Category Archives: Sling Media

JVC Plans 55-Inch LCD HDTV With Embedded SlingPlayer

Consumer Electronics Daily reports that JVC is planning to release a new Internet connected 55-Inch LCD HDTV with SlingPlayer built in this fall, according to comments made by JVC parent Amtran Video Corp (AVC) during the recent CE Week in … Continue reading

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Understanding the Bandwidth Needs of SlingPlayer

Sling Media’s SlingSupport channel released this video which helps explain the bandwidth requirements for SlingPlayer for streaming content. While tech geeks likely already understand everything in the video, I think it is useful for the less technical user who may … Continue reading

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Woot! – Slingbox PRO-HD Just $169.99!

Today’s Woot! deal is a refurbished Slingbox PRO-HD for only $169.99 + $5 S&H. This is the top-of-the-line Slingbox, capable of handling 1080i component video and streaming full HD to clients local or remote – provided the pipe is big … Continue reading

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The Final Curtain Falls On Aria

We learned back in February that things were not going well for Aria, EchoStar’s effort to produce a CableCARD DVR for the US market. CableOne, who have been trialing the system, was reported to have given up on it and … Continue reading

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Where Does Sling Media Get Their Designs?

Dave Zatz of Zatz Not Funny recently called my attention to the site of New Deal Design. Specifically because we’re both ex-Sling employees, and it turns one one of New Deal Design’s clients is Sling Media. They have a short … Continue reading

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