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Re: Sling TV
« Reply #25 on: September 27, 2016, 02:13:31 PM »
Does like a Samsung SmartTV negate the need for any other hardware?

I've never been that happy with the Smart TV (network card actually crapped out recently and was causing issues), but even so you'd have to check whether it has an app for SlingTV. I'm not aware that it does.

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Re: Sling TV
« Reply #26 on: September 27, 2016, 02:22:37 PM »
Does PlayStation Vue work on Roku or do you need a console?

I have it without a console  :dunno:

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« Reply #27 on: September 27, 2016, 02:26:40 PM »
Does like a Samsung SmartTV negate the need for any other hardware?

Depends on how patient you are and how much you hate parting with $100 for a far superior experience
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Re: Sling TV
« Reply #28 on: September 27, 2016, 02:28:49 PM »
smart tvs are dumb af

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Re: Sling TV
« Reply #29 on: September 27, 2016, 02:39:15 PM »
I like it..  I have a roku stick not sure which one and I like slingtv. I think I have decent internet I don't ever have buffering issues or anything like that. The thing I like most about sling is it is very easy to change your plan or cancel your subscription, you can do it all online. No having to call and talk to someone about that stupid crap.  I also like that it has select shows for each station that are available at any time(not every episode and the episodes come and go every so often). I'm sure it could be better but it's all I really need with slingtv and Netflix.

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Re: Sling TV
« Reply #30 on: September 27, 2016, 02:39:45 PM »
Does PlayStation Vue work on Roku or do you need a console?

I have it without a console  :dunno:

I have a PS4 and it's quite a bit faster than using the firestick. So if you're in the market I recommend it.
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Re: Sling TV
« Reply #31 on: September 27, 2016, 02:44:53 PM »
_FAN I'm going to switch to this if someone figures out Royals game options. THX

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« Reply #32 on: September 27, 2016, 02:55:18 PM »
Guys, what if we told Cartierfor3 that we figured out the royals game sitch.. Then he switches but it's not figured out  :lol:

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Re: Sling TV
« Reply #33 on: September 27, 2016, 02:57:25 PM »
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« Reply #34 on: September 27, 2016, 03:08:30 PM »
You can watch games at my place if you want cf3
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Re: Sling TV
« Reply #35 on: September 27, 2016, 03:14:45 PM »
So desperate for friends.  :cry:

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« Reply #36 on: September 27, 2016, 03:23:37 PM »
I've tried Vue and slingtv and much prefer vue.  Roku for the vue.  Better user interface and unlimited cloud based DVR.  Doesn't have royals option currently though.  I've thought about adjusting my router settings and just paying for MLB.tv
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Re: Sling TV
« Reply #37 on: September 27, 2016, 03:27:34 PM »
I would say grab the 7 day free trial and give it a shot on your phone or ipad if you have one.  Or you could grab a firestick if you think you may use it on occasion anyways.  If Sling is going good, then cancel your cable tv.

I have a friend who enjoys it overall but misses a lot of SKC games.  I've watched some games there and about 1/3 of the games there is some intermittent buffering issues.  Nothing too major or unwatchable, but certainly noticeable.  I think his has a slight delay from my cable signal so it may effect bbsing or chatting during games.

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« Reply #38 on: September 27, 2016, 04:12:52 PM »
So desperate for friends.  :cry:

Cf3 is already my friend :don'tcare:
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Re: Sling TV
« Reply #39 on: September 27, 2016, 04:32:10 PM »
I've tried Vue and slingtv and much prefer vue.  Roku for the vue.  Better user interface and unlimited cloud based DVR.  Doesn't have royals option currently though.  I've thought about adjusting my router settings and just paying for MLB.tv

Well they really reeled me in with that 3 months prepay deal then. Oh well, the free Roku I got is basically valued for the same amount as three months of Sling so I'll call it a break even.

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« Reply #40 on: September 27, 2016, 05:13:32 PM »
_FAN I got Sling TV Blue package on Fire Stick TV. It's alright, sometimes I have issues with the stream but it's way cheaper than cable. Me and my roommate probably still watch 80% on Netflix/Amazon TV, 5% on Sling, the rest is on our antenna for reference, so we don't really use it much. It's been great to use sling for sports, and the other channels are nice to supplement it.
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« Reply #41 on: September 27, 2016, 08:57:09 PM »
I have a Mac mini hooked up to my TV so this would probably work great for me I'm assuming

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« Reply #43 on: September 27, 2016, 09:34:29 PM »
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« Reply #44 on: September 27, 2016, 11:21:38 PM »
Let's talk about how unreal good the picture is on cbs for chiefs games with an antenna, wow

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Re: Sling TV
« Reply #45 on: September 27, 2016, 11:31:15 PM »
all the expats here use a streamsmart or hacked kodi fire stick. feels dirty so I haven't done it, but they (content providers) make it so damn hard to get stuff legally I'm about to cave. Netflix just caught up to my vpn last night so I'm ready to rationalize.

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Re: Sling TV
« Reply #46 on: September 27, 2016, 11:51:22 PM »
Let's talk about how unreal good the picture is on cbs for chiefs games with an antenna, wow

it's breathtaking, mocat

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Re: Sling TV
« Reply #47 on: September 28, 2016, 09:17:41 AM »
I've tried Vue and slingtv and much prefer vue.  Roku for the vue.  Better user interface and unlimited cloud based DVR.  Doesn't have royals option currently though.  I've thought about adjusting my router settings and just paying for MLB.tv

Well they really reeled me in with that 3 months prepay deal then. Oh well, the free Roku I got is basically valued for the same amount as three months of Sling so I'll call it a break even.
Yeah if you don't already own a roku or would like a second one this is your best bet.

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Re: Sling TV
« Reply #48 on: September 28, 2016, 09:21:37 AM »
Does the Roku give me something that either my Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, or Xbox 360 does not?

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Re: Sling TV
« Reply #49 on: September 28, 2016, 09:24:17 AM »
Yeah, a roku