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AverTVHD Volar Max

TV receiver offers basic functions such as TV viewing and video recording.


Elgato's EyeTV HD does a pretty good letting you watch and record premium cable and satellite content, despite a few software bugs.

WD TV Live Plus

The WDTV Live Plus is a good choice for anyone looking for a single device capable of streaming Netflix as well as content on a local network or thumb drive.

Flo TV Personal Television PTV 350

The Flo TV Personal Television PTV 350 is a promising first-generation device for people who don't want to leave their TVs behind when they head out the door.

Elgato EyeTV Hybrid (2010)

If you live somewhere with good over-the-air reception or have unencrypted cable channels, the EyeTV Hybrid is a great way to watch, record, and convert TV shows.

TiVo's new Premiere DVRs

TiVo Premiere is the first true overhaul of the TiVo experience since the company changed our TV-watching world over a decade ago.

Buffalo Dualie

Buffalo’s Dualie is two things in one. It’s a dock for your iPhone or iPod and a dock for a portable 500GB hard drive.

First look: Boxee beta on Apple TV

Good news: The Boxee beta has come to the Apple TV. Not so good news: It's very definitely a beta.

aTV Flash 4.0.5

Fire Core's aTV Flash software adds many features and abilities to the Apple TV.

Apple TV

Apple TV, Take Two

Apple TV

In its current form, the Apple TV won't follow in the world-altering footsteps of the iPod. With its simple setup, superb streaming, ease of use, and quality output, it's a great piece of gear, but it will have more-limited appeal than the iPod largely because of the nature of DRM and video.