The Sling Box is an amazing device. You can take anything that you have playing on your home TV and broadcasts it remotely to your laptop iPad or iPhone. Even if you have a TiVo DVR, or any kind of cable box this device bypasses the mall and sends whatever is on your TV to where you are. If you are into sports, soap operas,reality shows, or even honey boo-boo. You're never to far away from your home TV with the Slingbox.