The GV-MACTV is currently only available in Japan. Yes, I thought I would get that sentence out of the way to dash your hopes early. This digital television tuner is attached to your Apple MAC via USB and controlled via the Apple remote to give you true fuss-free digital television on your desktop.
The Mac TV, or to give it its full name, GV-MACTV from IO-DATA, is much like a digital set-top-box for your MAC and comes with a B-CAS slot card (B-CAS being the Japanese standard for encrypted broadcast trasnmission).
There are other ways for getting digital television on your Macintosh but IO-DATA has made the GV-MACTV the easiest by far. Heads up for when it hits the US and European Markets….