Sneak Preview: SlingPlayer for Google TV

By now I think everyone knows what Slingbox is all about. It's a networked hardware device that connects to your TV set-top box and allows you to control and "sling" (aka stream) live TV or DVR recorded content to your mobile devices either on your home network or remotely. Now the company plans to expand [...]

SlingPlayer App for Google TV Unveiled at CES 2011

Sling Media has just pulled back the curtains on a brand new SlingPlayer App for Google TV that will allow users to remotely control their set-top's DVR / EPG and stream live TV anywhere they have a network or Internet connection — all without any additional hardware involved. According to ZNF, the web app for [...]

Sling Media Going the H.264 Route for iPad and Silverlight for Windows Phone 7 Series Video Streaming

Dave Eyler, Mobile Product Marketing Manager at Sling Media has told Zatz Not Funny that the company is "actively moving towards H.264" from WMV to support Apple's new iPad. Unfortunately, a native iPad SlingPlayer Mobile app won't be available for iPad's launch in April, but they hope to bring HD quality video streaming to [...]

SingPlayer Mobile for Android Launching This Summer

Android and Me has posted a quick video clip with a Sling Media representative showcasing SlingPlayer Mobile running on a Motorola DROID, Nexus One, and Samsung Behold 2. The rep states that the app will be launching this Summer (Price: $29.99) and it will support streaming over 3G or Wi-Fi. For more info on the app's [...]

70% of Slingbox Users Don’t Placeshift TV Content Outside Their Home

The Hollywood Reporter and Broadband TV News are reporting that Stuart Collingwood, VP EMEA of Sling Media, has been quoted saying that the percentage of people who don't use their Slingbox for remote placeshifting has jumped from 40% two years ago to 70% today. In fact, most people use their Slingbox to stream TV to [...]

DISH Network Releases the First Ever SlingLoaded HD DVR and Unveils SlingGuide

Wish you could access your HD DVR from anywhere in the world with an Internet connection? How about being able to not only to access and program your HD DVR remotely, but also be able to view live TV directly from the unit as well? If you're answer is a resounding YES, you're gonna wanna [...]

Sling Media Announces SlingPlayer Mobile for iPhone and Mac HD SlingPlayer Streaming

The day all you iPhone and Slingbox owners have been waiting for has just about arrived. Sling Media will be demonstrating a version of the SlingPlayer Mobile for the iPhone at Macworld this week, which the company says should be available in iTunes the first quarter of 2009. Also on display will be the new [...]

Sling.com Goes Live

Sling Media this morning has taken the wraps off their new, public on-demand video entertainment portal, sling.com. The new site is a separate property from their hardware site, slingmedia.com, but offers users a way to tap into their home Slingbox to view Live TV from any location (very cool) and programming from over 90 providers [...]