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Sling TV launches Samsung Smart TV app for 2016 models

Sling TV launches Samsung Smart TV app for 2016 models

Sling TV has announced that it is the first OTT service to arrive on Samsung smart TVs, giving owners of certain models the ability to watch the service directly on the television set, no third-party device necessary. Sling TV, of course, is a live and on-demand television service that delivers content over the Internet rather than through a cable or satellite box. The app is already widely available on a variety of other devices.

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Sling TV has new extended trial and free TV antenna promotions

Sling TV has new extended trial and free TV antenna promotions

Sling TV, the over-the-Internet live television service from Dish Network, has announced a pair of new promotions that hope to lure in new subscribers. One of those promotions, which offers a free OTA TV antenna and an AirTV device, is already live; the other, which gives users a free month of service, goes live tomorrow (and tomorrow only).

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Sling TV was the real winner of Mayweather-McGregor Fight

Sling TV was the real winner of Mayweather-McGregor Fight

As sporting events go, boxing matches are rarely must-see endeavors for a wide audience. For the dedicated boxing fan, Mayweather vs. McGregor was one of those times. For more casual fans – and those who prefer MMA – the bout was a litmus test for which discipline might be supreme. We didn’t learn much from the fight itself as that goes, but how I was able to consume the fight told me volumes about the future of TV, where Sling is already winning.

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Sling TV streaming in Chrome browser goes live

Sling TV streaming in Chrome browser goes live

If you prefer to stream live television on your laptop rather than through the company's mobile apps, a new beta launch should get you excited. The company has announced the arrival of Sling TV streaming in Google's Chrome browser, though the entire thing is still in a beta right now. The streaming is possible within Chrome sans the use of a plugin or app.

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Sling TV gets pay-per-view: UFC 214 is kicking things off

Sling TV gets pay-per-view: UFC 214 is kicking things off

Sling TV has announced the arrival of pay-per-view on the service, giving subscribers the opportunity to watch events in the same way they would with traditional television services. The very first pay-per-view event to arrive on the service will be UFC 214: Cormier vs Jones 2. This will just be the start of the events, though, something the company says will help it become 'a true cable replacement.'

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Sling TV Cloud DVR arrives on iOS and Windows 10: here’s how to get it

Sling TV Cloud DVR arrives on iOS and Windows 10: here’s how to get it

Sling TV finally began rolling out a cloud DVR feature earlier this year, possibly doing so in response to a growing number of competitors who offered the arguably vital feature. The rollout has been slow, though, arriving on only select devices as the company irons out the issues. Now it has finally made its way to two big platforms -- iOS and Windows 10 -- but getting it isn't as simple as firing up the app.

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Sling TV begins rolling out traditional ‘grid’ channel guide

Sling TV begins rolling out traditional ‘grid’ channel guide

Live television is undergoing a revolution, and while it is mostly a welcomed thing -- who doesn't like the idea of contract-free live TV streaming? -- it does have a downside: some of the new services are less-than-simple to navigate. While this may not be a problem for the youngest generation who will grow up exposed to these new-fangled interfaces, the experience is mostly just frustrating for everyone else. Thusly enters Sling TV's new traditional channel guide.

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Sling TV Cloud DVR feature arrives on Apple TV

Sling TV Cloud DVR feature arrives on Apple TV

Following its unveiling last year, Sling TV launched its new Cloud DVR add-on feature for Roku and Android devices in mid-April. Now the company has expanded that availability, bringing its DVR feature to the Apple TV, as previously promised. With the feature, Sling TV subscribers who pay an extra fee will be able to save movies and TV shows for viewing after the show has finished airing.

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Sling arrives on some newer LG smart TVs

Sling arrives on some newer LG smart TVs

If you count yourself among the growing group of cord cutters and happen to have a recent LG smart TV, your entertainment options just got a little broader. Sling has announced a new partnership that will see the Sling TV app make its way to LG smart TVs. The app is available beginning today on some models, meaning you can start streaming content right away.

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Sling TV Cloud DVR arrives for Roku and Android (with an add-on fee)

Sling TV Cloud DVR arrives for Roku and Android (with an add-on fee)

Sling TV has expanded the availability of its Cloud DVR, bringing it to Roku and Android subscribers in addition to the 'First Look' subscribers who have already had access (via Amazon devices). Assuming you have one of the supported devices, you'll be able to sign up for Cloud DVR to store videos for watching later on. Unlike some competing services, though, Cloud DVR on Sling TV isn't free -- signing up will tack an extra $5 onto your monthly bill.

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Sling TV adds Showtime to its premium channel lineup

Sling TV adds Showtime to its premium channel lineup

Sling TV has expanded its premium channel lineup, adding Showtime as one of the options for those who want it. The add-on can be tacked onto one's existing channel package for $10/month extra, giving subscribers access to the network and its eight individual channels. Showtime joins the service's existing premium offerings, including HBO, Starz and Cinemax.

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Sling TV Cloud DVR feature launches on Amazon devices

Sling TV Cloud DVR feature launches on Amazon devices

Sling TV has announced the availability of its new Cloud DVR feature for subscribers accessing the service via an Amazon Fire, Amazon Fire Stick, or a Fire tablet. The service is an add-on subscription that tacks an extra five dollars onto a subscriber’s monthly rate. The DVR feature provides 50 hours of content storage and conflict-free recording.

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