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Slingbox and Apple TV hook up

Slingbox and Apple TV hook up

When Steve Jobs announced the Apple TV, a lot of people started braying for a one-on-one deathmatch between it and the Slingbox.  Since then, reviewers and news-peddlers invariably describe the two as being in vengeful competition; the question is clear: are you an Apple or a Slinger?  But over at Sling Media they've obviously not been told about this great rivalry; they're too busy hooking up an Apple TV to a Slingbox PRO and using it to stream iTunes audio and video.

Strip me and ogle me: AppleTV unboxed

Strip me and ogle me: AppleTV unboxed

Those crafty brutes over at Gizmodo have roughly stripped a new AppleTV unit of its slick packaging and - just to really drive the embarrassment home - they've photographed the whole damn trauma.  Frankly, while pleasantly enough designed, it's not exactly the most eye-stunning of gadgets; there's only so much visual magic you can confer with a silver slab.

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