'll happily pay for …

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Fliss' 32 Inch TV

Posted on Mon 08 August 2011 in geek • Tagged with internet, iplayer, tv

The weekend was both incredibly efficient and lazy in equal measures. We headed into town bright and early at 9:00 in a bid to miss the rather nasty traffic Cambridge inflicts on it's driving population. I would have cycled were it not I was picking up our new Smart …

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More iPlayer updates for the PS3

Posted on Mon 07 September 2009 in geek • Tagged with iplayer, ps3

There is more information about the new iPlayer support for the PS3 on the BBC Internet Blog. While I don't get a shiny iPlayer logo on my XMB (due to owning the Japanese version) I don't really miss much as it was just a link to the iPlayer web-page. However …

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Guilty Pleasures

Posted on Sun 14 September 2008 in geek • Tagged with bbc, flash, iplayer, isihac

I've finally started taking advantage of all the memory I put in this machine to indulge a guilty pleasure. Seeing as I'm only testing the next Ubuntu in my virtual machine I can install Flash on it so I can watch iPlayer. Although I'm obviously critical of the fact it …

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Life without Broadband

Posted on Tue 03 June 2008 in geek • Tagged with iplayer, mobile, t-mobile

Since the move down we have been without broadband. In fact without a fixed line we are subject to the whims of the mobile phone networks. Hopefully (landlords assent and trees permitting) I'll be able to get super-fast broadband through my works test network in Cambridge. However we have managed …

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