Sling Media has widened the base for its Slingplayer application by introducing an app for Facebook members to use. The company previously made Slingplayer available on Android, iOS, Mac OS X and Windows, along with offering a Web-based app.
Shipments of systems with Bluetooth could double in 2006 to reach 500 million and may hit 1.5 billion units by 2010, found a report by IMS Research. However, growth of wireless USB technology might slow Bluetooth's penetration, IMS said.
Sling Media reportedly plans to launch support for Symbian and Palm for its SlingPlayer, Engadget reports. A Sling insider revealed the release of a Symbian version within a month's time and the Palm client in the fourth quarter, Engadget says.