The EchoStar subsidiary that makes the Slingbox alleges that its rivals unfairly copied aspects of its place-shifting devices.
While the experience isn't as polished as the Slingbox, the Vulkano Flow offers an impressive amount of streaming and recording features at an unbeatable price point.
It's a little rough around the edges, but the Hava Wireless HD's combination of built-in wireless and Windows Media Center integration makes it one of the more promising Slingbox competitors.
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At CES 2006, we take a look at a device called the HAVA, which allows you to watch TV remotely from any connected PC.
Maker of Linux-based digital TV devices agrees to abide by GPL requirements for publishing source code--and is paying the BusyBox programmers.
Internet video device maker, which uses Linux, says it will make its source code available to comply with GPL.
In the first case in the U.S. over alleged General Public License violations, the Software Freedom Law Center sues over copyright infringement.
Monsoon Multimedia's HAVA tries to one-up Slingbox
Sling in January accused Belkin and another rival, Monsoon, of infringing on patents used in its Slingbox device that lets users watch and control their home TV from anywhere.
Apple's former retail chief John Browett is back on his feet after reportedly being fired from the company last October.