Every last Slingbox will become a brick in two years

If you’re like us, you probably haven’t thought about the Slingbox in a good long while; the idea of beaming your own TV over the internet has largely been replaced by streaming TV services, even if watch-anywhere DVRs like the Fire TV Recast do still exist. But if you are still relying on a Slingbox of your very own, you’re officially on notice: Dish subsidiary Sling Media is discontinuing all Slingbox products and will be permanently shut down the Slingbox servers on or around November 9th, 2022.

Why now? Please enjoy this illuminating explanation:

Right then!

The company’s also nixing a variety of its SlingPlayer apps, including its app for Windows Phone, which… it’s been a while since the Slingbox was fully…

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