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 Mobile powered device.

This announcement means that SlingPlayer Mobile is now compatible with devices that run Windows Mobile 6 Standard and Professional editions, Windows Mobile 5.0, and Windows Mobile 2003 Second Edition.

SlingPlayer Mobile is available for download from Sling Media's UK web site (link below) and includes a 30-day free trial. If you like what you see, the retail price of the application is £19.99.

Existing SlingPlayer Mobile customers just need to request a new registration key from Sling Media to get the updated version, they can do so by contacting Sling Media customer care via the second link below or by calling 020 7294 0157.