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ElgatoEyeTV 250 Plus Digital/Analog TV Receiver
The Elgato EyeTV 250 allows you to turn your Mac Mini into an extremely powerful home theater PC.
Sure, out of the box you can use your Mac Mini as a versatile HTPC when hooked up to your television. You can use it to play movies, browse the internet, stream content like TWiT live or Hulu, play games, and any perform other normal computer computing task from your couch. Combine your Mini with an Apple Bluetooth Wireless Keyboard But now that the Mini has become the hub of your entertainment center, do you really want to have to switch back to a different HDMI input on your TV every time you want to watch normal television?
No, you really don't, and now you won't have to.
All you need to do is pick up an Elgato EyeTV 250 and install the software, and you will be watching live TV in no time. This is the setup that Leo uses in the TWiT office, so that on one large television screen, he can monitor the TWiT Live stream, read the Stickam chat, manage the icecast stream, and watch CNN.