Sling your heart out for the Mac

Twelve months ago, place-shifting video with our shiny new Slingbox was seriously cutting edge. Now we're dab hands, but our Macs have been sadly left

Twelve months ago, place-shifting video with our shiny new Slingbox was seriously cutting edge. Now we're dab hands, but our Macs have been sadly left out of this media-hurling revolution – 'til now that is.SlingPlayer for Mac, Version 1.0 has finally launched to make Slingbox a truly Apple-friendly product.And there's one new feature to add – support for Apple TV, complete with on-screen remote (pictured). So now you can stream content from your Mac over to Apple TV and then, er, Sling it back again to watch on your Mac. There's logic in that somewhere.

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