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Watch TV on a Palm Pilot

Transfer prerecorded television shows, or any video, to a Palm Pilot.

ReplayTV (http://www.downloadsReplayTVreplaytv.com; $99–$799) is my PVR of choice for a number of reasons, not the least of which is that by using some free software it is possible to download recorded television shows onto my Mac. Once I get those shows onto my Mac, it is a reasonably straightforward process to get them onto my Treo 600 (http://www.handspring.com; $299–$479). Watching prerecorded shows can make the long commutes to and from work pass by a lot more pleasantly. It’s also a cool way to show off my Treo!

Downloading Video from ReplayTV

The ReplayTV service distributes software that is able to upload pictures to a ReplayTV PVR (http://www.digitalnetworksna.com/dvr/photosoftware.asp; free), but a couple of third-party developers have created some free applications that can not only upload pictures, but also download captured video from a ReplayTV PVR:


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