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BETA: Sling Media released SlingPlayer Mobile for Pocket PC BETA 1.1
Posted by Arne Hess - on Sunday, 27.08.06 - 17:06:21 CET under 02 - Windows Mobile News - Viewed 13533x
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Following Sling Media's latest Windows XP SlingPlayer releases, Sling Media released another SlingPlayer Mobile for Pocket PC Beta, which is now available to all registered (US) Slingbox owners at
This Beta version of SlingPlayer Mobile for Pocket PC provides a preview on feature enhancements over the current v1.0, as well as to obtain users' valuable feedback. As always, also this Beta version will expire after an evaluation period.

SlingPlayer Mobile for Pocket PC v 1.1 BETA Features:

Enhanced Video Performance

  • Smoother video and minimizes occasional stutter
  • Faster video quality stabilization at beginning of connection
  • Better performance in relatively lower bandwidth environment (a 3G cellular/WiFi/USB-based connection still recommended)
  • New resolutions provided as optional use in lower bandwidth environment

Conflict Manager

  • You can now disconnect your other connection to Slingbox and gain control of the connection from your mobile device with SlingPlayer Mobile

Expanded Use of Favorites

  • Now also available in Full-Screen mode (on devices supporting this mode)
  • More channels with logos available as Favorites

Other Enhanced Features

  • Software update alerts
  • "X" on top right of player window fully closing the application, as a player option
  • New skin providing a more streamlined interface that enhances viewing experience
  • Better timeout management due to weak signal
  • More robust remote control library
  • Improved messaging when no video signal detected to facilitate troubleshooting
  • Full screen-related messaging disabled on Treo/ square display devices

In order to download the Beta software, you must register your Slingbox first.

Cheers ~ Arne

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