Watching Live Digital TV on an iPad Mini or Galaxy Note II

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Outside the U.S., mobile television is a bit more accessible. Europe and Asia, for example, have heavily used standards with solid backing, while here we’ve seen most efforts turn into relative flops. That leaves it up to the consumer to find solutions. And while there are a number of them, the most popular is likely the Slingbox, a pass-through device that captures your television signal and plays it back over Wi-Fi or mobile broadband on nearly any platform.

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