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January 12, 2006

SlingPlayer Mac Announced at CES

It looks like Sling Media is listening to Mac users. According to Sling Media's PR:

San Mateo , CA – January 10, 2006 — Sling Media, Inc., a digital lifestyle consumer electronics products company, today announced SlingPlayer Mac, giving Mac users the ability to watch and control their home television from an Internet-connected Macintosh computer anywhere in the world. The software client is in alpha, but the company is conducting a demonstration outside the Macworld Conference and Expo taking place this week in San Francisco, California.

They continue:

Just like the SlingPlayer software for Windows-based computers, SlingPlayer Mac will deliver the ability to watch living room TV programming from virtually anywhere you can get a broadband Internet connection anywhere in the world. On-screen remote controls will allow full manipulation of the home television source, including the ability to change channels and navigate menus. In addition, if a customer has a digital video recorder (DVR) they will also enjoy those added features including the ability to pause, rewind or fast forward live TV or watch recorded content stored on the DVR.

They've also announced SlingPlayer Mobile for Wndows Mobile PDAs and Smartphones, for you PDA users out there.

More at [thanks Slingbox411]

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Posted by William Hungerford at January 12, 2006 10:24 AM

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