24 NOV

SlingPlayer for iPad Released

by Marianne Schultz
 

As promised earlier this month, Sling Media has released its SlingPlayer Mobile app for the iPad. The app just hit the App Store a few moments ago and is priced at $29.99. The app allows owners of a compatible Slingbox device to watch and control TV content at home on an iPad anywhere.

When connected over 3G or Wi-Fi to a Slingbox SOLO or PRO-HD (Slingboxes* sold separately), you can play anything you can see on your home TV on your iPad. View and control video sources such as:

  • Cable set-top box and DVR
  • Satellite set-top box and DVR
  • Telco / IPTV set-top box and DVR
  • Basic Cable
  • Digital Over-the-Air broadcasts (Slingbox Pro-HD only)
  • Tivo
  • Apple TV
  • Home security cameras

The app’s description specifies that this app will only work with the Slingbox SOLO and Slingbox PRO-HD devices.

As we expected, Sling Media created a separate app for the iPad instead of converting the existing SlingPlayer Mobile for iPhone app into a universal one. If you have both an iPad and iPhone and want to be able to make use of your Slingbox on both devices, you’ll need to pony up $29.99 for each version.

  • $1499Buy Now
    Entertainment

    SlingPlayer for iPad

    Last Changed:
    2 weeks ago
    Rating:
    3.50 (40)
    Version:
    3.3
    iOS iPad

    Get the most out of your Sling devices and turn your iPad into a TV with Slingplayer for iPad. With a Sling device at home and Slingplayer on your iPad, enjoy live or recorded TV over 3G, 4G, or...

  • $1499Buy Now
    Entertainment

    SlingPlayer for iPhone

    Last Changed:
    2 weeks ago
    Rating:
    4.00 (29)
    Version:
    3.8.1
    iOS iPhone

    Get the most out of your Sling devices and turn your iPhone into a TV with Slingplayer for iPhone. With a Sling device at home and Slingplayer on your iPhone, enjoy live or recorded TV over 3G, 4G,...

3 Comments

  1. John Hoving

    As usual greedy greedy sling media screws their customers yet again. I for one will not be buying this, I will just use my iphone program, or get a hacked version at some point.

  2. patrick

    hallo opzoek naar mooie vrouwen

  3. patrick

    hallo

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