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UPDATE: Virgin Media launches TiVo Android and Harry Potter apps, iOS app to follow

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Update 12.07.11

In addition to its Android/iOS control app (see below), Virgin Media has also developed a Harry Potter app for its TiVo cable TV service.

To celebrate the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 on July 15th, the app will be added to TiVo's Apps and Games section.

Designed in conjunction with Warner Bros, the app gives TiVo users quick access to the Six Harry Potter films on Virgin Media through a dedicated collector's folder.

There's also a selection of additional Harry Potter content.

Published 11.07.11

Virgin Media has today launched an Android smartphone app for its TiVo video-on-demand service, and says an iOS4 version for iPhones/iPads will follow soon.

The app allows customers to browse Virgin's TV guide, see what's on over the next seven days and remotely set recordings from their mobile device.

It's available now from the Android Market Place, and will be coming soon to the Apple App Store.

Users can personalise the app by creating a list of their favourite channels.

For those who don't have a smartphone, Virgin Media's TV guide for mobile web is available at: m.virginmedia.com/tvguide.

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Andy Clough

Andy is Global Brand Director of What Hi-Fi? and has been a technology journalist for 30 years. During that time he has covered everything from VHS and Betamax, MiniDisc and DCC to CDi, Laserdisc and 3D TV, and any number of other formats that have come and gone. He loves nothing better than a good old format war. Andy edited several hi-fi and home cinema magazines before relaunching whathifi.com in 2008 and helping turn it into the global success it is today. When not listening to music or watching TV, he spends far too much of his time reading about cars he can't afford to buy.