Latest SlingPlayer App Update Adds Video-Out
Sling Media has updated its application for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch to version 2.1. Aside from fixing bugs, the new application version introduces support for video out via component cable when streaming in high-quality mode. SlingPlayer Mobile allows iPhone/iPad users to watch content on their home DVRs remotely on their iOS device. A SlingBox hooked up to users' home television system is required. The application costs $29.95.
Apple Says Final Version of iOS 10 to Be Available Sept. 13
Apple today revealed that iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch owners will be able to upgrade to the latest version of its iOS platform come September 13. iOS 10 focuses on integrating Siri into third-party apps and makes significant changes to the Apple Photos, News, Maps, and Music apps.
Verizon Zero-Rates Its Fios Mobile Video App
Verizon Wireless today said the company's Fios home internet and television customers can stream an unlimited amount of live and recorded shows over LTE without impacting their monthly data allotment. Specifically, Fios customers can use the Fios Mobile app on their smartphones and tablets to watch 140 channels of live television, movies, and stored DVR content.
iOS 11.2.1 Arrives to Stomp Out Bugs
Apple today made iOS 11.2.1 available to the iPhone and iPad in order to resolve performance issues. Specifically, the update tackles a problem that could disable remote access to shared users of the Home application.
iPad Earns Its Own Version of Google Assistant
Google today announced a new version of Google Assistant specifically built for the Apple iPad. Google says Assistant on iPad can do all the same things Assistant can do on the iPhone, and yet it takes advantage of the added screen real estate of the iPad to display more information.