ABC

  • Huawei calls the ABC anti-droid and demands iView on Android devices

    Chinese manufacturer Huawei has called on the ABC to get over its anti-droid bias and get the iView app on Android smartphones now.  This has come after the latest Australian smartphone sales figures has shown that Android devices now have the overwhelming majority of the Australian smartphone market, with Huawei...
  • The ABC just got hacked by Anonymous (Updated)

    Australia’s ABC has just been hacked by a hacker by the name of Phr0zenMyst in response to a recent Lateline interview that the hacker representing Anonymous says was anti-islam. The pastebin link above shows: Australia’s ABC http://abc.net.au subdomain hacked for giving Geert Wilders a platform to voice anti-Islam anti-Muslim...
  • Steve Jobs doco, Billion Dollar Hippy airs tomorrow on ABC

    Beloved Apple Founder Steve Jobs, will have a documentary titled ‘Billion Dollar Hippy’ tomorrow. At 9.30pm on ABC, the man who gave the world the iPod, iPhone, iPad and Macintosh computers will be detailed. The documentary description on ABC’s iView, reads: “Featuring interviews with Apple enthusiast Stephen Fry, World...
  • ABC iView returns to Boxee, brings 149 shows

    After drawing Boxee’s attention to the ABC iView 84% loading issue in November last year, iView was removed. This meant Australian Boxee Box owners lost Australian content until the issue was fixed. Well today that issue has been resolved and ABC iView content has once again returned to the...
  • Boxee pulls ABC shows

    Those regular readers of the site would have seen my post about the ABC content on Boxee suffering from an 84% loading issue. Well I’ve been in discussions with Boxee trying to nail down the problem and solve it. The latest stage was to test iView content via Boxee...
  • Boxee Box iView 84% issue

    After the first Boxee Box update was released this week, I was hoping this issue would be fixed, sadly its not. When accessing any iView content from the Boxee Box, the loading stops at 84%, effectively meaning Boxee Box can’t play iView. With Australian content being so limited right...
  • Optus iPhone customers get streaming ABC and SBS 24/7 free

    A very welcome SMS arrived today on my iPhone 4, alerting me to the fact there’s a new iPhone application from Optus available. It’s called Mobile TV and provides Optus iPhone customers with free access to ABC and SBS 24/7. As an added extra, there’s also the Today show...
  • ABC Channel 24 goes live.. official launch next week

    Earlier this year we heard about the ABC’s very ambitious plans to create Australia’s first 24 hour news channel. The wait is almost over. Today the channel went live, however before the channel’s official release next week, Channel 24 is currently looping a preview reel of what to expect....
  • ABC Open launches, crowd sourcing regional content

    Today ABC are launching a new project called ABC Open. “The aim is to give people the chance to participate in lots of different ways – to create, share and collaborate with the ABC and each other through ABC Platforms; radio, online, tv and mobile.” This works by gathering...