Transfer of data, usually audio or video, that allows the end user to consume the content without having to fully download a data file first.

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How can I stream audio to multiple computers at the same time?

I'm trying to stream music to different computer's speakers simultaneously. Currently I'm doing this by physically timing the start of the song on each computer. Are there any built in utilities or ...
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Can I stream from Safari silverlight to AppleTV?

I'm using Sky Sports Now TV to watch live sport on my Mac. This is via the silverlight plugin in Safari. Can I use something to divert this video feed to my Apple TV so I can watch on my television ...
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Can Apple TV AirPlay mirroring use a “secondary” screen/display?

Can Apple TV enable me to treat my TV as a wireless secondary screen (as one can do when directly connecting the TV via a cable), rather than simply mirroring my primary screen? I'd love to stream ...
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Mobile Safari - link to MP3 and show album art?

I've created a web page that has a link to an MP3 file. When I click the link, the OS plays the MP3 with a full screen image of a generic image: Is it possible to show album art in this view? I've ...
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476 views

Streaming from Apple TV to MacBook

Can I stream to my computer to watch Netflix? Or, can I only stream from devices to computers? Seems quite limited, if so.
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Full screen enabled ipad to windows streaming VNC

I'm streaming my windows desktop with Splashtop Streamer to my iPad. However it doesn't support full screen windows apps. Are there any apps which does support full screen windows apps?
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Why do subtitles not work when streaming via AirPlay to Apple TV?

Whenever I use AirPlay to watch streamed content (streaming from the web (via an app or Safari), that is, not from a downloaded movie) from my iPad to my Apple TV, subtitles are never carried over. ...
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Screencast Video Stream

Our school radio station is currently supplementing the audio based lessons with a slideshare meeting-based slideshow. Unfortunately slideshare has been pretty buggy and any time we want to stream ...
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Getting iTune to add remote items to library

I keep my music on a local Ubuntu server. Is there any way I can get iTunes to recognize the networked directory as part of its library?
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Airport Express - WiFi network extension with wireless speakers

Background: I am considering an Airport Express (AE) to my room, but I am getting confusing information about how it can operate in different circumstances. I already have a router, with WiFi and LAN ...
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localhost HTTP Audio Webstreaming Software for Mac?

I would like a make some sort of Apple Protocol HTTP Audio Stream that would be available to my local network. So if I typed in "192.168.0.2" or "192.168.0.2:8080" on Mobile Safari it would recognize ...
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Bluetooth speaker with selectable source and compatible with iPhone 4s

Both my wife and I have iPhone 4s' and we both listen to podcasts a lot. We like to stream them through a bluetooth speaker (portable). We are looking for a speaker that allows you to pair multiple ...
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How to stream my .wmv movies to Apple TV using VLC with MacOS Lion?

I want to stream videos (several formats) but I don't want to convert it before to Apple format (H264). Is there any free option that supports subtitle files? How to stream using VLC?
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Apple TV (1080HD) - Macbook to HDTV Streaming Issues

I have the brand new $99 Apple TV - 1080HD I want to stream internet videos from my 2011 Macbook Pro (running Snow Leopard) to my new HDTV using Airplay and AirParrot. Neither the Macbook nor the ...
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688 views

Stream photos from iTunes to iPad

I have enabled Home Sharing on a PC (Windows 7). I am successfully streaming Video and Music to my iPad. Now the fun things is that I have found out that I can't stream photos from PC to iPad ...
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How to stream audio and/or video to several iOS devices simultaneously?

Is there any app that allow me to stream audio, video (including YouTube and Vimeo) to iPhone and iPad simultaneously from a MacBook? I've searched for this and I found an app called "AirPlayit" ...
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Streaming purchased DVD through Apple TV

I am trying to stream a DVD from my MacBook Air to my TV with the Apple TV. When it comes up on the screen, it only shows a checkerboard design. If I disengage the Apple TV, the DVD shows perfectly on ...
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How do I view my purchased movies and TV shows on my Mac?

I have a MBP (2009 unibody) with Mountain Lion. I have iTunes Match, iCloud, blah blah blah. Now when I open iTunes, I'm able able stream down my music but I can't stream movies or TV shows like I ...
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Does AirPlay mirroring have any restrictions?

I saw that mountain lion now allows full screen mirroring over airplay to an Apple TV. For awhile when I want to play something on my tv from my computer I've just run an HDMI to DVI cable to my ...
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667 views

Stream movie on Apple TV 3 from iTunes on iMac G4

Is it possible to stream movies via old version of iTunes (iMac G4) on Apple TV 3 or is the latest version needed?
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When streaming movies online, should I keep the computer on the charger?

I watch a lot of movies streaming online. Should I keep my computer on the power cord, or should I charge the unit completely, remove the power cord, then wait till it gets to a low battery and plug ...
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76k views

Best way to stream videos and music from my iPhone to my TV?

So I got a samsung galaxy s advance and found out that it can stream stored music and videos wirelessly (via WIFI) to my TV. It is very efficient with no buffering time and full HD quality. I use an ...
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Stream video from external video interface in sykpe

I would like to now whether it is possible to stream a video from another video input as the face time webcam. I mean with a video interface like the "elgato video capture" where I can input analog ...
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How can I watch old episodes of Nova on my iPad?

I've been trying to watch some old episodes of Nova on my iPad, but the Nova website only seems to stream the episodes using a Flash player. I think several seasons are available on iTunes, but paying ...
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971 views

How to stream my video files from the cloud?

