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Equinux Tizi iPhone TV tuner

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Meanwhile, back at the ranch, Freeview reception in my own home in central London was non-existent and, however cumbersome, without the ability to connect to the larger aerial on my roof the Tizi was simply no use at all for watching TV at home.

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Nice idea, but the fixed antenna could be a problem for some

Verdict

The Tizi is a perfectly good option for watching live TV on an iPhone or iPad – as long as you’re in a location that has very good Freeview reception. That’s the case with most Freeview tuners, of course, but most conventional tuners also have the ability to connect to an external aerial as well. The fact that the Tizi relies solely on its own modest 6in aerial limits its usefulness here in the UK, where Freeview reception still varies widely across the country. ®

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Equinux Tizi

Equinux Tizi iPhone TV tuner

Neatly designed TV tuner made for iOS4 devices.
Price: £150 RRP

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