Slinging Lessons

TiVo? That's so last year. There's a new cool device for the TV: the Slingbox, which lets you watch your home television when you're halfway around the world. Don't worry if that business trip to Australia has inconveniently come just when Man U is playing Arsenal in London. With a Slingbox in the living room and an Internet-connected laptop or 3G mobile phone on the road, you can follow every live strike by Thierry Henry and Wayne Rooney just as if you were slumped into your favorite comfy chair in Highbury.

Not that it's perfect: if you're in...

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