Sling TV yesterday announced the launch of three features that many March Madness fans will likely appreciate, including a new “Side View” feature that allows web users to view games on a single screen. small is superimposed on everything they watch. It’s tweeting live action or, maybe, working on a project for their work.
The live TV service has also rolled out a new custom widget for iOS devices and updated its live “Sports Scores” feature by adding a dedicated row for the home screen.
To enable the new Side View feature on desktop browsers, Sling users can click the button in the upper-right corner that says “Browse your computer while watching videos”. This will create a picture-in-picture window that allows the user to open other windows, tabs, and applications and watch the live stream. Small screen overlays can be moved anywhere on the page.
Sling TV’s “Sports Scores” feature allows users to browse all sports scores while watching TV. It launches in the summer of 2022, allowing users to access NFL scores and college football games from the NBA, NHL, and MLB. Viewers can now watch March Madness matches on a number of devices. The feature is rolling out to Roku, Amazon, and Android TV this week.
As part of the update, the company has also added a row of home screens dedicated to live scores, allowing fans to view scores as well as watch live matches and access fixtures. in one place. Additionally, if a Sling TV subscriber saves a game to watch later, that game’s score will be hidden, the company noted in its announcement. In addition, Sling TV has launched a Sling widget for iOS users so that they can now access their favorite channels, match scores and DVR recordings without leaving the home screen. There are different styling options for the widget, including a “2-row” or “4-row” option that allows the user to display a guide to displaying channels.
It’s important to note that fans who want to watch the men’s tournament can only access TBS, TNT, and truTV with the Sling Blue package. This means viewers must subscribe to another live TV service if they want to watch the Finals and Championships, as these will be shown on CBS. Sling TV does not offer CBS. Also, the women’s tournament is on ESPN, which is only available with the Sling Orange package.
Sling Blue is $45 per month and Orange $40 per month. Subscribers can also get a plan for $60 per month.