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SlingPlayer for iPad

By Sling Media

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Description

Get the most out of your Sling devices and turn your iPad into a TV with Slingplayer for iPad. With a Sling device at home and Slingplayer on your iPad, enjoy live or recorded TV over 3G, 4G, or WiFi. Take control of your TV and DVR from your tablet. Replace your traditional program guide with a fun and easier way to find your shows on your big screen TV with Gallery View*. Set up your own favorites and find all the news, shows, movies, or games that are on. Get live sports scores and statistics while watching the game. Pause, fast-forward, rewind, and even schedule DVR recordings.

• 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. View them when you want, where you want, and become the spoiler in your social group with Facebook and Twitter integration*.
• Play and schedule DVR recordings.
• Watch on a second TV anywhere via Apple TV® and Roku®.
• Enjoy full hand-off to Roku – multi-task while watching with your Roku.
• With a Slingbox 500, watch recommended and popular YouTube videos related to your live TV
• No monthly fees.

*available in the US and Canada only. Not available on Slingbox M1.

COMPATIBLE APPLE DEVICES:
- iPad only (iOS 7.0+)

COMPATIBLE SLING DEVICES*:
- Slingbox M1
- Slingbox 500
- Slingbox 350
- Slingbox PRO-HD
- Slingbox SOLO

*Some features not available for Slingbox M1. Slingplayer for iPad will not work with Sling devices prior to SOLO and PRO-HD, as legacy boxes do not have the hardware capability to stream at the iPad’s higher resolution. If you own a prior-generation Sling, you may be eligible to receive an upgrade discount on a supported model. Please visit http://www.sling.com/upgrade for details.

If you are a DISH Network customer, the following devices are NOT compatible with the Slingplayer app. Please download the free DISH Anywhere app.
- Hopper with Sling receiver
- Hopper receiver
- VIP 922 receiver
- Sling Adapter

Watch and control video sources such as:
- Cable/satellite set-top box and DVR
- Telco / IPTV set-top box and DVR
- Basic cable
- Digital Over-the-Air broadcasts (Slingbox PRO-HD only)
- Tivo
- Home security cameras
- Blu-ray/DVD players

To learn more about Sling, please visit http://www.sling.com.

Note: While the Slingplayer app is available for download in all countries, Sling hardware is required, and is only available for purchase from authorized resellers in the following countries: United States, Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bermuda, Brazil, Canada, Columbia, Denmark, El Salvador, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, San Marino, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom, Vatican City. Hardware warranty and technical support is only provided in the country where the Slingbox purchase is made, and only if the purchase was from an authorized reseller. For more information, please refer to your locale's Slingbox Warranty.

What's New in Version 3.4.5

- Bug fixes

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Customer Reviews

Great product (after a few tweaks)

Purchased a Slingbox 350HD at a very good price on a sale ($50). I was worried a bit about quality as there is no HDMI...I never should have. This box works great and quality is excellent. We access via iPads and a WDTV box for a big screen at the cabin. The only thing holding back the quality at the cabin is our DL speed there is only 4mbs. We get occasional buffering and a drop in quality. Generally it always works smooth and the ipads are perfect HD.

My reason for dropping from 5 stars is that this product did require some tweaking at the router end. When initially installed we would loose visibility to the Slingbox and continually had to repower it after we got home. Very frustrated at first with the product thinking i made a mistake getting it...It turned out to be some kind of setting (locking the http://) in the router. The solution was easily fixed with the great support folks at Sling however this type of issue should be part of the setup software.

I love the Sling Box!!!

It works wonderfully well. Not only does it allow me to watch programs remotely on my phone and tablet; it also allows me to watch cable on TV in a cottage which does not have cable service. The cottage does have Internet service and a Roku streaming device connected to the TV. The Sling Box casts the signal wirelessly from my cable box at home to the Roku connected to the TV. I use my phone to initiate the connection between the SlingBox/cable box in my home and the Roku in the cottage. Once started my phone is available to do other things. I can now avoid a paying a second cable bill in the cottage.

Good but still complex

The Slingbox is very powerful and mostly reliable. A lot of work has gone into making it easy to install and even to use. As features are added, the management screens have become more complex. I have trouble seeing and using the controls on my iPad Air and iPad Minis and don't look forward to trying client on my future IPhone 6.
It would be nice/helpful to have an "old man" mode which limits the on screen icons to a larger size. The icons should be limited to live, normal mode, and channel number. The current live controls for volume etc. are good.

SlingPlayer for iPad
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  • $14.99
  • Category: Entertainment
  • Updated:
  • Version: 3.4.5
  • Size: 23.5 MB
  • Languages: English, Bokmål, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish
  • Seller:
Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
  • Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
  • Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes
  • Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
  • Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
  • Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
  • Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence

Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.

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