Want to set a recording but away from home? Sky customers have had the capability for years and now Virgin's TiVo customers will enjoy a similar service.
Go to www.virginmedia.com/tvguide, log in to your account and you'll see an on-screen version of the EPG. Find the programme you want, click on it and then select 'record this episode' or 'record the whole series'. You get a confirmation back that the recording has been sent. Can't test it myself as still no TiVo, but not long now (hopefully)