Gadget of the Day – iRecord

As simple as iPod and chums are when it comes to swallowing nicely formatted video from iTunes and the like, making sure you don't miss the latest ins

As simple as iPod and chums are when it comes to swallowing nicely formatted video from iTunes and the like, making sure you don't miss the latest instalment of Prison Break can be a little more tricky. Likewise, attempt to feed your portable friend a DVD and you may be driven to hurling yourself to the ground in a toddler-esque wail.Wise to this video-encoding befuddlement is iRecord. Fresh off the boat from America and without even a UK plug to its name (you'll have to buy an adaptor) it's the latest white box to vie for telly cabinet real estate.Toning nicely with our Wii, Apple TV and Sony Vaio TP1 cake tin PC, it sips hungrily from any analogue video source and spits it out in 320x240 H.264. Tether an iPod or PSP to the other end and you can record live shows, Sky+ or DVDs directly from the TV.All that on-the-go telly content should end all the temper tantrums – once you've recovered from the price.

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iRecord Price: £160 On sale: Now Contact: iSkins.co.uk Related stories: Sony treats PSP with TV recorder How to get video on your iPod and PSP