May 04, 2007 by Arlen Schweiger
Sling Media has helped PC people bring the comforts of their home TV with them on the road to their laptop computers. Earlier this week, the company announced that Mac fanboys will be able to do the same.
Sling Media now has availability of its SlingPlayer for Mac, a software client for Slingbox customers who want to view their home TV or Apple TV on their Mac desktop or laptop computers. SlingPlayer for Mac, Version 1.0, includes photo-realistic remote controls as well as the ability to program favorite channels with a full range of viewing modes all leveraging the Mac OS look and feel, the company says.
Available in the U.S. and Canada, the SlingPlayer for Mac supports all Slingbox hardware and can be downloaded free from Sling Media at:
With full remote control, Mac users can watch content from their home entertainment system whether from cable, DVR, DVD and even a full range of Apple entertainment products including: Apple TV, Front Row, iPod in Apple’s Universal Dock or iPod in an iPod Hi-Fi, says Sling Media.
SlingPlayer for Mac v. 1.0 is an Aqua application and adheres to Apple’s Human Interface Guidelines, according to the company. SlingPlayer for Mac supports both PowerPC and Intel platforms running OS X 10.3.9 and later.
For more information, visit www.slingmedia.com.
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