SlingPlayer for the iPhone on 3G

Since making the switch from Windows Mobile and Blackberry to the iPhone I thought not having access to my Slingbox would be my biggest issue.  When SlingMedia started their iPhone application development I was excited.  I mean this would be ideal.

About 18 months ago my 1st gen Slingbox took a dive, power supply I thought.  I tried reviving it with another power supply, but no luck.  So I just tossed the unit onto my growing pile of old, out dated, powered plastic.

This morning however my ears perked up.  Slingbox’s iPhone application has now been approved for 3g.  The original iPhone application on used Wifi.  Having 3G may have just changed my tune on watching live TV in my iPhone.  Maybe it’s time to invest in a new Slingbox?

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The Dash Express | GPS with Wifi and GPRS

My demo Dash Express should arrive today.  I was cleared for a demo unit a few weeks ago, but the recent software update slowed the mailing of it. I will be testing it out while on a five day driving trip with the local Mini Cooper club.

The Dash Express combines two forms of communication, Wifi and GPRS.  The Wifi feature will be convenient for sending trip information to the unit.  Your trips are already in the unit before you get in the car.  Trips are created from a desktop application, then sent to the unit over your Wifi network. This will be great for adding destinations along a route.  My TomTom is great for getting from my current location to another.  However I would like the ability to enter destinations along the way.  I am hoping the desktop application will make this process a lot easier.

Buy one: Dash Express Two-Way Internet-Connected Portable GPS Navigator