Pick a card or USB that fits your budget. Recording and timing software included.
I have this one http://www.hauppauge.com/site/products/data_hvr850.html that I use with my desktop and my laptop.
I have an emachine with a amd athlon 2650e processor runninng 1.6ghz, 1g ddr2 memory, 160g hdd, dvd-rw, and i would like to record my favorite shows to my hard drive while i'm at work so i could watch them later. i do have high speed internet an a wireless network. any help would be appreciated.