Category Archives: Place Shifting

Verizon Wireless Quietly Renting Slingboxes

Over a year ago Sling Media announced a deal with Verizon Wireless to rent a Slingbox to Verizon Wireless customers for uses with their mobile devices. Instead of buying a Slingbox at retail users would be able to rent a … Continue reading

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Get to Know SlingPlayer for…

Sling Media today released a slew of videos in a “Get to Know SlingPlayer for [insert platform here]” series. The current generation of clients are very nice, so it is good to see them promoting them. It would be nice … Continue reading

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Dish Network Gets Hopped Up On MoCA

One of the recent bits of news out of CES was DISH Networks introduction of their whole-home DVR. Rather than model number like DirecTV’s oh-so-catchy HR34, they’ve reached down under to give their units cute names. The main DVR is … Continue reading

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Jason Wong, TiVo Director Product Marketing, Talks About The Future

Last September at the IBC show in Amsterdam, Netherlands TiVo’s Director of Product Marketing, Jason Wong, sat down for an interview, the video of which has just been posted. He had a few interesting things to say which hint at … Continue reading

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Broadcom And ViXS Get Their Chips In A Sling… Er, I Mean, A Sling In Their Chips

I was a little disappointed by the news out of CES last week. While there were certainly a lot of cool devices, like 4K Passive 3D TVs, razor thin OLED HDTVs with actual large screens, etc., a lot of the … Continue reading

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