Vulkano Flow: A Capable Sub-$100 HDTV Place-Shifter With Direct-to-Mobile Recording, Too

At a Glance

(1 items)

  • Monsoon Multimedia Vulkano Flow

    For about $100, with no service charges, the Vulkano Flow lets you watch pretty good versions of any live, recorded, or on-demand show you could watch at home--from any PC, Mac, iPad, or smartphone with a

At a Glance

For about $100, with no service charges, the Vulkano Flow lets you watch pretty good versions of any live, recorded, or on-demand show you could watch at home--from any PC, Mac, iPad, or smartphone with a decent broadband connection, regardless of location.

Price when rated: $100

Pros

  • Watch your home HDTV content on any PC, Mac, iPad, or smartphone with a decent broadband hookup
  • Watch your home HDTV content on any PC, Mac, iPad, or smartphone with a decent broadband hookup
  • $100 device supports live, recorded, and on-demand programs
  • $100 device supports live, recorded, and on-demand programs
  • Control with a virtual remote
  • Control with a virtual remote

Cons

  • Can only stream analog output from your set-top box; no 5.1 or 7.1 audio support
  • Can only stream analog output from your set-top box; no 5.1 or 7.1 audio support
  • Remote control suffers from serious lag
  • Remote control suffers from serious lag; limited DVR functionality
  • Limited DVR functionality
 Compare

For comprehensive coverage of the Android ecosystem, visit Greenbot.com.

Subscribe to the Now Playing Newsletter

Comments

Close

Piper combines security and home automation in one package

Jul 17, 2014 3:00 AM

Not only can Piper's wide-angle lens see everywhere in your room, it's also a Z-Wave hub, letting you control compatible accessories from a single app.

READ THE RELATED ARTICLE:<

Piper combines security and home automation in one package

Greenbot Top Android stories
from our new site, Greenbot
Your one-stop resource for Windows 8 installation success.

Subscribe to the Now Playing Newsletter

By submitting your email address you are consenting to receive email notifications from IDG. You may withdraw your consent at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for more information.
See All Newsletters »