SlingMedia archive

  • Sling Media Slingbox PRO review
    Home Cinema 4.5 out of 5

    Sling Media Slingbox PRO review

    By 28 September 2007

    If you fancy having the ability to watch your television in another room or maybe in a hotel room across the other side of the world, then the Slingbox PRO might be for you. But can the new Slingbox PRO build on the success of the first unit? We get watching,...

  • Slingbox coming to BlackBerry
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    Slingbox coming to BlackBerry

    By 27 September 2007

    Sling Media has confirmed to Pocket-lint that it is working on a version of its SlingPlayer software for the BlackBerry OS. "We are working with BlackBerry to develop a software application at the moment", Stuart Collingwood, VP of Europe for Sling Media...

  • Sling Media slingbox PRO and SOLO launched in UK
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    Sling Media slingbox PRO and SOLO launched in UK

    By 27 September 2007

    Sling Media has launched two new Slingboxs in the UK today; The Slingbox PRO and the Slingbox SOLO. The new devices, which allow you to watch and control their home cable, satellite or digital video recorder (DVR) anywhere they can access the Internet...

  • EchoStar to acquire Sling Media
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    EchoStar to acquire Sling Media

    By 25 September 2007

    Satellite television company EchoStar has announced a deal to acquire Sling Media for $380 million. Sling Media is the maker of the Sling Box, among other products, that lets users watch their home TV anywhere in the world via the internet. "As an early...

  • SlingPlayer Mobile now compatible with Windows Mobile 6
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    SlingPlayer Mobile now compatible with Windows Mobile 6

    By 21 June 2007

    Sling Media has announced that its SlingPlayer Mobile software is now compatible with Microsoft's Windows Mobile 6 operating system. SlingPlayer Mobile gives Slingbox owners the ability to watch and control their home TV from a network-enabled Windows...

  • Sling Media Slinglink Turbo review
    Home Cinema 4 out of 5

    Sling Media Slinglink Turbo review

    By 21 June 2007

    Wireless networks are great until you have to stretch any real distance or you live in a house that has walls thicker than the Tower of London's battlements. Sling Media, creators of the Slingbox that allows you to watch your television anywhere in the...

  • SlingPlayer finally arrives for UK Mac
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    SlingPlayer finally arrives for UK Mac

    By 2 May 2007

    Sling Media has finally sorted itself out and released a Mac friendly version of its SlingPlayer viewing application. Promised towards the end of 2006, the Windows only program went on sale nearly a year ago. The US received a Apple-friendly application...

  • CES 2007: Sling Media announces new SlingCatcher
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    CES 2007: Sling Media announces new SlingCatcher

    By 9 January 2007

    Sling Media is a one trick pony no more. They have launched the SlingCatcher that acts as a “reverse Slingbox” to deliver video to TVs located around the home as well as in remote locations. The new device runs with two new applications: SlingProjector...

  • SlingPlayer Mobile to be available for any Symbian-based smartphone
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    SlingPlayer Mobile to be available for any Symbian-based smartphone

    By 17 October 2006

    The announcement by Sony today that LocationFree Player is now available for the Sony Ericsson P990 smartphone seems like a case of “Me, too”, as Sling Media has announced that its SlingPlayer Mobile software will be available to all Symbian-based...

  • Sling media launch Slingbox Pro, Slingbox Tuner and Slingbox AV
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    Sling media launch Slingbox Pro, Slingbox Tuner and Slingbox AV

    By 28 September 2006

    Sling Media maker of the Slingbox location TV device that allow you to watch your television anywhere in the world as long as you've got an internet connection, has announced three new devices in the US on Wednesday. The Slingbox Pro, Slingbox Tuner and...

  • SlingMedia looking for Mac beta testers
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    SlingMedia looking for Mac beta testers

    By 12 July 2006

    SlingMedia, makers of the Slingbox, a device that allows you to watch your television on a laptop anywhere in the world via an internet connection, is looking for beta Testers to test out the Mac version of its software Those wanting to be involved need...

  • Slingmedia Slingbox - UK EXCLUSIVE review
    Home Cinema 4.5 out of 5

    Slingmedia Slingbox - UK EXCLUSIVE review

    By 30 May 2006

    So you're sitting in a hotel in the middle of Europe and apart from the German porn on RTL and perhaps the BBC World Service on the other, everything is in a language you just can't understand. If only you could access your television at home... Well...

  • Sling Media coming to a UMPC near you
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    Sling Media coming to a UMPC near you

    By 11 March 2006

    Sling Media, the service that allows you to watch your home television in the world has announced that it will be offering a customised version of its SlingPlayer for the newly launched Ultra-Mobile PC. The news will be welcomed by manufacturers like...

  • CES 2006: Slingbox TV player coming to the UK
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    CES 2006: Slingbox TV player coming to the UK

    By 7 January 2006

    Slingbox, the US device that allows you to watch television from your home anywhere in the world as long as there is an internet-enabled PC is coming to the UK this year. A spokeswoman told Pocket-lint on the Sling Media stand at CES in Las Vegas “A...