• Here Are The First Connected Home Devices For Apple’s HomeKit

    Here Are The First Connected Home Devices For Apple’s HomeKit

    Apple’s HomeKit is finally starting to roll out to actual consumers, via the first crop of HomeKit-enabled accessories from third-party manufacturers. This means you’ll soon be able to get your hands on a range of products for the connected home that work with Siri on your iOS device, and that you’ll be able to do so as soon as today, since some of the new HomeKit… Read More

  • Elgato Thunderbolt 2 Dock Review

    Elgato Thunderbolt 2 Dock Review

    Thunderbolt is one of those tech innovations with a lot of promise, but not much felt effect for the average user. Thunderbolt docks can change that, and the new Elgato Thunderbolt 2 dock promises a much more complete upgrade vs. the Thunderbolt docks of years past. With USB charging, 4K output via the HDMI port, both audio out and microphone in ports, plus three USB 3.0 ports and a… Read More

  • Elgato's EyeTV now blocks the World Cup's vuvuzela

    How can you hate on the vuvuzela? Here’s another option if you’re one of those people who hate the sound of the vuvuzela during the World Cup. Elgato, makers of EyeTV 3, have developed a filter that blocks out the sound of the horns. You’ll need the latest version of EyeTV, mind you. My advice? Embrace the vuvuzela! It’s all part of the fun~! Read More

  • Elgato EyeTV lets you watch live TV on your iPad

    Elgato’s EyeTV just got a little more useful. The company has made TV tuners for Macs for years but now you can send the stream from any one of their tuners to the EyeTV iPad or iPhone app, allowing you to watch TV over Wi-Fi and 3G. The App is available for $4.99 and supports most Elgato products including the Elgato Turbo.264 HD converter that converts live streams into compressed… Read More

  • elgato EyeTV HD DVR for Mac easily makes iPad-compatible versions of your favorite TV shows

    Mac users may get a kick out of this, the elgato EyeTV HD. It’s a DVR solution that works with your cable and satellite channels, sending everything to your Mac instead of a plain ol’ TV. From there you can watch or edit whatever you’ve recorded. Easy as pie. Read More

  • New Elgato EyeTV hybrid is smaller, more compatible

    Elgato just released the updated version of their USB tuner, the EyeTV. This new version has been resized (smaller) and added compatibility with Windows 7, making it ideal for that HTPC project you’ve been thinking about. Read More

  • Elgato intros the inexpensive EyeTV One ATSC TV tuner

    There simply isn’t that many easy ways to get live OTA HDTV on your computer while there is a ton and a half available for the now-defunct analog signals. But Elgato just announced the low-cost — and low feature — EyeTV One ATSC TV Tuner that brings one more solution to the table. Don’t run over to Amazon and buy this Windows and OS X device just yet. You might not want… Read More

  • Elgato's HDHomeRun: HDTV On Your Mac

    It’s one thing to watch over-the-air HDTV on giant, 70-inch plasma display, but it’s quite another to watch such programming on your MacBook or iMac (or whatever other Mac you have nearby). Elgato’s Mac-only HDHomeRun combines a digital TV tuner and EyeTV software in one smart, if not awfully named, package. You’ll need to supply your own ATSC antenna or unscrambled… Read More

  • Elgato Turbo 264 USB Turns Regular Video into iPod Video

    This tiny USB stick might make your life considerably easier if you regularly convert video to h.264 for use in the iPod and the Apple TV and iPod. The device offloads the conversion load to a separate processor and includes software for video conversion that starts up when you insert the stick. It will be available this Spring for about $130. Might be handy if you follow the advice in… Read More

  • Apple vs. The World: Playing Dress-Up With Your Apple

    Windows users always pull out the old “there are no peripherals for Mac” chestnut whenever they’re backed into a corner by rabid Apple addicts. While it’s true there aren’t as many extras for Mac as there are for Windows, there are still plenty of peripherals to go around. To prove our point, we rounded up a bunch of our favorites. There are of course tons… Read More