5 Best Ways to Watch or Listen to NASCAR While Mobile

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The Daytona 500 kicked off the 2014 NASCAR season with an exciting finish, especially for Dale Earnhardt, Jr. fans. The season picks back up starting the first weekend in March in all three of the NASCAR series and fans will want to get their racing fix, even on the go. Here are the 5 best […]

Most iPhones Won’t Stream Patriots vs Broncos Playoff Game

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Thanks to a maze of NFL broadcasting rights, most iPhone users will not be able to watch today’s Denver Broncos vs. New England Patriots playoff game on the go. While Mac, PC and tablet users will be able to stream the playoff game through CBSsports.com, only some iPhone users will be able to stream the […]

How to Watch Super Bowl 2013 on Android Phones

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Super Bowl XLVII arrives this February 3, and fans of their favorite team will be rooting for their team to win the the big game. Other NFL fans just want to enjoy the spectacle of one of the biggest sporting events of the year. All of our friends will likely talk about the big plays, […]

How To Watch the NFL Playoffs on the iPhone, iPad and Android

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NFL fans know the playoffs begin Saturday, January 5. Many of us can’t sit in front of a TV to watch all the games. Those who can will likely use a smartphone or tablet to supplement their TV viewing with some good second screen apps. To watch the NFL playoffs on a mobile device will […]

Saturday Night and Tablets

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For more years than I can count I’ve spent my Saturday nights at a theatre. Whether I’m in rehearsal or just at the theatre in my office while the current show is going on I’m at the theatre. I’m at the theatre for most of my life and on many other nights as well, but […]

Slingbox 500 Review: Take Your TV Anywhere

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The Slingbox 500 is a small box that connects to your cable or satellite box and streams your full channel line-up to mobile apps on the iPhone, iPad and Android or a computer. Unlike online streaming services and cable apps, there is no limit to what shows and channels are available or limits on where you can […]

Holiday Gift Guide 2012: Connected Home

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It’s hard to buy a gift for gadget lovers, but these connected home gifts allow iPhone and Android users to control their home’s temperature, lighting, locks, garage doors and more with a smartphone or tablet. Connected home gifts don’t need expensive professional installations and time consuming wiring anymore. With a little gadget know-how and a […]

How to Watch Live TV on the iPad & iPad mini

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It’s easy to watch live TV on the iPad and iPad mini thanks to a great collection of apps and services updated for 2012. Most of the apps for watching live TV on the iPad and iPad mini are free to download, but need a cable or satellite subscription. Several apps only work on a […]

Buyer Be Cautious with the New Slingbox 500

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I’ve had a love/hate relationship with Slingbox for some time. I love it when it works and, well, I hate it when it doesn’t. The reason previous Slingbox models would not work for me have to do with HDMI, HDCP (High-Bandwidith Digital Copy Protection) or SOC (Selectable Output Control) protection schemes. Content providers change these […]

SlingBox Pro-HD Review: Bring Your TV With You

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The SlingBox Pro-HD along with the collection of SlingPlayer apps does a decent job of streaming your home TV content to your Apple iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Android device or laptop. Unlike cable TV apps, which restrict use to your house and to specific cable companies, the SlingBox Pro-HD works anywhere you have an Internet […]

Sling Media Brings SlingPlayer to Facebook

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Sling Media’s strategy seems confusing to me at times. If you have a Slingbox you can view video from your TV on a device, in most cases with a SlingPlayer App. Sling has come under fire because they do charge for those Apps and if you want to use them on multiple platforms, you are […]

Tech Gifts for Sports Lovers

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Maybe you’re looking for a great gadget to give to a loved one this holiday season. Or maybe you’re looking for a sports related gift to give to somebody that is passionate about their local pro or college team. Well, how about combining both? Here you’ll find five gadgets that are perfect for somebody that […]

Sling Media Releases New Android App for Honeycomb Tablets

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The SlingPlayer for Tablets App for Android Honeycomb Tablets got previewed a bit ago and now it is available for the now familiar $29.99 price tag that Sling Media charges for each of its Apps. I’ve had a love hate relationship with Sling Media, its Slingbox and Apps for quite some time. First, the love […]

How To Watch Baseball Playoffs At Work and On Your iPhone, iPad & Android

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With the 2011 Postseason underway, there’s no doubt you are looking for a way to watch the Detroit Tigers run up the score on the New York Yankees from work or on your iPhone or Android. Whether you are rooting for the Tampa Bay Rays, Texas Rangers, St. Louis Cardinals, Philadelphia Phillies Arizona Diamondbacks or the Milwaukee Brewers you […]

Ups and Downs with Slingbox PRO HD. Mostly Downs.

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I’ve been a big user of Slingmedia’s Slingbox for some time. I used a Slingbox Pro for some time and had no real issues with the device. I was able to sling video from my home setup to any computer I was using successfully. I’ve also purchased and used the mobile Apps on Windows Mobile […]

SlingPlayer Mobile for iPad Getting Closer

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The Sling Media folks have been working on the SlingPlayer Mobile App for the iPad for awhile and it looks like it is getting closer to release. In the accompanying video the narrator touts the video quality and says it is the best they’ve been able to produce thanks to Apple’s streaming technology that uses […]

SlingPlayer for Windows Phone 7 Demo Video

As we pointed out yesterday, a lot apps are finally starting to show up in Microsoft’s App Market. With 1,000 apps in the App Market, Microsoft has some serious catching up to do. Fortunately, it looks like SlingPlayer for Windows Phone 7 will be out soon and it’s one good looking app. It’s already available […]

SlingPlayer Mobile for iPhone Works Well Enough on iPad

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When the Slingbox folks first released SlingPlayer Mobile for the iPhone, I was one of the many folks who resisted picking it up simply because it didn’t work on 3G at the time. I did change my mind once that 3G restriction was lifted and plopped down the $29.99 for the App. Like many who […]

SlingPlayer Mobile Will Debut on the iPhone But Crippled

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Talk about a crazy saga. The saga of the SlingPlayer Mobile app for the iPhone is one for the history books. Previewed at CES2009 with lots of fanfare, and then talked about incessantly since, the App has seen a long (too long) delay in getting approved in by Apple, and presumably AT&T.