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Elgato's five new Eve products: Thermo, Lock, Smoke, Aqua and Window Guard

Elgato's five new Eve products: Thermo, Lock, Smoke, Aqua and Window Guard

By Britta O'Boyle

Elgato announced five new HomeKit-compatible products at consumer electronics show IFA 2017 at the beginning of September including the Eve Thermo, Eve Lock, Eve Smoke, Eve Window Guard and Eve Aqua.The five devices cover security, heating, home safety... Read more

Eve Degree is your HomeKit-ready indoor or outdoor weather station

Eve Degree is your HomeKit-ready indoor or outdoor weather station

By Chris Hall

The Elgato Eve Degree is a versatile smart weather station that's HomeKit enabled so it will play nice with your Apple devices, bringing a range of indoor or outdoor information.Taking a minimalist square design with a big central information display,... Read more

Why you need to upgrade your light switch to the Eve Light Switch

Why you need to upgrade your light switch to the Eve Light Switch

By Pocket-lint Promotion

The Eve Light Switch (USA & Canada only) is the world’s first light switch with HomeKit technology built in allowing you to do much more than just any old regular light switch. Apple HomeKit tips and tricks without Apple TV A guide to Elgato Eve HomeKit... Read more

How to solve Sick Building Syndrome at home and work

How to solve Sick Building Syndrome at home and work

By Pocket-lint Promotion

Sick Building Syndrome is a condition caused by volatile organic compounds (VOC) in large quantities. People and pets release VOCs when they breathe, perspire or digest, but they are also released from other common items, such as carpet, paint, furniture... Read more

A guide to Elgato Eve HomeKit accessories

A guide to Elgato Eve HomeKit accessories

By Pocket-lint Promotion

Elgato's Eve is all about improving your comfort at home. It wants to help you live smarter by giving you the knowledge and insight you need to do this.There are a number of devices available within the Eve range, all of which connect to the Eve app and... Read more

What you need to get started with HomeKit

What you need to get started with HomeKit

By Pocket-lint Promotion

In order to have a smarthome, you don't have to be a homeowner.Think about it: let's say you rent an apartment somewhere or maybe live in a dorm room or are using a house share, you can still take your connected devices with you, from one move to the... Read more

Elgato Eve review: Data without due cause
3.0 stars

Elgato Eve review: Data without due cause

By Stuart Miles

For the smarthome to work effectively and efficiently, you need sensors. There's no way around it. Elgato Eve delivers just that: a number of sensors for you to monitor your home and then have that information relayed to your phone (it's Apple iOS only... Read more

Elgato Smart Power review: The portable charger that comes with an app

Elgato Smart Power review: The portable charger that comes with an app

By Stuart Miles

Let's face it, no matter how good your phone's battery is, the chances are come about 8pm you are running on vapour, especially if you've had a busy day.There are plenty of mobile portable chargers on the market that range from giving you just enough... Read more

Elgato Eve will help you have a healthy, happy home (hands-on)

Elgato Eve will help you have a healthy, happy home (hands-on)

By Britta O'Boyle

Elgato announced a number of new smarthome products during IFA 2014 that will use Apple's new HomeKit platform, which is expected to be announced in further detail soon.The Elgato Avea smart lighting system was one of the new products detailed, along... Read more

Elgato embraces Apple HomeKit with Avea smart lighting and Eve home monitoring

Elgato embraces Apple HomeKit with Avea smart lighting and Eve home monitoring

By Chris Hall

Elgato has announced a couple of new smart home products that will embrace Apple's new HomeKit platform.The Elgato Avea smart lighting system will challenge the likes of Philips Hue, with its smart LED bulb.Compatible with iOS, the £39.99 Avea bulb won't... Read more

Elgato Smart Power watches your calendar to ensure your iPhone never runs dry

Elgato Smart Power watches your calendar to ensure your iPhone never runs dry

By Chris Hall

Elgato wants to take care of your iPhone power on the move with Smart Power.The Elgato Smart Power is an external battery with a difference. Rather than just sit there as a dumb battery, the Smart Power app will keep track of the battery's charge, so... Read more

Elgato EyeTV Netstream 4Sat
4.5 stars

Elgato EyeTV Netstream 4Sat

By Ian Morris

The Elgato EyeTV Netstream 4Sat is something that offers some real advantages to people who already have a satellite dish. The idea of the product is simple: you feed it between one and four satellite inputs, which it bundles up into a package that allows... Read more

