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Thread: SlingPlayer to be Released!!! Possibly Tonight!

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    Default SlingPlayer to be Released!!! Possibly Tonight!
    Found this over at iClairified:
    MacRumors has learned that SlingPlayer for iPhone is set to be released tonight in the App Store.

    In addition to full support of current Slingboxes (PRO-HD and SOLO), legacy Slingboxes, which include the Classic, AV, and TUNER, will work with the application but will not be officially supported. However, the application will supposedly be limited to streaming only over Wi-Fi connections

    The app is said to be priced at $29.99
    and Engadget:

    After what has become one of the longer (and certainly one of the highest-profile) App Store approval delays, SlingPlayer Mobile for iPhone has finally gotten Apple's blessing -- with some serious changes under the hood. Most importantly, 3G access has been disabled, meaning you'll only be able to get your Sling on over WiFi -- a serious blow to the app and a huge change from the way SlingPlayer Mobile works on other platforms -- and likely a verification that either Apple or AT&T took serious issue with the bandwidth load imposed by this type of app on the HSPA network. Despite the restriction, Sling will be charging a whopping $29.99 for the download; in exchange for your troubles, though, they've decided to lift the ban on older Slingboxes, with the caveat that they won't be officially supported if you run into trouble....
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    only problem, no 3G.

    hopefully somebody can fix that

    either way, great news!

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    sweet, nothing that voipover3G cant handle

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    Livin the iPhone Life reeko's Avatar
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    Exactly what i was going to say!

    Anyone know if voipover3G works on 3.0? Dont really want to downgrade to 2.2.1 unless i have to.....
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