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Don’t worry if you nod off during Doctor Who Christmas special, this wristband will record it for you

Don’t worry if you nod off during Doctor Who Christmas special, this wristband will record it for you

By 19 December 2014

Virgin Media has teamed with a couple of schoolboy inventors to come up with KipstR wristband, a 3D-printed device that will automatically set a Virgin Media TiVo box to record when the wearer falls asleep. Designed as part of Virgin Media's Switched... >>

Virgin Media TiVo users get significantly better Netflix experience

Virgin Media TiVo users get significantly better Netflix experience

By 12 December 2014

It's been a year since Virgin Media launched a Netflix application for its TiVo set-top-box, even adding an access channel in its electronic programme guide. However, although the paid TV platform is one of few to offer the service on its device, it has... >>

Why is my Virgin Media broadband not working? A reason why web pages are hanging

Why is my Virgin Media broadband not working? A reason why web pages are hanging

By 21 November 2014

Virgin Media customers might find that although they have a good internet connection they can't access web pages, with a "web page not available" message popping up instead of the site they wish to visit. Skype, email and other connectivity functions... >>

Ofcom opens investigation into £4.5 billion Premier League TV rights after Virgin Media complaint

Ofcom opens investigation into £4.5 billion Premier League TV rights after Virgin Media complaint

By 18 November 2014

Ofcom has announced that it will be investigating the sale of live TV rights for the FA Premier League under the competition act. It follows a complaint by Virgin Media that Brits are getting a poor deal compared to fans in other European nations. The... >>

How to get Wi-Fi on the London Tube for free

How to get Wi-Fi on the London Tube for free

By 3 November 2014

Having launched to help visitors to the 2012 London Olympics stay connected on their travels, Virgin Media's Tube Wi-Fi network has become a standard service for commuters and passengers alike over the intervening years. And thanks to deals with the networks,... >>

Virgin Media free Wi-Fi now available in 150 London Tube stations, including Richmond and Wimbledon

Virgin Media free Wi-Fi now available in 150 London Tube stations, including Richmond and Wimbledon

By 3 November 2014

Free Wi-Fi is now available in 150 London Underground stations after a further six were added to the network. With 270 Tube stations in the capital in total, that still leaves some way to go before the entire system is covered, but passengers in Wimbledon... >>

New Virgin Media TiVo interface update revealed, coming October

New Virgin Media TiVo interface update revealed, coming October

By 12 September 2014

Virgin Media has a new user interface coming for its TiVo set-top box, and the first customers will see it next week. There has been a shift in design to reflect the change in Virgin Media's branding, but importantly the new interface moves to HTML5. ... >>

Vodafone latest to ditch Phones4u as partner, just EE and Virgin Media left

Vodafone latest to ditch Phones4u as partner, just EE and Virgin Media left

By 1 September 2014

Phones4u has been left reeling after Vodafone is the latest big name network to announce it will not be renewing its partnership. Having already lost O2 in January, the UK high street retailer can now only offer its customers contracts from EE (T-Mobile... >>

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... >>

Sky Sports free to Sky, TalkTalk and Virgin Media customers for Premier League first day

Sky Sports free to Sky, TalkTalk and Virgin Media customers for Premier League first day

By 12 August 2014

Anyone signed up to Sky, TalkTalk or Virgin Media will be able to enjoy Sky Sports for free on Saturday 16 August. The start of the Barclays Premier League kicks off on Saturday and Sky wants everyone in the football spirit, so it's giving away coverage... >>


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