Tom's Guide: "Whether you just have to watch “American Idol,” “Clean House” or “The Bachelorette," on your computer, all diehard Internet video fans eventually require access to old-fashioned television every now and then. One of the best ways to tune in is not to turn on a traditional TV set in the den or kitchen but to watch it on a computer.
On top of being a stereo, online video viewer and Internet communications portal, the PC takes its place as a television set that’s every bit as good as a stand-alone device. In other words, it is finally simple to turn your computer into an entertainment center.
We review 3 new tuners that can turn your computer into an HDTV. Diamond, Elgato and Hauppauge compete for easiest-to-use honors."