Sling Media Preparing SlingPlayer for Blackberry OS

Sling Media spreads location-shifting love far and wide, and now we're hearing that the company is further sowing the seeds of TV everywhere by preparing SlingPlayer Mobile for the Blackberry. On the heels of the company's announcement that it will be supporting Symbian S60 software, and after supporting Windows… » 9/27/07 1:00pm 9/27/07 1:00pm

MobiTV Demos WiMax Video Reception: Crispy Clean

We've heard a lot of talk about WiMax, the Wi-Fi that can go for miles and miles, and now MobiTV is demonstrating its first implementation in a WiMax broadcast network. Engineers were transmitting TV signals from just a few feet away, but this techno-demo shows us what it'll be like at the end of 2007 when Sprint… » 1/10/07 3:36pm 1/10/07 3:36pm

Geforce TV Tuner: Video Everywhere, Still Nothing On

Geforce will release this odd-looking TV tuner in Japan next March, and it's designed to be plugged into portable DVD players and such, giving you TV everywhere. The Geforce G-WWT-1201B even has 512MB of flash memory, which is enough to record two or three hours of programming. Hey, that's just about long enough to… » 12/21/06 9:14am 12/21/06 9:14am

Hava Place Shifter Reviewed (Verdict: Ain't No Slingbox)

Dave Zatz, Slingbox fan, tested out the Hava location shifter and confirmed our earlier thoughts that it didn't quite measure up to the Slingbox. The Hava does come with WiFi and live stream recording abilities, but its software was limited, there was no Mac support, and it had trouble with streaming over EV-DO. » 12/20/06 4:00pm 12/20/06 4:00pm

SlingPlayer Beta for Mac Updated, Development Plods Along Like a…

The SlingPlayer software beta for the Mac continues making progress at a snail's pace, and today there's an updated client available which fixes a few bugs and supports Mac OS X version 10.3.9. Plus, there's a new skin that looks a little bit more Mac-like. » 12/19/06 1:01pm 12/19/06 1:01pm

iPod Video a Flop? Plus, Our Field Test on Tiny Video Watching

Nielsen Media Research, that company that watches the TV watchers, did a study last month about Apple's iPod and the amount of video that people are actually watching on it. The result? People are listening to a whole lot more music than they are watching videos on the portable players. Less than 1% of content played… » 11/20/06 9:54am 11/20/06 9:54am