PC users have known the joy that is Slingbox for some time now, but now eager Mac enthusiasts, including Miss Hilary Duff, can get their Slingbox fix served up to their computers on the daily. Slingbox, is a nifty device that can turn the internet-connected computer or mobile device into your home television. Meaning you can record your favorite shows and watch TV virtually anywhere. It's a real hit with frequent travelers, celebrities and, well geeks, and the kicker is, it's not crazy expensive or complicated.
While some of us are still stationary TiVo and DVR junkies, many uber geeks have moved on to Sling Media's SlingPlayer, which is a software application that connects you to your Slingbox and allows remote control of the video source device. It's been a hit with PC users for some time now, but with the release of the SlingPlayer for Mac, Version 1.0 it can now be enjoyed on Macintosh-based systems.
With this software release, Slingbox owners can now view their television directly on their Macintosh computer screen. With full remote control, they can watch content from their home entertainment system whether from cable, DVR, DVD and even a full range of Apple entertainment products including: Apple TV®, Front Row, iPod® in Apple's Universal Dock® or iPod in an iPod Hi-Fi™.
You can download it for your mac here.