New Options – SageTV 4, Beyond TV 4

November 10, 2005

Just as I start to get my MCE box back stabilized, there are starting to be a lot of tempting new options. SageTV has released version 4 of their PVR system, and SnapStream is now shipping Beyond TV 4.

Both now support HDTV, although each has (as always) a bit of their own spin, and like MCE, both are still limited to recording OTA (over-the-air) HD.

Hopefully someone will soon give us some detailed comparisons of them in use; I’m tempted to do it myself, but I won’t have time to even start such a thing for another couple of weeks.
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Beyond TV on your PSP

June 18, 2005

The SnapStream blog has a step-by-step walkthrough on how to convert and transfer your Beyond TV recordings to your Sony PlayStation Portable.

Although this is aimed at Beyond TV, the instructions are probably adaptable to moving most any video (that you can get converted to MPEG4) to the PSP.

With all the capabilities Sony’s PlayStation® Portable (PSP™), it was only a matter of time until this unit became more than just a gaming system. It not only lets users take games, music, videos and photos on the road, but is also an excellent portable player for TV content recorded with our Beyond TV PVR software.

In this how-to article, I’m going to walk you through the steps to get TV shows recorded with Beyond TV onto your PlayStation Portable.

(Via Build Your Own PVR)