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Sling TV launches major bundle deals to celebrate its anniversary

Sling TV launches major bundle deals to celebrate its anniversary

Over-the-top streaming service Sling TV is offering major new bundled hardware deals for both new and former customers as a way to celebrate its anniversary. The deals are targeted at cord-cutters and people who are considering a jump from traditional pay-TV to streaming only. Among other things, the company is offering the hardware necessary for streaming local broadcast channels.

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Sling adds new channels but also raises prices

Sling adds new channels but also raises prices

Sling customers are getting some good news and some bad news today. The internet TV provider has announced that it's adding a handful of channels to its lineup, but at the same, it's also raising prices. The new channels are spread out across a variety of extras too, so if there's one in particular you want, you may need to subscribe to one of those add-ons to get it.

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DISH’s AirTV 2 now comes in a more discreet black box

DISH’s AirTV 2 now comes in a more discreet black box

Set-top boxes that blend over-the-air TV and the Internet are no longer novelties these days. Even service providers are somewhat ironically selling their own "cord-cutting" boxes, with attached subscriptions, of course. In 2017, DISH launched its first Android-powered AirTV Wi-Fi tuner with a rather odd aesthetic for a TV box. With the AirTV 2, it is correcting that error and puts all the upgraded hardware in a sleek and slim black box.

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Sling TV arrives on Nest Hub and Nest Hub Max smart displays

Sling TV arrives on Nest Hub and Nest Hub Max smart displays

Live streaming television service Sling TV has arrived on Google's Nest Hub and Nest Hub Max smart displays, the company has announced. The arrival brings a number of new capabilities for subscribers, the most obvious being that the Sling TV service can be directly watched on one of the displays. The feature is available for all Sling TV customers.

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Sling TV’s new Micro Guide makes it easier to casually browse shows

Sling TV’s new Micro Guide makes it easier to casually browse shows

Over-the-top television service Sling TV has been updated with a new guide style called 'Micro Guide' that makes it easier for users to keep watching their current show while also browsing through what's available on other channels. In addition, the service has added a new search feature that makes it easier to find shows across a variety of categories, as well as popular content.

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Sling TV finally adds Safari support after nixing macOS app

Sling TV finally adds Safari support after nixing macOS app

Live streaming television service Sling TV used to offer a macOS app for accessing the service on a Mac computer, but things changed last year. Users were promised that in addition to its existing Chrome browser support, Sling TV would soon add support for Apple's Safari browser, something that has finally arrived more than a year after the promise was made.

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Sling TV is offering a big service credit for new Fire TV customers

Sling TV is offering a big service credit for new Fire TV customers

In the days when streaming live television was more of a new novelty than a common method for getting TV, companies competed for subscribers by offering free streaming devices and other perks. Though these deals aren't quite as great or common as they once were, we've seen a number of notable promotions pop up over the months, the most recent being a temporary offer from Sling TV for new Fire TV customers.

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AirTV Mini mixes Android TV, Sling TV, OTA channels in one device

AirTV Mini mixes Android TV, Sling TV, OTA channels in one device

The folks at AirTV are dead set on creating a television experience where everyone can have every single piece of programming available in the world, all at once. To do this, they've created the device "AirTV Mini", a device that connects to your television's HDMI port and connect with your OTA antenna and AirTV Wi-Fi-enabled network tuner.

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Sling TV adds new Extras deal, raises price for some customers

Sling TV adds new Extras deal, raises price for some customers

Sling TV has announced two big changes to its service, offering good news for customers who want access to the most entertainment possible, but bad news for sports fans. Under the change, Sling TV is now bundling eight of its 'Extras' under a single monthly fee, essentially offering customers access to these channels at half off if they sign up for all of them. On the flip side, Sling says its Orange customers will start paying more for the Sports Extras option.

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Sling TV adds free streaming option for Roku device owners

Sling TV adds free streaming option for Roku device owners

Livestreaming TV service Sling TV has launched a free viewing experience for Roku users, enabling them to browse the service as a guest and watch content without paying. The free access is offered to new Sling TV customers who can access the content without creating an account or signing in. In addition to watching content, guests will be able to buy pay-per-view events without subscribing.

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Sling TV on Apple TV makes it easier to find and manage content

Sling TV on Apple TV makes it easier to find and manage content

Sling just pushed out a big update to its Apple TV app, tweaking the interface to satisfy users based on their feedback. Content is the center focus of the updated app, enabling users to more easily find and manage their favorite shows. As well, the grid guide has been improved with more info and images, it's easier to get more information about a series before watching, and more.

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Oculus Go gets Sling TV, ESPN, FOX NOW and a new holiday promo

Oculus Go gets Sling TV, ESPN, FOX NOW and a new holiday promo

The standalone virtual reality headset Oculus Go has been on the receiving end of three new apps for video content: ESPN, Sling TV, and FOX NOW. The latest additions join a number of existing video options, including Pluto TV, Netflix, Plex, YouTube, and more. As well, Oculus is offering customers the opportunity to get an $80 credit for Sling TV, a livestreaming television service.

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