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Big ISPs to start sending out piracy warning letters

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The big four internet service providers (ISP) in the UK have agreed to voluntarily begin sending out warning letters to customers that are suspected of piracy. That means customers of Sky, BT, Virgin Media and TalkTalk may now receive a warning if their IP address is thought to be involved …

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Sky and Virgin to broadcast 24 hour eSports channel

eSports is constantly growing and while some matches have been broadcast on US TV, the same experiments haven’t quite made their way to the UK yet- well until now. Sky and Virgin are set to host a 24-hour eSports TV channel this year, known as ‘Ginx eSports’, which will broadcast …

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Virgin may one day compete directly with Uber

One of the more head scratching moves made by local governments and authorities in looking to deal with the destabilising effect the Uber ride-hailing company has had on the traditional transport business, is restricting it. Transport for London famously pushed for a five minute minimum wait time for customers to …

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Virgin puts Wi-Fi in Buckinghamshire pavement

Although rural areas are gradually getting access to 3G and 4G services, coverage outside of cities and large townships still isn’t great. One solution that Virgin is trying out in the small market-town of Chesham, Buckinghamshire, is what it’s calling “smart pavements.” It involves the creation of public Wi-Fi stations …

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Virgin Galactic to resume test flights to space

Virgin Galactic is set to resume its rocket powered test flights, bringing consumer level space travel closer to reality after remaining fairly inactive throughout 2014. This means that passengers who made a $250,000 reservation to fly into space on a Virgin Galactic flight may not be left waiting too much …

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Virgin Galactic goes supersonic at 71,000 feet

Ever the dreamer, Richard Branson continues to push forward on the idea of affordable space flight with another test of the amazing looking Virgin Galactic craft. This time we have video. KitGuru dons a fishing bowl for added effect. From the time he was a scrawny teenager, watching Neil Armstrong …

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Virgin Media launches on-demand Android app

If you’re a Virgin Media customer, then this will probably interest you. The cable provider has just launched its own Android app to rival Sky Go. The ‘TV Anywhere’ app is now available across a range of Android tablets and phones as well as all IOS devices. help coursework Virgin’s …

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Why doesn’t BT have the Vision?

One of the larger technology sites recently ran a poll to find out where enthusiasts go for their TV entertainment. The options given were skewed heavily in favour of British respondents, but while most of the results could be categorised as predictable – one sticks out a mile. KitGuru ponders …

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Richard Branson to head underwater on latest adventures

Richard Branson, business guru and entrepreneur has detailed that he has abandoned his balloon flight exploits to focus on exploring the deepest parts of the world’s oceans with a new jet styled submarine. This 18 foot vessel can travel down 36,000 feet below the surface and is part of the …

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Book your place in space with Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic, the company owned by mogul Richard Branson  has successfully completed its first live ‘demo’, successfully dropping a rocketplane from 45,000 feet to make a glide landing. Richard Branson said “I watched the world’s first manned commercial spaceship landing on the runway at Mojave Air and Space Port and …

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Mobile Phone Buying Guide

Blackberry, iPhone or Smartphone – which is best?  With the most attractive contracts running around 2 years, your next choice could be with you for a very long time. KitGuru opens the lid on mobiles to help you decide, which one’s best for me? Technologies If you type a lot, …

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