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SlingPlayer Updated with BlackBerry Bold 9700 Support

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SlingPlayer hasn’t been updated in a long time but their recent update comes with a few useful features. SlingPlayer allows you to extend your home TV to mobile, and flip through channels with the virtual remote control; or pause, fast forward, rewind, and even schedule DVR recordings. With their latest update, you can view in widescreen, zoom, as well as get high quality video performance over 3G or WiFi on your Bold 9700.

More information about SlingPlayer is available at SlingMedia.com.

SlingPlayer for BlackBerry beta now open to all

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The SlingPlayer for BlackBerry beta we told you about a few weeks back has launched today and is now available to all. The public beta is available to BlackBerry users in the US, Canada and UK and SlingPlayer has a list of recommended BlackBerry devices, which you can see below.

    * BlackBerry Bold
    * BlackBerry Curve 8900
    * BlackBerry 8820
    * BlackBerry Curve 8320
    * BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220
    * BlackBerry Pearl 8120

    Requires OS 4.5

To see the complete requirements and download instructions, head to the link below. After the public beta, SlingPlayer is offering a free 30 day trial and then charging $29.99 for full purchase.

http://www.slingmedia.com/go/blackberry

SlingPlayer for BlackBerry public beta coming December 30th

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Anyone familiar with SlingPlayer should be chomping very excited that it will soon be available for BlackBerry. That’s right, Sling Media announced late last night that SlingPlayer Mobile for BlackBerry will enter public beta beginning December 30th. The public beta will be available to BlackBerry users in the US, Canada and UK initially. Here’s a list of supported BlackBerrys for the public beta:

    * BlackBerry Bold
    * BlackBerry Curve 8900
    * BlackBerry 8820
    * BlackBerry Curve 8320
    * BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220
    * BlackBerry Pearl 8120

Note: SlingPlayer Mobile for BlackBerry requires OS 4.5 or higher! For more information make sure to check out http://www.slingmedia.com/go/blackberry.

BlackBerry SlingPlayer launches beta sign-up

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SlingMediaSlingPlayer has opened the gates for application to test out its new TV software for BlackBerry that made such a splash at CES this year. You can sign up for the beta when it’s ready over here, but you you’ll probably need a SlingBox hooked up to your TV already in order to participate, and an unlimited data plan will likely be necessary. Still, it’s a big step for streaming video on BlackBerry, and hopefully not the last.

Thanks Robb!