Samantha Brown, Travel Channel host

"I spent all last year traveling to Asia and after weeks of being fed a TV diet of only the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORCRP001723173" title="BBC" href="/topic/economy-business-finance/media-industry/bbc-ORCRP001723173.topic">BBC</a> I could hum their theme music with absolute perfection and imitate up to four distinct British accents. So for me Slingbox is one of the most ingenious ideas I had ever heard for the international traveler. Essentially thru a box and a program, my laptop becomes my home TV so no matter where I am in the world I can watch my favorite DVRed shows from 'It's Always Sunny in <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100101023010000" title="Philadelphia (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)" href="/topic/us/pennsylvania/philadelphia-county/philadelphia-%28philadelphia-pennsylvania%29-PLGEO100101023010000.topic">Philadelphia</a>' to <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ENTTV00000004" title="30 Rock (tv program)" href="/topic/entertainment/television/30-rock-%28tv-program%29-ENTTV00000004.topic">'30 Rock'</a> to 'Meet the Press.' Only problem? Even 10,000 miles away my husband and I can still fight over the remote."
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"I spent all last year traveling to Asia and after weeks of being fed a TV diet of only the BBC I could hum their theme music with absolute perfection and imitate up to four distinct British accents. So for me Slingbox is one of the most ingenious ideas I had ever heard for the international traveler. Essentially thru a box and a program, my laptop becomes my home TV so no matter where I am in the world I can watch my favorite DVRed shows from 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia' to '30 Rock' to 'Meet the Press.' Only problem? Even 10,000 miles away my husband and I can still fight over the remote."

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