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Posts about "Teletext"
In the early hours of Wednesday 14 November, an entire town lost something no one else has lost. Teletext and Ceefax.
Also known as "Andrew can't think of anything to write about, so he cops out and just scours the search logs to see if there's anything funny in there".
Today saw the end of one of the great usability problems of digital text. Yes, you can now press the TEXT button on ITV1 and something actually happens.
With page numbers about to launch on BBCi, I spent some time this morning lurking around some of the more 'opinionated' (read 'full of know-it-alls') message boards, seeing what people have been saying about the idea coming to the service.
Teletext has been in a bit of a limbo land on digital and questions had to be asked as to whether it could even survive in the digital land. Recent developments do seem to give it a chance...