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Slingbox Rocks!

By Andrew Pollack on 01/08/2008 at 06:43 PM EST

picture of john stewart on my pc in a slingbox windowHere's a tease for you. I'm in my car, parked outside the indoor arena where Ari is practicing her soccer. I've got the EV-DO card turned on, and am connected to my brand new Slingbox. I'm watching Jon Stewart and the clarity is perfect. I did adjust the buffer to a full 15 seconds, because this is a kind of bursty connection. In the first minute or so of the stream, it can be a little jittery, but slow the buffer fills up and the picture gets better and better as the "slingstream" uses the available bandwidth to balance clarity and speed. I am VERY impressed.

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I'm a fan tooBy Amy Blumenfield on 01/08/2008 at 08:27 PM EST
Especially when I'm traveling. I was in China and was able to watch stuff I had
recorded on my DVR. Now, that was cool.
re: Slingbox Rocks!By Chris Miller on 01/09/2008 at 04:19 PM EST
I use it all over the world, love it. Now the HD version is out but requires
massive amounts of up bandwidth

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