Chromecast owners who also have a Slingbox connected to their television should be happy today as Sling Media announced today it has added support to Google's HDMI dongle for Android smartphones.

In a blog post, Sling Media stated:

When paired with the Slingplayer app, you'll be able to watch any of your cable or satellite programming (live or recorded) on any TV that's been set up with Chromecast. Remember, both the Chromecast device and Slingplayer-equipped mobile device must be on the same network. And when they are, you'll be able to control your TV with a soft remote interface that shows up on your phone or tablet:

Sling Media added that support for Android tablets has yet to be enabled but will be added soon. What do you think of this latest addition for Chromecast owners?

Source: Sling Media