Watch your favorite shows and sports on all the channels you subscribe to, even when you’re overseas.•Never miss a final episode or live event.
View them when you want, where you want, and become the spoiler in your social group.
(The i Pad, Android tablet, Windows Phone, and Kindle Fire apps haven’t received Sling Sync support as of yet.) Sling Sync also requires you to plug a USB drive into the USB port on the Slingbox, as the feature transfers videos and still images from your mobile device wirelessly to the USB drive, after which you can initiate and control playback using the Slingbox’s remote.
It wasn’t easy for me to get my Slingbox 500 to perform the required firmware upgrade.
It’s a 30 day evaluation version, and it costs to register after the 30 day trial.
• Watch and control your live and recorded TV shows anywhere, anytime – in up to Full HD.• No blocked shows or games in any location.
Watch your favorite shows and sports on all the channels you subscribe to, even when you’re overseas.• Get live sports stats*.• Never miss a final episode or live event.
We installed the US version, and it seems to work perfectly well with our UK PAL Slingbox, allowing us to watch and control our setup – pictured to the right, is us setting Sky via the onscreen remote control over a wi-fi connection on the Internet. Tests were done in January 2007 using Sling Player Mobile v184.108.40.206 running on an o2 XDA Orbit Pocket PC with a UK Slingbox running firmware v1.0.31.
If you’re looking for a Windows Mobile device with an Internet connection In the UK, you might want to consider a device like one of the T-Mobile MDA range, on the T-Mobile Web ‘ n’ Walk tariff, which offers some of the best data transfer deals at the moment. If you have a Slingbox, you can now watch the output of your Slingbox on an Apple i Phone.