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Excited about the 2012 Olympics but didn’t get lucky enough to bag tickets? Fear not: the BBC has just announced a deal that’ll bring 24 HD streams to Sky customers, alongside its full gamut of online coverage. Ready to keep up with every game going? Read on for the details. Read more

We’re still waiting for YouView; the BBC-orchestrated set-top box service that’ll let you view anything from the last seven days of Freeview’s scheduled TV whenever you like, but in the meantime thank heavens for the Ludlam family. This kooky bunch of British telly fans have cooked up Promise: a set-top box to rule them all, and give YouView a run for its money.

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Add a Freeview tuner to your iPad with Elgato’s EyeTV MobileIt’s time to turn your iPad into a mobile television. Elgato’s EyeTV Mobile is the world’s first Freeview tuner which connects directly to the iPad’s standard dock connector. The ultra-compact tuner receives the television signal from a miniature telescopic aerial or a rod aerial to power the free EyeTV Mobile app. Using the iPad’s internal storage, the app allows you to pause, rewind and record live TV. Even better, the EyeTV Mobile TV tuner will be just £99.95 when released late next month.

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We well in love with the TVonics DTR-HD500 last year. It scooped five stars in our review, and the coveted Electricpig Editor’s Choice award. Now, TVonics have been in touch because they want you, the Electricpig readers, to shape their newest product.

Read on, drop us a line in the comments section, telling TVonics what you’d like to see in a PVR and if your suggestion’s good enough, it might just make it into the finished article.

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Mio has just announced its new satnav, the Mio Navman Spirit V575 TV. So far, so standard. But there’s something interesting about the Mio Navman Spirit V575 TV: it’s packing TomTom smarts on top of its TV capabilities.

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A software upgrade is on its way for the Humax HD-FOX T2 set top box for Freeview HD, which will allow you to record live TV to a USB drive, turning your Humax Freeview HD box into a makeshift PVR. The Humax HD-FOX T2 update is due in early October, and also brings live pause and rewind, split recordings and schedule tracking so that you start your recordings on time.

Sky Sports News is set to disappear from Freeview and appear exclusively on pay TV services. If you’ve been used to getting your fix of Jeff Stelling’s perfect punning on Soccer Saturday for free you’ll now have to pay for the privilege or catch him on Countdown instead. Sky has also announced that Sky Sports News HD is on the way. For details and to find out what Sky is flinging onto Freeview instead, head on through…

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Project Canvas, the on demand TV standard backed by the BBC, Channel 4, ITV, Five, BT and Talk Talk amongst others, won’t be challenged by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT). The common approach to on demand telly will mean services like 4OD, ITV Player and BBC iPlayer as well as web apps will be piped right into your living room…

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