Stream satellite TV to your phone or tablet with Elgato's EyeTV Netstream 4Sat

Stream satellite TV to your phone or tablet with Elgato's EyeTV Netstream 4Sat

By Ian Morris

British homes have always relied on the over-the-air broadcast of TV channels. But in an HD and 4K world, and with 4G mobile services in demand, the available bandwidth for terrestrial TV is shrinking. So surely it would be better to use the much less... Read more

Elgato streams satellite TV to your iPad with the EyeTV Netstream Sat

Elgato streams satellite TV to your iPad with the EyeTV Netstream Sat

By Paul Lamkin

Elgato has unleashed its latest EyeTV product - the Elgato EyeTV Netstream Sat - bringing with it HD satellite to your PC and direct streaming from the device to your iPad or iPhone via the EyeTV app.Previously, you would have had to have had your PC... Read more

APP OF THE DAY - Elgato Eye TV for iPad and iPhone

APP OF THE DAY - Elgato Eye TV for iPad and iPhone

By Ben Crompton

Yes, it's what you've all been waiting for and the real reason you got up this morning - app of the day.The only trouble with this app is that it's rather dependent on you being a bit of an Apple fanster, as not only will you need an iPhone or iPad, but... Read more

Elgato unveils dual-tuner EyeTV

Elgato unveils dual-tuner EyeTV

By Duncan Geere

Elgato has just unveiled the EyeTV Netstream DTT - a networkable dual tuner for DVB-T, which can take your digital television signal and channel it out across your home network. As it's a dual tuner, it'll allow two people to watch entirely different... Read more

EyeTV One launches

EyeTV One launches

By Amy-Mae Elliott

In the States, Elgato has announced the EyeTV One, describing it as an easy-to-use TV tuner for DTV antennas. The EyeTV One delivers digital TV and HDTV channels straight to a Mac or PC, enabling users to watch and record TV shows that are broadcast over-the-air... Read more

Elgato gets around EyeTV 3G restrictions with web app

Elgato gets around EyeTV 3G restrictions with web app

By Duncan Geere

Elgato has finally worked out a way of getting around Apple's 3G video streaming restrictions on the iPhone, and is launching a web app that allows TV watching over a 3G connection.As previously reported, Elgato had its EyeTV app pulled back in October... Read more

Elgato EyeTV pulled from App Store

Elgato EyeTV pulled from App Store

By Duncan Geere

Elgato, a company that makes TV watching software for Macs, released an iPhone application at the end of September which allowed users to watch live television and previously made from their handset when in range of a Wi-Fi connection.Except that it also... Read more

Elgato EyeTV comes to iPhone

Elgato EyeTV comes to iPhone

By Duncan Geere

Elgato has announced that its EyeTV application is now available on the iTunes App Store. The app allows users to watch live TV and recordings over the iPhone, as well as browse the program guide and start recordings remotely. You'll need the EyeTV 3.2... Read more

Elgato offers 1080p EyeTV Sat

Elgato offers 1080p EyeTV Sat

By Duncan Geere

Elgato has announced the availability of EyeTV Sat, a TV tuner that'll deliver 1080p HD to your PC or Mac with just the use of a satellite dish. It doesn't require a Sky subscription. The EyeTV Sat connects to your satellite dish, and to a USB port on... Read more

Elgato Video Capture USB device launches

Elgato Video Capture USB device launches

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Elgato has launched the Elgato Video Capture, angled as the "ideal solution" for transferring analogue video to a Mac and then to your iPhone or iPod.The USB 2.0 video device connects video recorders, set top boxes, camcorders, DVD players, and basically... Read more

Elgato Turbo.264 HD video encoder
4.0 stars

Elgato Turbo.264 HD video encoder

By Stuart Miles

With so many ways to record stuff and so many ways to watch it, making sure the file you're about to watch or record is in the right format can be a nightmare. That is until the Turbo.264 HD encoder was launched, say its makers Elgato. Open the box and... Read more

Elgato Turbo.264 HD available now

Elgato Turbo.264 HD available now

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Elgato's Turbo.264 HD is described as "an incredibly fast and easy-to-use tool that converts video files to a format that can be played on an iPod, iPhone, and Apple TV, used on a computer, and shared on the web". Turbo.264 HD allows Mac users to convert... Read more

