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Tom Oldham: After 22 years of using Canon professionally I've switched to Nikon, here's why

Tom Oldham: After 22 years of using Canon professionally I've switched to Nikon, here's why

By 19 August 2014

During the Virgin Media V Festival last year Pocket-lint shadowed official photographer Tom Oldham from stage to stage, trying our own hand at gig photography and finding out it's not as easy as you might think. And the year before we interviewed him... >>

In at the deep end: Pocket-lint takes on festival gig photography

In at the deep end: Pocket-lint takes on festival gig photography

By 30 August 2013

It's weird how things work out. One minute we're pitching an idea to Virgin Media about tailing one of its Louder Lounge photographers at the V Festival in order to learn how to take crowd and celebrity photographs on the fly, the next we're thrust into... >>

Virgin Media using custom smartphone apps to maintain free Wi-Fi at V Festival 2013

Virgin Media using custom smartphone apps to maintain free Wi-Fi at V Festival 2013

By 13 August 2013

Virgin Media has been providing free superfast wireless internet at the V Festival for several years now, but has made steps to ensure that this weekend's event has the best signals yet. Congestion can often lead to areas that can't connect or slow down... >>

What does it take to photograph the V Festival? 12 DSLRs and 100GB for starters

What does it take to photograph the V Festival? 12 DSLRs and 100GB for starters

By 22 August 2012

The annual Virgin Media V Festival is two days of fun and frivolities across two UK sites: Hylands Park in Essex and Weston Park in Staffordshire. More than 40 acts, solo artists and bands appear on the four stages at each venue each day and, at Hylands... >>

Pocket-lint Podcast #97 - Virgin Media V Festival 2012

Pocket-lint Podcast #97 - Virgin Media V Festival 2012

By 17 August 2012

A bit of a departure for the podcast this week as the team report from the swanky and exclusive Virgin Media Louder Lounge in Hylands Park, Chelmsford, on the eve of the V Festival. They discuss their favourite festival gadgets, which festival technology... >>

APP OF THE DAY: V Festival 2011 review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: V Festival 2011 review (Android)

By 19 August 2011

Wellies at the ready people - it's a festival weekend and rain is forecast. And whilst the V Festival, which kicks off in Chelmsford and Stafford on Saturday, may have the odd shower playing havoc with your latest TOWIE hairstyle, you can still stay organised... >>

V Festival TiVo app fires up on Virgin Media

V Festival TiVo app fires up on Virgin Media

By 10 August 2011

Virgin Media is pumping up the volume ahead of the V Festival weekend with the release of a dedicated app on its TiVo boxes. Designed to sit alongside the V coverage that Channel 4 will be offering up, the app will give non-V goers the chance to see extra... >>

Free Wi-Fi for all at Virgin Media V Festival

Free Wi-Fi for all at Virgin Media V Festival

By 20 August 2010

This year's V Festival, happening this weekend in the UK in both Chelmsford (Hyland's Park) and Staffordshire (Weston Park), will be the first time that attendees can hook up to the Internet, in order to Tweet, post pics and vids and generally keep up... >>

Nokia gets in the festival spirit with special edition V handsets

Nokia gets in the festival spirit with special edition V handsets

By 24 June 2010

The festival season is well and truly underway. The Isle of Wight has been and gone (not the island, just the festival) and campers at Glastonbury will no doubt be getting out of their tiny minds as this post goes live. On 21 August, the V Festival at... >>


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