Virgin Media’s TV Anywhere catch-up service is now available on over 30 Android devices from the five-star LG G3 to the budget-friendly EE Kestrel.
The latest update to Virgin’s streaming service also coincides with the launch of seven Sky channels – Sky 1, Sky 2, Sky Living, Sky Living It, Sky Arts 1, Sky News and Sky Sports News – on TV Anywhere.
Amazon Kindle Fire tablets from the second-gen Kindle Fire HD 7 to 2013 Kindle Fire HDX‘s can also download the app from Google Play.
The streaming service that lets Virgin TV subscribers watch their TV shows on the go is now available to use on over 130 Android phones and tablets.
We’ve got the full list of the latest Android devices to be enabled for Virgin TV Anywhere:
|LG G3||Acer Iconia A500||Archos 80 Helium 4G|
|LG Optimus 4X HD||Acer Iconia A510||Archos 101 titanium Tablet|
|Sony Xperia ZR||Acer Iconia A700||Asus Transformer Pad TF300T|
|Alcatel Idol S||HP Slate 7||Kindle Fire HDX, 2013, 7″ Wi-Fi (3rd gen)|
|HTC One Mini 2||Kobo Arc||Kindle Fire HDX, 2013, 7″ WAN|
|HTC Desire 610||Kobo Arc 7||Kindle Fire HD 7″ 3rd Gen|
|Huawei Ascend G6 4G / EE Kestrel||Kobo Arc 7 HD||Kindle Fire HDX, 2013, 8.9″ Wi-Fi|
|Asus Padfone 2||Kobo Arc 10 HD||Kindle Fire HDX, 2013, 8.9″ WAN|
|Sumvision Cyclone Odyssey||HP Slate 7||Kindle Fire HD 7 (2nd gen)|
|Acer Iconia A200||Kobo Arc||Kindle Fire HD 8.9 WAN (2nd gen)|
|Acer Iconia A210||Lenovo Yoga 10 HD Plus||Kindle Fire HD 8.9 Wi-Fi (2nd gen)|
It’s worth mentioning that by ‘enabled’, Virgin Media means that you’ll be able to download the TV Anywhere app on Google Play on these following devices, install the app and use it. The devices are not 100 per cent fully supported, as Virgin Media hasn’t (and isn’t) able to test out TV Anywhere. Devices that are enabled are however considered to be solid enough to run TV Anywhere without breaking a sweat.
As well as letting you stream TV shows on your phone or tablet, TV Anywhere also lets you set and delete recordings on your TiVo box as well as see what’s on TV and change series links, if you’ve mistakenly set a recording for Utopia on regular Channel 4 and not Channel 4 HD (what were you thinking?).
Older phones and tablets that aren’t up to the job of streaming TV can still download Virgin TV Anywhere from Google Play and make use of the TiVo remote management features. These devices are:
|HTC Desire X||Samsung Galaxy Ace||Sony Xperia U|
|Motorola RAZRi (XT890)||Samsung Galaxy Fame S||ZTE Blade III|
|Motorola RAZRi (XT890i)||Sony Xperia L||Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1|
Virgin TV Anywhere is now available on 137 devices – 73 phones and 64 tablets – in some form or other. You can download it for free from Google Play now.
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