New Slingbox Features: Movies, Media and More

updatesSeveral new Slingbox features were recently launched:

  • Blockbuster On Demand
    Part of a firmware and software client update, Blockbuster On Demand is the premium video service for the Slingbox 500,  allowing owners to search, browse, view trailers and rent movies for viewing on their big-screen TVs.
  • My Media
    Customers can now access their personal photos and videos stored on a USB drive when it is attached to the Slingbox 500.  Through the SlingPlayer client, users can open their PC/Mac or iPhone to view images that are loaded onto the drive back home.  Coming soon on iPad and Android tablets and smartphones.
  • SlingPlayer for Web
    Updates have been made to include the following features:

    • Support for Microsoft Windows 8.1 and IE 11
    • Support for Apple OS X Mavericks and Safari 7
  • AirPlay
    We’re also providing AirPlay support for SlingPlayer Mobile for iPhone and iPad. This feature gives Apple TV customers the ability to watch their home TV on another TV — inside the home or at a remote location. Airplay support is available for customers who own a Slingbox 500, Slingbox 350, Slingbox PRO-HD or Slingbox SOLO.

Want to take advantage of these new features? Visit our website for specific instructions.

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