Daily Archives: August 8, 2011

The BBC is making a fresh push to take its iPlayer service from the computer on to television screens in an attempt to widen the appeal of the online video service.

With a rising number of games consoles, set-top boxes and internet-ready televisions being plugged into broadband connections, the BBC believes that iPlayer viewing on television will overtake that on computers in the next few years.

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Tech news from around the web:

Comcast is to offer discounted Internet service and computers to low-income families, Mashable reports. The program, called Internet Essentials, will “provide low-cost access to the Internet and affordable computers as well as digital literacy training to families with children who are eligible to receive free lunches under the National School Lunch Program,” the company said on its blogRead more