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Turn Your iPhone into a Portable TV with the Cydle i30 TV Tuner

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I admit, there are times when I just don’t want to leave the house because I can’t peel myself away from my television set. Either there’s a really good show on, some interesting breaking news that’s being covered, or I’m just being my plain old lazy couch potato self.

There are a lot of portable TVs out there in the market, like the Vizio Vmb070 which offers 7 inches of television goodness. While it’s already convenient per se, I’m looking for something that’s a bit more convenient. And if you have an iPhone, then I’ve got some pretty good news for you.

And that convenience comes in the form of the Cydle i30 TV Tuner because all you need is the tuner itself along with your iPhone and you’re all set.

The Cydle i30 looks like a clip-on stand that wraps around your smartphone and comes with an adjustable antenna. The tuner transmits the signal and streams the video to your iPhone via WiFi so you can enjoy watching live programs and events, something that isn’t possible with the internet TV streaming options available nowadays.

No exact release dates or prices are available as of now because the device is still going through the motions and making its way around the block in the FCC. But the Cydle i30 is definitely something that’s worth keeping a close eye on.

[via Mobiledia via Oh! Gizmo]