Which is faster? Thunderbolt, FireWire800, or USB3?
User report

David Weeks and John Nemo collaborated on this user report. Products used for our testing and evaluation are: Seagate GoFlex for Mac Ultra-portable Drive

About John Nemerovski

John "Nemo" Nemerovski is MyMac's Reviews Editor. He is a private and small group personal technology tutor in Tucson, Arizona, USA, with an emphasis on iPad and iPhone training, plus basic computing, digital photography, and Photoshop. Nemo is an accomplished music instructor on keyboard and guitar, and an expert artisan bread baker. If you are interested in writing reviews or requesting a product review on MyMac, contact him: nemo [ a t ] mymac [ d o t ] c o m.

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Turbo.264 HD
Review

Turbo.264 HD Company: Elgato Version: 1.2 Requires: 512 MB of RAM, Mac OS X 10.5.8 or later, QuickTime 7.6 or later Price: $49.99 Mac

About Elisa Pacelli

Elisa is a wife, mother to 3 boys, "creative genius", and all-around techno geek. She enjoys reading, quilting, knitting, cruising to Caribbean beaches, and learning new things in the technology world. In the evenings Elisa can be found knitting while listening to podcasts or watching Netflix on her iPad. Listen to her podcast, 3 Geeky Ladies, co hosted with Suzé Gilbert and Vicki Stokes.

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EyeTV HD
Review

EyeTV HD Company: Elgato Price: $199.95 (US) I have been a long time user and fan of EyeTV. In fact, we don’t have a

About Donny Yankellow

In addition to writing for MyMac.com since the Fall of 2005 he is an art teacher, freelance artist/illustrator, and is a father of one son. Donny is also the author/illustrator of several children's ebooks. Donny's degree is in Visual Communications and he hold certification in K-12 Art Education. His hobbies (besides Mac and Apple stuff) include soccer, animation, and reading anything written by Stephen King.

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EyeTV 250Plus
Review


Recently, Donny reviewed the new EyeTV 3 software by Elgato, and loved it. EyeTV software is nothing without hardware, and there are several options on the market. One piece of hardware is Elgato’s EyeTV 250plus. He looks at the latest from Elgato in this review.

About Donny Yankellow

In addition to writing for MyMac.com since the Fall of 2005 he is an art teacher, freelance artist/illustrator, and is a father of one son. Donny is also the author/illustrator of several children's ebooks. Donny's degree is in Visual Communications and he hold certification in K-12 Art Education. His hobbies (besides Mac and Apple stuff) include soccer, animation, and reading anything written by Stephen King.

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turbo.264
Review


MPEG-4 is rapidly becoming the standard format for video and rightfully so, as it offers great video quality and small file sizes. It is supported by iPod with Video, AppleTV, PSP and many other devices, however compressing videos to this format is a time consuming endeavor. On my Mac Mini converting a recorded movie can take all night. Elgato has come up with a USB device called Elgato Turbo.264, which speeds up the process very much indeed, read the review for full details.

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