Items tagged with SlingPlayer

The D-Link Boxee Box just keeps getting better. Shortly after hearing news that USB TV dongle would be en route, here comes more news about even more new features. This time, it's the SlingPlayer app. Unlike any other set-top device, the Boxee Box supports a full web browser, full HD streaming from the Internet, all popular media file formats, and integrated social networking delivering personal recommendations straight to your TV. When connected to a Slingbox SOLO or PRO-HD, the new SlingPlayer app makes it easy to watch TV, change channels, control DVRs and experience home entertainment on TVs... Read more...
Sling Media has become a massive force in the home entertainment realm. Their Slingbox units have allowed people to watch television all over the world, and with the explosion of smartphone adoption, consumers have been yearning to watching Slingbox material right on their phones and tablets. And since day one, the iPad looked like a great candidate to watch Slingbox material on. And now, it can finally do so. Sling Media has just revealed that the SlingPlayer Mobile player for Apple iPad is now available, enabling Sling SOLO and PRO-HD owners to stream material from their television onto the tablet.... Read more...
We have been saying that AT&T could be in big trouble, particularly with its biggest competitor (Verizon Wireless, don't you know?) getting every major smartphone platform on its airwaves save for the iPhone. And even still, the iPhone could be painting itself Red before too long. It seems that the pressure could be getting to "America's Fastest 3G Network," as the carrier has just done something that's completely out of character given their prior stances on these things.First, a little backstory. Sling Media introduced the SlingPlayer Mobile app for the iPhone awhile back, but even before... Read more...
Slingplayer Mobile for the iPhone has reached the App Store, or rather, finally been approved for the App Store but --- and here's the rub --- in a somewhat different (and some would say crippled) form than beta. Beta versions of the app allowed operation under wi-fi, EDGE and 3G (not that anyone would want to use EDGE). The released version was reportedly delayed to allow the removal of EDGE and 3G support. But AT&T's official response brings up the spectre of all those iPhone 3G issues from last year, when many attributed the connectivity issues on the phone to AT&T's nascent 3G network:... Read more...
AT&T Wireless has backtracked on changes to its Terms of Service (TOS), which were modified earlier in the week in such a way as to pretty much gimp anything from SlingPlayer to Skype, and more.As noted by the Public Knowledge Policy Blog, the changes (in bold) were: This means, by way of example only, that checking email, surfing the Internet, downloading legally acquired songs, and/or visiting corporate intranets is permitted, but downloading movies using P2P file sharing services, customer initiated redirection of television or other video or audio signals via any technology from a fixed... Read more...