Sling gets in the remote business with the Sling Touch Control 100
byBen Drawbaugh||January 6th 2010 at 2:16amJanuary 6th 2010 2:16 am
Yes we agree, that is one fine looking touch screen remote, and yes that is real guide data via built in WiFi you see there. In fact it leverages SlingGuide which includes the ability to search for shows right on the remote. That beautiful screen is a 4.3 inch capacitive touch screen and features a 272x480 resolution. As expected, the Sling Touch Control 100 communicates via IR, but it can also use IP to control your DVR or other Sling devices. So yeah, it is pretty sweet, but of course there's a catch and for once it isn't the price. No, the problem is this is only available via your cable or satellite provider and we don't know about you, but our provider just isn't that cool.