Friday, June 23, 2006

C4 to Simulcast from June 27th

Soon you'll be able to watch Channel 4 live for free through your computer.

The new broadband simulcast will be available to PC users from 27th June via the website. To access the content users will need to register at

Users will be able to access a streamed live version of the Channel 4 schedule, allowing them to watch Channel 4's flagship commissioned shows at the same time as their TV transmission.

The service will not include acquired programmes and films and will carry the same commercials as the Channel 4 TV service. Where Channel 4 programming is not available a loop of Channel 4 promotions will be broadcast.

Tuesday, June 20, 2006

Twenty Major explicitly podcasts

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Dirty Dave makes random phone calls from Twenty Major's gaff in Dublin, while the rss file does not carry an explicit tag <itunes:explicit> the iTunes directory is flagging the cast as explicit. Of high production quality, Dave is getting the best out of garageband, he might invest in a telephone hybrid, once the ad men notice that Twenty's cast in in the top 25 of the comedy section.

EP 2. Dirty Dave calls up a number of pizza restaurants and asks them if he can put his own ingredient on a Hawaiian pizza. The ingredient is slices of cured snake meat. Surely they'll all say no...

EP 1. Dirty Dave calls up the Church of Scientology to try and get Tom Cruise to appear at the gala opening of the Dublin branch which he has just set up.

Tuesday, June 13, 2006

Radio Caroline on 0199

From this week Radio Caroline is accessible via Sky's Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) on 0199. "your tuned to 199, your all day music station" Caroline started in 1964 and has a colourful past. the legend lives on see; thanks to Graham for the tip of last Friday.

Wednesday, June 07, 2006

Persuaders Marketing

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The Irish based Persuaders Marketing Podcast (with Alex Gibson) has become the No. 1 downloaded marketing podcast worldwide. The ranking is based on the Apple iTunes directory. The Podcast features extracts from the weekly radio show, The Persuaders, and can be found here and can be subscribed to in iTunes directory.

Saturday, June 03, 2006

University of Ulster time shift

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[Marie Foy @ Belfast writes] Students at the University of Ulster can now listen to their professors as well as pop on their ipods thanks to a new hi-tech web link.

Students, staff and alumni can now sign up for a free iTunes-enabled podcast service so they can listen to highlights from the life and work of the university on their computers, iPods and mp3 players - wherever and whenever they like.

The first batch of five podcasts includes interviews and presentations from the university's arts, research and business portfolios, as well as keynote addresses on topics of national and international importance. more..