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Elgato Tivizen

Elgato Tivizen iOS Wi-Fi TV tuner

Review If the pictures of Elgato's Tivizen TV tuner look familiar, it's probably because you read Reg Hardware's review of the similarly named Tizi, from Equinux, back in February. The reason the two gadgets look the same is because they are the same: a product called Tivizen and made by South Korean company Valups. Elgato Tivizen …
Tony Smith, 4 May 2011
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Elgato outs Wi-Fi TV tuner for iDevices

TV tuner specialist Elgato has released an own-brand version of the Tizi Wi-Fi-linked Freeview receiver for iOS devices. Elgato Tivizen Elgato calls its box the Tivizen, but it seems identical to rival tuner firm Equinux's Tizi - reviewed here. The battery powered tuner picks up digital Freeview channels and relays them to …
Tony Smith, 13 Apr 2011
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iPad gets portable TV tuner

You can now watch Freeview shows on your iPad or iPhone - on the move. Making mobile telly possible is Tizi, a gadget from Equinux which combines DVB-T tuner, Wi-Fi hotspot and a battery to keep them both ticking over. Equinux Tizi The £150 device picks up programmes and streams them over Wi-Fi to an app running on your …
Tony Smith, 14 Dec 2010
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Elgato adds 3G streaming to TV-on-iPhone app

Elgato has updated its EyeTV iPhone app to allow users to stream digital TV over 3G connections. EyeTV previously could only relay programmes sent over a Wi-Fi network by a Mac running Elgato's TV tuner software, also called EyeTV. But Apple has relaxed the rules about pumping data out over the mobile phone networks, and EyeTV …
Elgato EyeTV Netstream DTT

Elgato Netstream DTT networkable TV tuner

Review Elgato has made some darn fine TV tuners in its time, and its Eye TV DVR software remains a key Mac media application, but sometimes you have to question its wisdom. Why release a brand new tuner in the UK without supporting the free-to-air terrestrially broadcast HD TV platform? The EyeTV NetStream DDT, you see, won't pick up …
Tony Smith, 5 Apr 2010
Elgato EyeTV DTT Deluxe

Elgato DTT Deluxe

Review Elgato's previous EyeTV DTT Deluxe, which we reviewed in September 2008, was heralded as the world's smallest USB TV tuner. Just over a year on, and the company has launched a second record breaking tuner - one that's about half the size of its predecessor. Elgato EyeTV DTT Deluxe Elgato's EyeTV DTT Deluxe: ridiculously …
Tony Smith, 7 Nov 2009

Hauppauge pitches Pay TV add-on for PCs

Want to watch Pay TV on your PC? If so, Hauppauge's new WinTV-CI is here to help. It's an add-on for the company's range of WinTV tuners that allows you to plug in a Common Access Module (CAM) and signal-uncscrambling smartcard. The WinTV-CI links the WinTV tuner to a range of third-party CAM modules, such as AlphaCrypt, Conax …
Tony Smith, 17 Jan 2008

Elgato TV-on-Mac box tunes into hardware encoding

TV-on-a-Mac specialist Elgato has released its first USB-connected tuner that also takes the heavy work of encoding analogue video away from the host computer. Elgato EyeTV 250 Plus Elgato's EyeTV 250 Plus: MPEG encoding hardware built in The EyeTV 250 Plus incorporates two tuners: a digital one that's compatible with …
Tony Smith, 17 Aug 2007

How to watch TV on your PC

Feature Watching TV used to be a passive affair: you sat back and watched whatever happened to be on. These days, passivity is passé. Digital Video Recorder (DVR) set-top boxes can pick up programmes beamed out from a terrestrial transmitter, sent via satellite or pumped down a cable and save them on a hard drive so you begin watching …
Leo Waldock, 14 Aug 2007

ExpressCard 34 digital TV tuners debut in Japan

Travelling to Japan with your ExpressCard-equipped notebook? Then you may care to sample the delights of the nation's bizarre - by Western standards - telly programming with local supplier Sanwa's new ExpressCard 34 digital TV tuners. Sanwa ExpressCard 34 Japanese TV tuners Sanwa's ExpressCard Japanese TV tuners for Mac ( …
Tony Smith, 14 Jun 2007

Apple set to axe Mac Mini?

Apple's diminutive Mac Mini is due to be discontinued, it has been claimed, quite possibly the victim of the even smaller but no less Mac OS X friendly Apple TV. According to an AppleInsider report, Apple sources claim the Mini's for the chop - maybe after a near-term upgrade, or maybe sooner. If the allegation is true, it's …
Tony Smith, 25 May 2007

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