Travelling the globe as a digital nomad and Missing TV from home? Here are some products that can help you get the TV you miss.
- Overplay Smart DNS– Twitter and Facebook from China, Netflix or iPlayer from your office – anywhere your internet access is filtered, SmartDNS can help! With overplay Smart DNS you can unblock regional content by simply changing your DNS device settings and choosing the localised options you require on the Overplay website. Because its not a VPN, it doesn’t suffer from the usual bandwidth restrictions and allows high speed connections to your favourite content back home. Support from Overplay is first class, people are always on hand to help you set-up and configure your system to watch the programs you want. The list of websites supported is huge and Overplay are always willing to add virtually any website you want non Geo-blocked access to. Pricing starts at $4.95 for 1 month to $49.99 for 12 months. Its a must for any travelling TV junkie! CLICK HERE FOR THE OVERPLAY WEBSITE
- Slingbox – Slingbox makes it simple to access your live and recorded shows, movies and sports. Whether in the home or on the go, with a Slingbox device connected at home and Slingplayer on your mobile device, you’re in control of your TV experience. Slingbox grants instant access to live sporting events and time-sensitive breaking national or local news. Slingbox adds powerful discovery tools to your living room TV screen and helps you find what you want to watch, when you want to watch it. You can even find all the games and view live sports scores and stats while you’re watching the game. Take your home TV with you anywhere with an Internet connection. No VPN or geoblocking. No streaming service or app can do that. No need to pay for another cable or satellite subscription where you are. Simply connect to your Slingbox at home from your laptop or mobile device, or use an Apple TV, Chromecast, or Roku to watch on another big screen TV. CLICK HERE FOR THE SLINGBOX WEBSITE
- Filmon – FilmOn is a free Internet-based television service allowing remote computer viewing of local TV worldwide. It licenses more than 600 additional channels plus 90,000 video-on-demand titles. Its library includes the Cinebx and Allied film libraries. It also allows users to create their own live and VOD channels. Channel lineup varies in each country where it can be received. In 2010, FilmOn launched a streaming internet TV service for mobile devices. Filmon.com claims to launch an additional over the air distribution model with FilmOn AIR, a portable tuner that brings over-the-air HD channels to mobile devices and computers. a full list of channels can be found here.
- KODI – Kodi® (formerly known as XBMC™) is an award-winning free and open source (GPL) software media center for playing videos, music, pictures, games, and more. Kodi runs on Linux, OS X, Windows, iOS, and Android, featuring a 10-foot user interface for use with televisions and remote controls. It allows users to play and view most videos, music, podcasts, and other digital media files from local and network storage media and the internet. There are a wide variety of Video add-on’s available for Kodi that offer Films, TV Shows and Live sporting events (some require subscriptions). Setting up KODI is relatively simple with many available online tutorials and links to the required repository’s for add-ons. CLICK HERE FOR THE KODI WEBSITE