Hello Slingbox enthusiasts!


We have made updates to SlingPlayer for iPhone, iPad and Android Phone!


Updates to Slingplayer for iPad include:

  • Roku Support: You can now use Slingplayer for iPad with your Roku devices to stream TV to a big screen
  • Airplay in the background: After you send your video to Apple TV, put the app in the background for multitasking or turn off the iPad screen and enjoy uninterrupted video on Apple TV
  • Launch preference: In settings->general, choose between video/guide/gallery as your starting point
  • Edit channel list: In settings-> channels-> edit hidden channels, you can not customize your channel lineup
  • Favorites for international users: For users outside of the US, set favorite channels for easy access
  • Various performance improvements and bug fixes


Updates to Slingplayer for iPhone include:

  • Improvements to Roku handoff: After you send your video to Slingplayer on Roku, the phone is not required to keep video streaming on Roku. Put the app in the background, turn off the screen, or turn off the phone entirely and continue enjoying your TV on the big screen.
  • Thuuz app deep-link compatibility: Download the Thuuz app to be alerted about the best sports games and link directly to watch live with SlingPlayer.
  • Visual design updates
  • Various performance improvements and bug fixes


Updates to Slingplayer for Android Phone include:

  • Improvements to Roku handoff: After you send your video to Slingplayer on Roku, the phone is not required to keep video streaming on Roku. Leave the room, answer a phone call, or turn off the phone entirely and continue enjoying your TV on the big screen.
  • Visual design updates
  • Various performance improvements and bug fixes


Thanks,

Sling Support Team