MediaCentral now supports live TV within the US
equinux today released MediaCentral 2.8 with a new TV
engine to support TubeStick hybrid
South San Francisco, USA / Munich, Germany – May 23rd, 2008: equinux today
released MediaCentral 2.8, the ultimate mediacenter solution for Mac OS X.
MediaCentral now fully supports the latest addition to the TubeStick family
– TubeStick hybrid. US users are now able to watch live digital and analog
television within Media Central.
Watch, pause and rewind live TV with MediaCentral
MediaCentral 2.8 now has the same TV engine as the new and innovative TV
application The Tube. When TubeStick hybrid is being used in conjunction
with MediaCentral, users can access saved locations, thus eliminating the
need to again search for channels. The TV channels and total viewing
experience can be controlled with the Apple Remote making it simple to
pause the current TV show and catch up later using Timeshift.
Watch your favorite The Tube recordings
MediaCentral 2.8 also provides access to TV shows that have been recorded
with The Tube. Users only need to click through their library with the
Apple Remote, choose their preferred recording and start playback. It is
also possible to activate closed captioning while watching with the Apple
Price & Availability
MediaCentral 2.8 is a free update for every registered user. Users need
only visit the equinux website and download the new version to install it.
TubeStick hybrid is available immediately at the equinux Online Store or at
local Apple dealers for a recommended retail price of only US$129.
TubeStick hybrid also includes The Tube TV software.
equinux (http://www.equinux.com), located in South San Francisco, CA (USA)
and headquartered in Munich, Germany, develops and distributes successful
Mac solutions for professionals and consumers alike. Today users from all
over the world rely on equinux’ award-winning and trusted applications. The
business solution VPN Tracker is the market-leading VPN client for the Mac
OS X Platform. iSale, equinux’ successful eBay auctioning solution won
several Apple Design Awards, and currently represents the 2006 winner in
the most competitive category “Best Mac OS X User Experience”.