Edit: After half day, my wife’s Mac started having the same problem. I have then applied the solution that I found in the Apple
EyeTV 3 users can now stream live television over a 3G connection to an iPhone. With Elgato’s new EyeTV Live3G web app, you can watch live TV and EyeTV recordings anywhere. The web app connects your iPhone to your Mac at home. It uses state-of-the-art HTTP Live Streaming technology to deliver high quality video streams without sacrificing battery life.
Stream live television over a 3G connection to an iPhone, watch live TV and EyeTV recordings anywhere. Elgato’s EyeTV Live3G web app finds your Mac at home using the free My EyeTV service when you are on the road. Log in using the same My EyeTV username and password that you created in the EyeTV application.
For even easier access in the future, add live3g.eyetv.com as a bookmark to your iPhone’s home screen. Go to www.elgato.com/iphonehelp for more configuration and connection troubleshooting tips.For more information about the EyeTV Live3G web app, go to
www.elgato.com/aboutlive3g.To compare the EyeTV Live3G web app with the EyeTV iPhone app, go to www.elgato.com/iphoneapp_vs_live3g. Interestingly you can connect using your desktop Mac and although it warns you it requires Safari on iPhone the live TV still streams and really is excellent quality.
The Live3G web app is available immediately at live3g.eyetv.com, and is part of EyeTV 3.3, a free update for EyeTV 3 users. The web app complements Elgato’s recently introduced EyeTV app for the iPhone, which delivers live TV to an iPhone over a Wi-Fi connection.
HTTP Live Streaming
The EyeTV Live3G web app uses HTTP Live Streaming technology introduced with iPhone OS 3.0, which relies upon H.264 video and AAC audio to deliver the highest possible playback quality. Live3G takes advantage of the iPhone’s hardware acceleration to deliver higher performance and longer battery life.
The EyeTV Live3G web app uses Elgato’s free “My EyeTV” locator service to connect your iPhone to your Mac running EyeTV 3.3 software. Live3G requires an iPhone or iPod touch running iPhone OS 3.1, a Mac with an Intel Core 2 Duo CPU and an EyeTV tuner.
Pricing and Availability
The Live3G web app is free and is available at http://live3g.eyetv.com. EyeTV 3.3 is a free software update for EyeTV 3 users. Elgato EyeTV tuners can be purchased at the Elgato Online Store (www.elgato.com), at Apple retail stores and the Apple Store online, from local Apple resellers and other fine retailers.
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