Elgato EyeTV Diversity dual-tuner DVB-T stick
4.0 stars

Elgato EyeTV Diversity dual-tuner DVB-T stick

By Stuart Miles

You've got your computer in your office, but fancy watching more than just the iPlayer or a live feed of the BBC channels. In steps the Elgato EyeTV Diversity Dual-Tuner DVB-T Stick hoping to turn your humble Mac into a fully-fledged personal video recorder.... Read more

Elgato EyeTV DTT Deluxe TV tuner
3.0 stars

Elgato EyeTV DTT Deluxe TV tuner

By Stuart Miles

Work, work, work, that's probably all you do on your MacBook. Well Elgato want you to have some downtime with a tiny TV tuner that you can plug into a spare USB socket, allowing you to kick off your shoes and relax. But does it work? We get watching to... Read more

Elgato updates EyeTV software

Elgato updates EyeTV software

By Katie Scott

Elgato has fixed some bugs and added new features to its EyeTV TV software package. Version 3.0.4 includes improvements to the programme editor, some additional hardware support, and a few bug fixes that are country specific. A key improvement is the... Read more

Elgato updates Mac TV sticks

Elgato updates Mac TV sticks

By Katie Scott

The EyeTV DTT Deluxe was first but now Elgato has updated the rest of its USB TV tuner stick range. The EyeTV Hybrid, EyeTV Diversity and EyeTV DTT are now slimmer and more "feature rich". First up - the EyeTV Hybrid has had a major overhaul and now includes... Read more

Elgato EyeTV DTT Deluxe launches

Elgato EyeTV DTT Deluxe launches

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Elgato has announced the EyeTV DTT Deluxe, a TV Tuner Micro-Stick for Digital Terrestrial Television (DVB-T) designed for Macs. The Deluxe works in the USB port of any Mac without blocking other devices - apparently not even on the MacBook Air's port... Read more

EyeTV gets update for Freesat

EyeTV gets update for Freesat

By Katie Scott

The latest update has been released for the internet TV service, EyeTV, promises compatibility with the BBC and ITV's new Freesat service, as well as solving some glitches with the previous version. The main addition to version 3.0.2 is H.264 support,... Read more

Macworld2008: Elgato Systems announces EyeTV 3

Macworld2008: Elgato Systems announces EyeTV 3

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Elgato Systems has announced EyeTV 3, an update to its EyeTV television software. In addition to a new user interface, the software offers an extended program guide featuring intelligent searching and recording functionality and new network features.... Read more

Elgato EyeTV 250 Plus Mac TV tuner
4.5 stars

Elgato EyeTV 250 Plus Mac TV tuner

By Stuart Miles

You love your computer, you love your TV, wouldn't it be great if the two could be married together in beautiful harmony? Well Elgato believes it has the answer with the Elgato EyeTV 250 Plus. But has it? We get channel hopping to find out. The Elegato... Read more

EyeTV software gets 2.5 update

EyeTV software gets 2.5 update

By Amy-Mae Elliott

EyeTV 2.5 is a free update to the EyeTV 2 television software and includes new features for viewing on the Mac, the iPhone, and iPod touch. The update, which should download automatically if you're already an EyeTV user, will include the following: Wi-Fi... Read more

Elgato launches EyeTV 250 Plus

Elgato launches EyeTV 250 Plus

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Elegato has launched the Eye TV 250 Plus - a digital and analogue TV receiver together with a hardware encoder in one device. It delivers free-to-view digital television (DTT, or Freeview) to your Mac, as well as conventional analogue TV via standard... Read more

DiBcom and Elgato announce their own TV tuner for Mac, the EyeTV Diversity

DiBcom and Elgato announce their own TV tuner for Mac, the EyeTV Diversity

By Amber Maitland

Perhaps to steal a bit of thunder from Miglia, who just announced a TV tuner for the MacBook Pro, DiBcom and Elgato have announced their own TV tuner for Mac, the EyeTV Diversity, although it won’t be available until later this year. The paring hooks... Read more

EyeTV for DTT digital TV
3.5 stars

EyeTV for DTT digital TV

By Stuart Miles

The promise of a pocket-sized Digital TV for the Mac is quite an appealing one. But can nice things always come in small packages? We plug in and find out. Teaming up with Terratec, Elgato has taken the company's small compact device called the Cinergy... Read more

eyehome digital media player
4.0 stars

eyehome digital media player

By Stuart Miles

While there are plenty of options available for PC users to get their images, music and movies on to their televisions to share away from the computer, there is little choice available for Apple Mac users at the moment. Last month Apple closed the loop... Read more