SlingPlayer Mobile on the iPhone will be demoed at Apple's WWDC this week

SlingPlayer Mobile on the iPhone will be demoed at Apple's WWDC this week

Summary: One of the applications I always knew would be a wonderful addition to the iPhone with its large beautiful display is SlingPlayer Mobile and tonight I received an email from their new Beta Manager that a proof of concept version will be shown at the WWDC this week. They will show a version running on a jailbroken iPhone and unfortunately this version is not available to anyone, even if you you a jailbroken iPhone. Sling Media is still waiting for the final release of the SDK and will then attempt to get SlingPlayer Mobile out and available through the Apple store for everyone to purchase.

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One of the applications I always knew would be a wonderful addition to the iPhone with its large beautiful display is SlingPlayer Mobile and tonight I received an email from their new Beta Manager that a proof of concept version will be shown at the WWDC this week. They will show a version running on a jailbroken iPhone and unfortunately this version is not available to anyone, even if you you a jailbroken iPhone. Sling Media is still waiting for the final release of the SDK and will then attempt to get SlingPlayer Mobile out and available through the Apple store for everyone to purchase. Check out more photos and a video of this in action at Dave Zatz's site.

SlingPlayer Mobile on the iPhone will be demoed at Apple’s WWDC this week

I was expecting a SlingPlayer Mobile client when the new iPhone 2.0 firmware was released, but am a bit surprised that they won't have a version ready to go after tomorrow's announcement and this has me wondering what applications, if any, we will see actually available for us tomorrow. Hopefully, the new firmware is available for us to upgrade our devices and Sling Media is able to quickly get the application up and running. I look forward to seeing videos of the demonstration that I am sure many people will be capturing this week.

Topics: iPhone, Apple, Mobility

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  • Probably no good on 1st gen iPhones...

    except for places with wi-fi. EDGE is too slow, according to both Sling's listed requirements and my trial of SlingPlayer mobile on an older Windows Mobile phone. It'll be great to have for a 3G iPhone though; it works pretty well on my 3G-capable BlackJack. If they've got 3G data speeds, SlingPlayer is available, and they manage well-implemented Exchange integration via ActiveSync and I'll be rushing to get the new iPhone...
    PretzelBoy