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New Roamio Streaming capability vs Slingbox 350

Discussion in 'TiVo Roamio DVRs' started by omelet1978, Aug 20, 2013.

  1. omelet1978

    omelet1978 Member

    Mar 7, 2006
    I've been using the Slingbox for years. Just wondering what you guys thought about it vs the future streaming capabilities of the Roamio (outside of your network).

    I actually bought a Western Digital Streamer with the Slingbox app and it works pretty good. It's kind of like a Tivo Mini just without the monthly fee and a bit slower. As a result I'm leaning towards the basic Tivo Roamio since I already have that and can watch tivo already through the slingplayer app on my ipad.
  2. tivoknucklehead

    tivoknucklehead Member

    Dec 12, 2002
    Orlando Florida
    I'm wondering the same thing. I loved the old slingcatcher, but my Slingbox 500 does not support it so I use the Boxee box app, with fair results. Since Boxee is now defunct this might be a viable future replacement. I just want to be able to stream from my Tivo over the internet to my ipad, then airplay it or chromecast to a TV set
  3. Dan203

    Dan203 Super Moderator Staff Member TCF Club

    Apr 17, 2000

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