Pros

  • Amusingly designed set-top box supports remote viewing of HD video and media on mobile devices.
  • Supports Wi-Fi
  • Setup can be done on the TV
  • Potential for media streamer functionality

Cons

  • Pricey for what it does at launch
  • Odd shape precludes stacking

At A Glance

The Slingbox 500 makes remote viewing of your usual TV programming easy, and has the potential to become a media streamer as well-if you don't mind paying extra and waiting a bit.