SlingPlayer software to be announced for BlackBerry Pearl 8120

Summary:Colleague John Falcone reports that Sling Media-  has confirmed a new update of its SlingPlayer software will be announced for BlackBerry.The release will enable SlingMedia to streamlive TV to be streamed from any Slingbox model over  a 3G or WiFi connection to BlackBerry Pearl 8120's.

Colleague John Falcone reports that Sling Media-  has confirmed a new update of its SlingPlayer software will be announced for

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BlackBerry.

The release will enable SlingMedia to streamlive TV to be streamed from any Slingbox model over  a 3G or WiFi connection to BlackBerry Pearl 8120's.

The software, which will be priced at a one-time $30 fee, will be shown at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas next week. It's similar to SlingPlayer software already available for Windows Mobile, Palm and Symbian phones.

Public release is expected by the end of 2008.

Oh wait, now I can say "this year."

Topics: Hardware, BlackBerry, CXO, IT Employment, Mobility, Software

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