Slingbox will now recommend YouTube movies based mostly on what you are watching
It is attending to the purpose the place when a gadget cannot entry YouTube it is extra noteworthy than one that may. With that in thoughts, how the venerable Slingbox 500 and Sling TV work together with Google’s video empire is fairly damned neat: the platform now makes use of YouTube as a contextual overlay for no matter it’s you are watching. One of many examples the outfit provides is say you are testing Jimmy Fallon do his Neil Younger impression on The Tonight Present. Utilizing Audible Magic’s tech, and on this hypothetical case, Sling will serve up the final clip of the speak-present host doing so. Fairly cool, proper? There’s additionally a brand new “Trending on YouTube” gallery that’s precisely what it feels like. Naturally, there is a standalone app for accessing Mountain View’s streaming video catalog as nicely.
And whereas we’re on the subject, as Zatz Not Humorous factors out, since Google upgraded to a sixty four-bit model of its Chrome browser for Mac so streaming DVR content material if you aren’t at house is not precisely potential. What with the Sling browser extension being 32-bit and all. Perhaps throw a Chromecast in your bag till that will get fastened?