A new gadget is now on the market iLuv USB TV tuner for Mac (Windows version was available for some time).
It looks like an extended Flash drive and connects via USB 2.0.
Once connected you can view and record TV.
It also supports EPG (Electronic Programming Guide) so you can program your Mac to record your favourite TV shows, it will start and stop recording at the stipulated time.
You can sit back and relax as you can change the channels using the Apple Remote. The only disadvantage is the 17cms long antenna.
The unit measures 23Ã—94.2Ã—9.8mm and weighs 22 grams. It is compatible with Mac OS X v10.4 and above. Â
iLuv USB TV Tuner for Mac gagdet will be available in Japan from Feb end for 14,800 Yen ($ 122).