This is one fancy remote control. Featuring a touchscreen that lets you manage your DVR as if it was media stored on your phone, it’s unfortunately only coming direct from US pay TV/satellite providers.
Sling just unveiled a trio of new products, which include a monitor that connects to local Slingboxes over Wi-Fi, a receiver that catches TV streams over Wi-Fi, and a Slingbox that plugs into your set-top box via USB. Swoon.
We all know that tens of thousands of iPhones streaming TV 3G from their Slingboxes would slow down AT&T’s already saggy network. What we don’t get is how AT&T is justifying their position.