Feeds

Wii web update wallops BBC iPlayer

Not one of Auntie's bloomers

Top 5 reasons to deploy VMware with Tegile

Nintendo’s latest Wii system software update “has caused BBC iPlayer to stop working”, the broadcaster has confirmed.

The update went live on 1 September and was designed to bring support for Flash 8 to the console’s Internet Channel, according to Nintendo.

But Wii owners have since filled up forums with complaints that the update has pressed pause on iPlayer functionality.

Grumbles range from the complete unavailability of the channel to programmes “going down” half way through. One disgruntled gamer described how, when browsing iPlayer by channel, lists were empty and scroll buttons don’t work.

A Nintendo spokeswoman was unaware of the issue. But the BBC told us: “We are currently investigating and hope to resolve the issues with the iPlayer website."

Anyone who hasn’t yet downloaded the Wii’s most recent update should still be able to access iPlayer without any problems, the BBC added. ®

Intelligent flash storage arrays

More from The Register

next story
All aboard the Poo Bus! Ding ding, route Number Two departing
Only another three days of pooing and I can have a ride!
Ford's B-Max: Fiesta-based runaround that goes THUNK
... when you close the slidey doors, that is ...
Official: European members prefer to fondle Apple iPads
Only 7 of 50 parliamentarians plump for Samsung Galaxy S
Fujitsu CTO: We'll be 3D-printing tech execs in 15 years
Fleshy techie disses network neutrality, helmet-less motorcyclists
Space Commanders rebel as Elite:Dangerous kills offline mode
Frontier cops an epic kicking in its own forums ahead of December revival
Nexus 7 fandroids tell of salty taste after sucking on Google's Lollipop
Web giant looking into why version 5.0 of Android is crippling older slabs
prev story

Whitepapers

Why and how to choose the right cloud vendor
The benefits of cloud-based storage in your processes. Eliminate onsite, disk-based backup and archiving in favor of cloud-based data protection.
Forging a new future with identity relationship management
Learn about ForgeRock's next generation IRM platform and how it is designed to empower CEOS's and enterprises to engage with consumers.
Reg Reader Research: SaaS based Email and Office Productivity Tools
Read this Reg reader report which provides advice and guidance for SMBs towards the use of SaaS based email and Office productivity tools.
Getting ahead of the compliance curve
Learn about new services that make it easy to discover and manage certificates across the enterprise and how to get ahead of the compliance curve.
Top 5 reasons to deploy VMware with Tegile
Data demand and the rise of virtualization is challenging IT teams to deliver storage performance, scalability and capacity that can keep up, while maximizing efficiency.