X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
AWESOMER MEDIA SITES: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE

TAXAN MeoTune Turns Your Smartphone into a TV

by Range
Advertisement

I understand that some people want to watch TV while they are taking public transportation, but to me it makes no sense – especially with all the content freely accessible on the Internet. However, I guess that this is something that the Japanese really want and need. Most of the phones in Japan incorporate TV tuners. However, iPhones and some Android devices don’t have these tuners, which is where TAXAN’s MeoTune comes in.

taxan meotune tv tuner japan portable wifi smarphone android iphone

This device is called the MeoTune and it’s a Wi-Fi-enabled 1-Seg TV tuner that will work with Android and iOS devices. It will tune into local TV channels through regular airwaves (no cables required!), and content is viewed through a special app. The MeoTune has got a battery life of 4 hours, which sounds adequate. It can also function as an emergency charger for your smartphone, which is cool.

taxan meotune tv tuner japan portable wifi smarphone android iphone

It’s an interesting device that offers a view into the way that the Japanese use their smartphones. It will probably not make it to the US, and if it ever does, it’ll need a different digital tuner module to be compatible with our networks.

[via Ubergizmo]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



3A Toys Steel Age Joker 1/6 Scale Action Figure

3A Toys Steel Age Joker 1/6 Scale Action Figure

Manga Realization Samurai Captain America 1/12 Scale Action Figure

Manga Realization Samurai Captain America 1/12 Scale Action Figure

Advertisement
Quark GoPro Stabilizer

Quark GoPro Stabilizer

Lilium VTOL Jet

Lilium VTOL Jet

Concepts from Future Past: 2003 Mercury Messenger

Concepts from Future Past: 2003 Mercury Messenger

Another Batch of Awesomely Bad 1980s Car Commercials

Another Batch of Awesomely Bad 1980s Car Commercials