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SlingPlayer optimized for Android tablets released

Written by Andre Yoskowitz @ 11 Oct 2011 3:13

SlingPlayer optimized for Android tablets released Sling Media has announced the launch of a SlingPlayer that is optimized for Android tablets running Honeycomb.
SlingPlayer lets SlingBox hardware owners "extend" their TV to their tablets.

The new software will take advantage of the larger resolutions of tablets alongside performance boosts.

Sling Media says that "new to this release of SlingPlayer is a revamped program guide that makes it easy to browse content choices while continuing to watch TV." On-screen controls are almost exactly as they are on the big-screen.

Adds the company:

A Slingbox is the perfect accessory to an Android tablet. When combined with SlingPlayer, now anyone with an Android device can enjoy a beautiful, personalized TV experience anywhere in the world.

The Sling Player for Honeycomb app costs $29.99, JPY 2600, UK GBP 20.99 or Euro EUR 23.99 in the Android Market.

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