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No matter what country one finds themselves in, a PC equipped with a TV tuner powered by one of ATI's new Theater HD 750 chips should be able to tune into any over the air TV broadcasts available. These give a step up over the hardware in the company's old TV Wonder 650 line by adding PAL, SECAM an...

June 4th 2009 at 6:52am 0 Comments
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It looks like it took a little longer than expected, but the sale of Avid's Pinnacle PCTV line of TV tuners to Hauppauge has finally gone through. The handoff certainly seems to be getting started on the right foot -- Hauppauge has already fired up the PCTV Systems brand as a separate entity to ke...

May 15th 2009 at 10:28pm 0 Comments
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Announced today, the Pinnacle PCTV line will soon be property of Hauppauge Digital, not Avid Technology. After laying off 410 employees and divesting its Softimage 3-D game animation software business last Friday, the company has announced yet another major move in its restructuring efforts. Accord...

October 27th 2008 at 2:35pm 0 Comments
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Not like we haven't seen PCs stuffed within the slim confines of an LCD HDTV before, but it's safe to say the market isn't exactly overrun with alternatives. Enter Digital Canvas, which looks to take a 34-, 43- or 52-inch flat-panel and outfit 'em with typical PC components. All three come standar...

May 14th 2008 at 7:03pm 0 Comments
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Not like we haven't seen PCs stuffed within the slim confines of an LCD HDTV before, but it's safe to say the market isn't exactly overrun with alternatives. Enter Digital Canvas, which looks to take a 34-, 43- or 52-inch flat-panel and outfit 'em with typical PC components. All three come standard...

May 14th 2008 at 3:20pm 0 Comments
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They may not be for everybody, but PC / TV combos seem to be proliferating at a steady pace, a trend to which Korea's Compass is now further contributing. While specs on the PC end of the equation are a little light, the company's new 47-inch PT-47FHD model certainly looks to deliver the goods as a...

July 18th 2007 at 6:10pm 0 Comments
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They may not be for everybody, but PC / TV combos seem to be proliferating at a steady pace, a trend to which Korea's Compass is now further contributing. While specs on the PC end of the equation are a little light, the company's new 47-inch PT-47FHD model certainly looks to deliver the goods as a...

July 18th 2007 at 6:10pm 0 Comments
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The Pinnacle PCTV USB Stick that you may have grown quite fond of over the past year has finally decided to get with the times, as the newest iteration throws HD capability into the minuscule tuner while still ringing up a penny under a Benjamin. The Pinnacle PCTV HD Stick steps it down a notch fro...

June 7th 2007 at 2:53am 0 Comments
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The Pinnacle PCTV USB Stick that you may have grown quite fond of over the past year has finally decided to get with the times, as the newest iteration throws HD capability into the minuscule tuner while still ringing up a penny under a Benjamin. The Pinnacle PCTV HD Stick steps it down a notch fro...

June 6th 2007 at 2:53am 0 Comments
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If you're scouting the perfect placeshifting device to cure those television blues while stuck at your TV-less grandmother's house for Thanksgiving, the Slingbox might not be the obvious choice anymore. Granted, it'll probably be awhile before the current king is dethroned, Pinnacle is giving the s...

November 15th 2006 at 7:31pm 0 Comments
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If you're scouting the perfect placeshifting device to cure those television blues while stuck at your TV-less grandmother's house for Thanksgiving, the Slingbox might not be the obvious choice anymore. Granted, it'll probably be awhile before the current king is dethroned, Pinnacle is giving the s...

November 15th 2006 at 7:31pm 0 Comments