Turn your iPhone into the really coolest TV with your personal video library
equinux presents Live TV and TubeToGo as free-of-charge iPhone applications
South San Francisco, USA / Munich, Germany − February 04, 2009: Mac users can now transform their iPhone into a TV with a mobile video library. equinux has expanded its modern TV software The Tube with two free iPhone apps, making it the first to totally integrate the iPhone into the TV experience. With Live TV, users can stream live TV programs directly to their iPhone from their Mac with The Tube. With TubeToGo, they can access TV recordings on their iPhone whenever and wherever. They can even program recordings in The Tube on the go.
"In less than two years the TubeStick and our TV solution The Tube have become the innovative force for the TV market on the Mac. Both new iPhone Apps underline the philosophy of equinux to bring easy-to-use interfaces together with elaborate functionality," says equinux's CEO Till Schadde. "Today The Tube is compatible with more than 20 TV receivers from several manufacturers on the Mac. It has literally transformed the TV experience for the rest of us."
Live TV shows live television in an optimized resolution for the iPhone when it is in the same WLAN as The Tube software. As soon as an iPhone is registered with The Tube, all currently available TV channels will be available with a click. It's also just that easy to change channels in "Live TV" and even start a recording.
With TubeToGo, iPhone users can watch The Tube recordings on their iPhone via the internet. Additionally, they can program recordings in their personal electronic program guide (EPG) and manage the complete recordings archive on the go. TubeToGo also offers the possibility to share published recordings with friends. TubeToGo uses MobileMe or any other ftp server for online storage.