When we think of TV tuner cards, we typically envision a standard PCI based card designed for PC use. For laptop users, the options are slim, but they do exist. USB or FireWire based solutions are available, but this leaves you with cable management issue on your desktop. The next option is a CardBus type tuner like the Sicuro DEC-900 Cardbus TV Tuner with FM Radio which fits in a standard PCMCIA slot. ThinkComputers.org has a full write up on this pint sized TV/FM tuner, covering all of the products finer points.
"Home theater PCs are very popular these days, being able to use your PC to listen to the radio, watch movies, watch TV, record TV etc is something that more and more people are doing. What happens when you are on the road traveling with your laptop computer? Or maybe you only own a laptop. Finally a company has come up with a solution for you the laptop owner, Sicuro has developed a PCMCIA card that plugs into your laptop that allows you to do almost everything you can do on your home theater system, but it is portable. Sound interesting? Read on to find out more..."