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SlingMedia’s SlingPlayer on iPhone: busted, for now

Published Jan 12th, 2008 4:25PM EST

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We kind of told you this yesterday, but we’ve just received exclusive confirmation from Sling directly. Sling Media has not received any sort of iPhone SDK and while we’ve been told they are exploring options, nothing is confirmed. Here’s what company spokesman Dave Zatz had to say: “The iPhone is an exciting platform and we’re anxious to check out the SDK when it’s made available.” So don’t get your hopes up just yet. That might all change after MacWorld, though.

Jonathan S. Geller
Jonathan Geller Founder, President & Editor-in-chief

Jonathan S. Geller founded Boy Genius Report, now known as BGR, in 2006. It became the biggest mobile news destination in the world by the end of 2009, and BGR was acquired by leading digital media company PMC in April 2010.

Jonathan is President of BGR Media, LLC., and Editor-in-chief of the BGR website.

What started as a side project at the age of 16, quickly transpired into 24-hour days and nights of sharing exclusive and breaking news about the mobile communications industry. BGR now reaches up to 100 million readers a month through the website, syndication partners, and additional channels.