Your Apple iPad was born to roam. Bring it--and these helpful apps--on your summer sojourns.
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Since it's summer, let's hope you're not sitting around the house, watching TV all day and night. If you're out and about, however, it's easy to miss your favorite shows--particularly sporting events you want to see live, such as Major League Baseball games as the pennant races heat up, and the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.
The solution is SlingPlayer for iPad, a $30 app that works in conjunction with Sling Media's Slingbox (Solo or Pro-HD) device to play your favorite live and recorded TV shows on your slate. SlingPlayer works with cable and satellite set-top boxes, Tivo and Apple TV devices, and even home security cameras.