I use Dropbox to backup all my important files, but I'm running out of storage space on my computer. Many of the files are video files that take up the majority of my storage, and it's not imperative ...
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How to stream radio from the command line?

There is an iMac in our lab at university, running Mac OS X 10.7 Lion. It is never used, so we have taken to using it to play music, as we can SSH to it, and it does not require any permissions to ...
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AirFlick Error: VLC not found

I'm trying to play videos from my Mac to my Apple TV and am getting the error "cannot proceed. vlc not found". I've tried running older versions of the software and updating VLC both to no avail. ...
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Remote application start

So, I'm abroad and I want to stream my music library, I use subsonic on my main desktop (iMac) to stream music to my MacBook Air. So far it's been working fine, but it seems that the subsonic ...
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353 views

Streaming protocoll for HTML5-video

Is there a universal streaming protocoll that both, Android and iOS devices can play, within HTML5 video objects? It looks like even HTML5 could not "force" a universal solution to simplify ...
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Options for DLNA output of audio?

Are there any apps which can stream my audio output (either all of it, or from a specific source/program) via DLNA so my DLNA-enabled products (TV & DVD surround-sound system) can pick it up and ...
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Are there any car stereos out there that support AirPlay?

First, I understand that I'm walking a fine line but, to be clear, I am sticking to the FAQ and I am not asking for hardware recommendations. Instead, I simply want to know if there are any car ...
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223 views

iCloud streaming

I have an Apple TV and it works great. I can stream my movies and TV shows from the cloud and watch them on my TV. I also have a MacBook Air, with a small HD. How can I stream my movies and TV shows ...
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Is there a way to get the VLC app for iOS now?

This app was taken down because of licensing reasons. People have reported that they were able to get the app loaded on new devices such as the new iPad (which was released after this app was removed) ...
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Stream iTunes TV shows to iPad?

Is it possible to stream television programs from the iTunes store to an iPad, like you would do with an Apple TV, or is it only possible to watch them by downloading first?
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Is there a workaround to enable streaming music to multiple speakers from iOS?

It is well documented that you cannot stream to more than one AirPlay compatible device through iOS. (In an early developer build of 4.0 the functionality was put in but was taken out in the GM). I ...
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AppleTV sees my Mac Mini but It can't access its information

I have the latest version of the Mac Mini with the updated software on my Apple TV 2. It can see my Mac Mini but when it try to access it's information with iTunes open I says it is loading but ...
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Can you stream music from an iPhone to an iPad?

I'm playing with the idea of installing an iPad in my car. Ideally, I'd like to save the storage space for video and buy a smaller model, so I'm wondering if there is a way to play the music I have ...
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Wirelessly play audio from an iPad to a Mac

Is it possible to send audio from an iPad to a Mac to make use of speakers connected to Mac? Either Bluetooth or WiFi will work, it doesn't matter to me. The problem is, it's much easier to play ...
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Is it possible to play 1080p MKV files on iPad2 over uPnP?

I have just configured my Drobo FS to be a uPnP server on which I have lots of 1080p MKVs. My little boy loves his movies (Nemo / Cars / etc), so I was hoping to be able to let him watch them on the ...
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iTunes: Why do some internet radio streams show up in my main music list and some do not?

I'm setting up a fresh iTunes library, and I'd like to have a playlist with some internet radio stations. However, I'm seeing inconsistent behavior with how these are being handled in iTunes 10. ...
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iPhone as 'headphones' for computer

I have been using headphones with an external USB sound card, but the sound card broke today, and my other audio ports are messed up. I have an iPhone, and I know that a computer with a wireless card ...
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Stream iOS camera live video to other device over Wifi

Is there an app that can capture live video on one iOS device and broadcast it over wifi so all my other iOS devices can play it? Streaming it over the internet would be even better...
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Where do Adobe AIR applications cache video files?

I have various players that play videos from websites, I want to know where those videos are cached. Because it's AIR, I suppose it's caching in a particular place, but I can't find it.
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How do I copy the name of the song currently playing on an internet radio station in iTunes?

I frequently feel like Googling, YouTubing, or downloading some song playing on an internet radio station. Mac OS X's iTunes displays the song information, but doesn't provide any obvious route to ...
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Send audio output of MacBook to iPhone for remote listening

Is it possible to send audio from music in iTunes, or from movies on Netflix, or video game sounds, etc., from my MacBook and receive and listen to the audio on my iPhone? I'm thinking of this working ...
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Is there a way to stream live video from an iPad to an Apple TV?

AirPlay is a great feature for stream audio/video to iOS devices, but can you stream live video? For example, instead of recording the video and then streaming it, can you just stream on the fly? I ...
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Can I stream with Airplay from my iPhone to a compatible 3rd Party device?

It may be just me, but Apple's website seems to beat around the bush regarding the use of Airplay. I just need to know: Over wireless can I stream directly from my iPhone to an Airplay-Enabled 3rd ...
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How to push streamed music from iPad to TV

I have a Samsung UA46D8000, which is a really cool TV. It is plugged into my router and understands DNLA protocols. The TV is great, however the remote is unsuitable for selecting music. Here's ...
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How can I stream all audio from my imac into a PC on the same network?

I would like all iMac sounds to go through my network into my PC speakers. Is there an available solution for this?
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How do I change streaming buffer size in iTunes 10.5?

I want to change the buffering of streaming radio in iTunes 10.5. Every help document I've found online says to go to Edit -> Preferences -> Advanced Tab. I see no such buffer option there. ...