As far as misfortunes go, being Canadian and never having heard of the National Film Board has to be on par with loving the NFB and never having installed the NFB Films app on your tablet or phone. Both a crying shame, but altogether...
We've just released updates for both our iPad and iPhone apps. The changes, outlined below, are a direct result of your feedback and suggestions. Thank you for helping us build the best apps we can.
Both the iPhone and iPad apps allow you to:
The NFB’s iPhone App has been nominated for a Webby Award in the category of Mobile Web/Best Use of Mobile Video and Waterlife has been nominated in 3 categories: Society/Education, Media/Movie and Film and Society/Green.
The Webbys are one of the few major awards that...
This morning, we're loving this very thorough review of our iPhone app by Max, the enterprising young host of App Store Reviewers. Jump to about 1:50 to see his review, where he calls the app "amazing" and "wicked".
Right on the heels of being named the Best Content App of 2009 by the Apple Blog, iTunes has approved version 1.1 of our app.
Download it here.
One of the more exciting updates is that you can now store films to Watch Later on...
The NFB VIDEOMATIC teller (circa 1980) was less portable and took up more bandwidth than the current version of the NFB iPhone app.
Indeed, many of the same films were offered back then!
So here's what the NFB iPhone app can do:
*WATCH hundreds of NFB movies on your iPhone. Most of the films available on NFB.ca are encoded for the iPhone. Soon all of them will be available.
*WATCH LATER - We wanted to make an app that...