sling tv Stories February 21

Dish separates out Sling TV subscribers for first time, reports 47% growth

Dish Network has for the first time separated out its Dish TV and Sling TV subscriber numbers. The company revealed the figures in its year-end financials for 2017 …

sling tv Stories June 22, 2017

Sling TV brings Cloud DVR support to iOS with latest update

Sling TV has released an update to its iOS app today that brings its Cloud DVR feature to iPhone and iPad.

sling tv Stories April 24, 2017

Sling TV has slowly been expanding access to its cloud DVR feature starting with its Android and Roku apps. Now Sling TV is announcing that its Apple TV app is next to gain the cloud DVR feature.

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sling tv Stories April 5, 2017

Sling TV announced today that it will be begin offering Showtime as an add-on channel for subscribers. The monthly rate when bundled with Sling TV’s live video streaming service is competitive to Showtime’s standalone option. While Sling TV is expanding its channel lineup, AT&T is using free access to HBO to promote its new unlimited data plans.

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sling tv Stories April 2, 2015

At the Spring Forward event, Apple and HBO announced HBO Now, an over-the-top unbundled streaming service for HBO shows, like Game of Thrones, independent of a cable subscription. They claimed that HBO Now would be ‘exclusive to Apple TV and iOS devices for three months’. This seemed like a great promotion for Apple’s television offerings, coinciding with a price cut of the Apple TV box to $69.

However, Sling TV has now announced that it will be offering the same deal through its service: HBO shows for $15 a month. This throws shade at Apple’s announcement — signing up for Sling TV will make HBO available on devices like the Roku this month. It is worth noting that the Sling deal also requires a subscription to Sling itself, HBO is only available as an add-on, which is an additional $20 a month.

Sling has found a ‘loophole’ in Apple’s deal so that it can offer cable-independent HBO content this month as well, sidelining Apple’s three month exclusivity window …

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sling tv Stories February 12, 2015

9to5Toys Last Call: iPod Shuffle $35, iTunes Free App of the Week, LG 40″ 4K UHDTV $499, more

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Today’s can’t miss deals:

Last Call updates:

 

Get a free Fire TV/Roku streaming stick or 50% off Fire TV/Roku 3 when you sign up for Sling TV

PNY Turbo 128GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive: $35 shipped (Reg. $70)

Canon EOS Rebel T3i DSLR (refurb) w/ 18-55mm Lens Kit $336 shipped (orig. $599)

Best Buy takes up to $250 off Apple MacBook Pro w/ Retina display, starting at $1,200

Caseology iPhone 6/Plus cases in multiple styles and colors from $6 w/ free shipping

Baytek iPhone 6/Plus Holster Case w/Kickstand $6 Prime shipped

Apple TV (current version): $80 shipped (Reg. $99)

Rocketcases Afterburner iPhone 6 3200mAh Battery Case w/ Kickstand: $40 shipped (Reg. $60)

Valentine’s Day Roundup: ProFlowers 30% off, Gap/Timbuk2/J.Crew up to 40% off, more

Small States: Woodchuck USA complements Apple products w/ USA-sourced wood, 15% off & giveaways

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