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One could argue that Elgato Systems’ EyeTV products rule the Mac personal video recorder market. Miglia takes a valiant shot at EyeTV’s dominance with its EvolutionTV USB 2.0 digital video recorder, but falls short because its software simply isn’t as mature.

Review: 30GB and 60GB iPods with video

The marquee feature in Apple’s latest iPod is its ability to play videos on the handheld device’s 2.5-inch screen. Does this iPod deliver a crisp, easy-to-view picture? Find out in Christopher Breen’s review of both the 30GB and 60GB models.

Review: iPod nano

With its clear color screen, responsive and manageable controls, photo viewing capabilities, fast syncing, and impossibly thin form, the iPod nano is clearly the coolest iPod on the planet. You want one.

The iPod nano: Accessories Addressed

We give you the lowdown on accessory compatibility with the iPod nano.

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FlashTrax XT

FlashTrax XT sports enhanced audio-video capabilities, a revamped body, and other improvements for anyone who wants to capture and view multimedia files on a handheld device.

Review: 20GB iPod (with color display)

Apple has merged the standard and photo iPod lines, resulting in the best iPods (and the best values) yet.

EyeTV Wonder USB 2.0

Software bugs aside, the EyeTV USB 2.0 is a product with limited appeal. Unless you have a dual-processor G5, you can’t get the full recording quality you would want out of the unit.

Review: iPod photo

Apple’s “newest” iPod photo sheds accessories, introduces a 30GB model (while saying goodbye to the previous 40GB iPod photo), and features lower prices.

Plextor ConvertX PVR

Plextor's ConvertX PVR is a great way to watch and make high-quality video recordings of TV programs. With the maturity of EyeTV software, there are few drawbacks to this unit.

Review: iPod mini (Second Generation)

While some may describe the second-generation iPod mini as a “speed bump,” it’s a darned attractive one that offers vastly improved play time.

Sonos Digital Music System

Complete home music system.

SoundBridge M2000

Networked digital music player for your home stereo.