Miglia gets matey wth Apple TV

Here's a cunning plan: craft a TV tuner add-on for the Mac Mini out of the same rounded-square footprint, then make it Apple TV and iPod friendly too.

Here's a cunning plan: craft a TV tuner add-on for the Mac Mini out of the same rounded-square footprint, then make it Apple TV and iPod friendly too.Miglia's pulled off the trick with the TVMax+. In its most basic form it's a good-looking analogue TV tuner capable of getting a telly picture and recordings onto a Mac's hard drive.So far, so aesthetically pleasing. But, by working with the Mac's iTunes, it'll also share its recordings with iPods and, more importantly, it'll stream to Apple TV boxes.So now, as well as paying Apple to watch downloaded shows on your telly, you can also get pausable live TV and Skins recordings piped direct to your goggle box by Wi-Fi.It would be the perfect little set-up, except that you can't control the TVMax+ through Apple TV – it gets a separate remote instead – and it only packs an analogue tuner. Still, can't have everything, can you?

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Miglia TVMax+ Price: £150 On sale: March Contact: Miglia Related stories: Netgear Digital Entertainer upsets the Apple box