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Virgin TiVo boxes can now access media stored in the cloud

Virgin Media customers might be at least vaguely familiar with "Cloud," the company's thoughtfully named cloud storage service. Anyone on Branson's books gets 5GB free, with up to nine other members of the household getting the same amount of space to upload files and back-up mobile devices to. Show More Summary

Virgin Media's "plain text password" problem

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Hacker News noticed that Virgin Media's staff can view users' passwords. However, it may be just in reference to a temporary ones issued for phone support—though Virgin isn't responding in any hurry to the concerns. Read the rest

Virgin Media bring Virgin Media Cloud app to Windows Phone

Virgin Media has released their Cloud storage app for Windows Phone. The app is for Virgin Broadband customers and lets you: Store and access content from PCs, Macs, smartphones and tablets Back up from an unlimited number of devices Arrange your stored files into folders Share files with family and friends Virgin Broadband customers can […]

Deal Alert: Lumia 435 now only £9.99 on PAYGO Upgrade

If you are on Pay as You Go on O2, Vodafone and Virgin Media and have had your phone for more than 6 months you can now upgrade to a brand-new Lumia 435 for only £9.99 at the Carphone Warehouse. The handset, designed to be super affordable, features the whole Windows Phone experience, including 1 GB […]

20,000 tickets to EGX 2015 already sold, variety of day and full event passes still available

Tickets for this year’s EGX have hit the 20,000 sold mark within two weeks of being on sale. This means one quarter of tickets have been sold, including 100% of the Virgin Media Early Entry and Saturday and Sunday Early Entry tickets. At present, Friday Early Entry tickets are extremely limited, however; there are still […]

UK mobile operators will limit bills from stolen phones to £100

Five UK mobile networks – EE, O2, Three, Virgin Media and Vodafone – have agreed to limit the bill customers could face if their phones are stolen. Under a voluntary agreement with the Department of Culture, Media and Sport, the companies...Show More Summary

Virgin Media customers finally get access to Sky Sports' Android app

As part of its tie-up with Sky, Virgin Media has been letting subscribers use their logins to access Sky Sports and Sky Movies. Apple users gained access to both services in August last year, while Android device owners have had to make do with Sky's movie streaming app. Show More Summary

Virgin Customers Targeted in New Porn Piracy Shakedown

Virgin Media subscribers in the UK are being shaken down over alleged porn downloads by a Cyprus-based company. Worryingly, letter recipients are invited to ring a premium rate number for advice and the website operated by the company is not only non-functional but also has improper registration information. Show More Summary

Virgin's small-cell networks to improve 4G coverage in the UK's biggest cities

The UK government has been pretty vocal about carriers needing to improve network coverage in rural areas, but that's not to say everything's hunky-dory in some of the UK's biggest cities. That's why Virgin Media Business -- the part of Branson's emp...

UK government wants to bring 3G and 4G coverage to London Tubes

In the future, you might be able to tweet, read your emails and stream music on the London Underground without using Virgin Media's WiFi service. As part of new proposals to boost the capital's economy, the UK government has revealed its desire to br...

Virgin Media to spend £3bn on connecting 4 million UK homes to 152Mbps broadband

Virgin Media will spend around £3 billion on increasing the footprint of its broadband network in the UK and increasing the overall speeds for users. Announced today, the plan will see Virgin’s 152Mbps service extended to areas not within...Show More Summary

Virgin Media spending £3 billion on 'superfast' broadband in UK

LONDON — The UK has some of the slowest broadband speeds in Europe. It means Virgin Media's announcement Friday to invest heavily in the broadband infrastructure will be welcomed by anyone who has struggled to download a file or stream...Show More Summary

Virgin Media promises £3 billion to bring fibre to another four million homes

A lot of us can enjoy the increased speeds available with fibre-optic broadband, but there are quite a lot of people who are not so lucky. In the near future those people will be able to turn to Virgin Media for help, because it’s promised £3 billion to extend its fibre coverage. Show More Summary

Virgin Media's investing £3 billion to bring broadband to 4 million more homes

While Virgin Media has consistently beat BT's broadband speeds, the cable supplier's growth has been hampered by availability. BT's copper and fibre networks blanket most of the UK, whereas Virgin Media's coverage remains limited to specific towns an...

Virgin Media Saves Voicemail A Widower Thought He’d Lost Forever: See The Moving Video

Virgin Media was recently doing “technical work” that resulted in a very heartbreaking moment for one pensioner in the U.K., according to a report from the BBC. Stan Beaton, 68, had lost his wife Ruby in 2003 after many years of marriage. Show More Summary

Virgin Media fails to stop the Premier League's next TV rights auction

Virgin Media really doesn't like the way Premier League TV rights are auctioned in the UK. It's already filed a complaint with Ofcom, which argued that the skyrocketing bids from Sky and BT, coupled with the low number of televised fixtures, is havin...

Virgin Media now offers all Sky Sports channels in HD

If you have Virgin TV hooked up in your home and you're equally obsessed with sport and pixels, you might find a couple of surprises the next time you reach for the remote. To celebrate the New Year, Virgin has just added Sky News HD and Sky Sports N...

KipstR Wristband Starts TiVo Recording When You Fall Asleep: Blue Collar Band

5 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : technabob

Earlier this year we saw a Netflix and Fitbit hack that pauses the video when the viewer falls asleep. Virgin Media’s KipstR wristband is a very similar device, but it works with TiVo instead of Netflix.…

Science Has Figured Out How To Pause The TV When You Fall Asleep

We finally have the technology to make our televisions pause when we fall asleep while watching television. Virgin Media is bringing us this amazing advancement in TV binging technology. Click To Continue Reading

Virgin Media’s new wearable controls your TV if you fall asleep

It’s likely that there have been many occasions where you’ve drifted off while watching TV, missing parts of your favourite programme in the process. Thankfully this new wearable from Virgin Media means that’s no longer going to be a problem. Show More Summary

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