Sling first expanded its SlingPlayer
app to Facebook and Chrome
a few days ago, and now the company is extending those streams to the TV (without a dedicated SlingCatcher
or mobile device TV-out
) with apps for connected devices. Today the company announced the Boxee Box app
would be first out of the gate, arriving ahead of the promised Google TV version we're also expecting
. Interestingly, there does not appear to be a charge for the app (which runs $30 on mobiles and tablets), so if you have a Slingbox Solo or Pro-HD and one of the green and black media streamers all you have to do is download and press play. We'll give it a shot and let you know how it works, until then just press play on the demo video embedded above for a quick look.