• The SlingPlayer App Makes Its Way To The Boxee Box

    The SlingPlayer App Makes Its Way To The Boxee Box

    Boxee Box owners, get ready for even more content. The SlingPlayer app is available for your downloading (auto-playing video warning) and ready to catch content slung from a SlingBox Solo or Pro-HD. This simple app allows big things. When paired with the appropriate SlingBox, Boxee Box users will be able to remotely control and access a cable box, DVR or satellite receiver. This turns the… Read More

  • Sling Media Launches $29.99 SlingPlayer App For Android ‘Honeycomb’ Tablets

    Sling Media Launches $29.99 SlingPlayer App For Android ‘Honeycomb’ Tablets

    Sling Media, an EchoStar subsidiary, this morning announced the availability of SlingPlayer for tablets running Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) or later. The app is available on Android Market now and costs $29.99, the same price Sling Media charges for any of its mobile applications. The application basically lets Slingbox owners watch home TV from their Android tablets. (The Slingbox retails for… Read More

  • SlingPlayer Mobile now streams over 3G for your iPhone

    After a little bit of a misunderstanding between SlingPlayer, AT&T and its customers and why it took so long to get content to stream over 3G, things are all sorted and we can now get streaming goodness to feed our inner couch potato. Read More

  • SlingPlayer Mobile for BlackBerry coming on December 30th

    Just a few days shy of one full year after Sling Media announced that they’d be porting SlingPlayer Mobile to BlackBerry, things are finally coming to fruition. On December 30th, anybody and everybody with a BlackBerry (and a Slingbox) will be able to grab a copy of the beta. Officially, it’ll only support BlackBerry handsets with 3G and/or WiFi – namely, the Bold, Curve… Read More

  • Slingbox ads on the way?

    If you’re a Slingbox owner who happens to be of the opinion that there just aren’t enough ads on television already, you are weird. You also might be seeing even more ads if Sling Media puts into play the technology described in a recent patent. The patent basically entails using various methods of delivering ads including video overlays, pre- and post-roll ads, pop-up windows… Read More

  • Sling Announces SlingPlayer Mobile For Symbian OS Handsets

    By pure coincidence Sling has announced that the SlingPlayer Mobile software is now working with Nokia Nseries and Eseries hand sets running the Symbian S60 3rd edition software. The coincidence stems from Nokia’s US launch of the HSDPA N95. That sounds fantastic. I’d love to watch my shows while on the road on my phone. To sweeten the deal Sling is offering current and future… Read More