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Virgin Media TiVo subscribers get dedicated Eurosport app in time for French Open tennis

Virgin Media TiVo subscribers get dedicated Eurosport app in time for French Open tennis

By 23 May 2014

Virgin Media has partnered with Eurosport to offer a dedicated application for sports content from the broadcaster on its TiVo platform. The app is available on UK TiVo boxes from today and it provides access to streamed video content from the Eurosport... >>

Blockbuster won’t die hard, it’s doing a Dawn of the Dead and returning to prove you can live twice

Blockbuster won’t die hard, it’s doing a Dawn of the Dead and returning to prove you can live twice

By 28 February 2014

Just when you thought Blockbuster had received the last nail in its coffin, the entertainment chain has reappeared. Since shutting down in December 2013 Blockbuster has been licensed by Dish Network Corporation. The company plans to rebrand its Crash... >>

Virgin Media now has two million TiVo subscribers, half its TV customers

Virgin Media now has two million TiVo subscribers, half its TV customers

By 12 February 2014

Virgin Media has announced that its TiVo service is now subscribed to by two million households in the UK. With almost four million TV subscribers in total, that means that half or more of them now use a TiVo box rather than the older V+ or V HD boxes... >>

TiVo strongly denies rumours suggesting it's leaving the hardware business

TiVo strongly denies rumours suggesting it's leaving the hardware business

By 23 January 2014

TiVo, the maker of DVR boxes whose subscriber count has been dropping, has recently laid off the majority of its hardware team to focus on cloud and software products, according to Wired. The company is said to be keeping two engineers to focus on support... >>

BBC brings enhanced Connected Red Button service to Samsung and Sony Smart TVs, LG to follow

BBC brings enhanced Connected Red Button service to Samsung and Sony Smart TVs, LG to follow

By 10 January 2014

The BBC has officially launched a beta version of its Connected Red Button service to selected Samsung and Sony Smart TVs. It will also become available on a range of LG Smart TVs in the next few months. Previously available only on Virgin Media TiVo... >>

Virgin Media adds YouTube to channel listing, sits between CBS Drama and Yesterday

Virgin Media adds YouTube to channel listing, sits between CBS Drama and Yesterday

By 24 February 2013

Virgin Media has given its YouTube app on the company's TiVo box its own channel. Go to channel 198 now and you'll get a portal to zip straight through to YouTube without having to hunt it down in the app section of the menu system. Unfortunately, that... >>

New BBC connected red button pictures and hands-on: Virgin Media TiVo first, then YouView in 2013

New BBC connected red button pictures and hands-on: Virgin Media TiVo first, then YouView in 2013

By 4 December 2012

The BBC has relaunched its red button service - initially as a Virgin Media TiVo box exclusive - bringing increased amounts of content, a more streamlined experience and catch up capabilities. Called the "connected red button", the new BBC service lets... >>

Hands-on: Virgin TV Anywhere app review (iOS)

Hands-on: Virgin TV Anywhere app review (iOS)

By 7 November 2012

Virgin Media has finally launched its second-screen companion application for its TiVo box service on iPhone, iPod touch and iPad as it looks to take its fight with Sky beyond the television screen and into the world of supportive apps. Virgin TV Anywhere... >>

TiVo Stream hits US on 6 September, coming to UK?

TiVo Stream hits US on 6 September, coming to UK?

By 29 August 2012

TiVo is about to launch its TiVo Stream box in the US, a device that allows subscribers to its service to stream HD recordings or live TV from their main set-top-box to iOS devices: the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. An Android application is also "in the... >>

Virgin Media pimps out beach hut to be gadget lovers' dream holiday destination

Virgin Media pimps out beach hut to be gadget lovers' dream holiday destination

By 21 August 2012

British holidaymakers may have been looking for sunnier climes abroad this summer (at least, until the freakish heatwave we've just gone through), but Virgin Media has come up with a plan to attract them back to the beaches of the UK: cram a beach hut... >>