Originally Posted by SLAG
It is placeshifting
You hook up a slingbox to a cable box/dish box and an internet connection and then you can control and watch the box from anywhere.
Apps for iOS/Android etc.
So my parents won't get rid of their cable, and are nice enough to let me put mine in their basement.
I have an extra older model I picked up that I would get rid of
I'll get my kids right on that