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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Sandlapper, Jan 2, 2013.

  1. Sandlapper

    Sandlapper Lurker
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    What do you need to do (app?) to get live streaming to work on a Nexus 7?
     


  2. MartinS

    MartinS Android Expert

    Depends what you want to do???

    I have Netflix, Sky Go, Film On, TV Catch Up... All streaming different things.
     
  3. Sandlapper

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    View live streaming from a web site.
     
  4. whs37

    whs37 Android Enthusiast

    TV Portal in conjunction with the MX Player works very well - no stuttering - I guess because of the hardware acceleration by the MX Player. Watch the video on the Playstore's TV Portal page for details.
     
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  5. Sandlapper

    Sandlapper Lurker
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    That works great for movies and old tv shows, but I would like to view live events on web sites of my choice. Don't seem to be able to do that. Am I missing something?
     
  6. El Presidente

    El Presidente Beware The Milky Pirate!
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    Any specific websites? They might not be optimised for mobile browsers.
     
  7. Sandlapper

    Sandlapper Lurker
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    All I know is that they work on my ipad2 and iPhone, but not my wife's Nexus 7.
     
  8. Teknologic

    Teknologic Android Expert

    Which ones? The BBC for instance has bad support for Android but is slowly improving. But if it's a standard video stream and works on iPad, it's most likely html5 and should work on android just as well. You can try downloading mx player as suggested above, it handles streaming quite well in my experience.
     
  9. El Presidente

    El Presidente Beware The Milky Pirate!
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    If you let us know the sites, we can mess about with settings etc, we may be able to get them to work.
     
  10. MartinS

    MartinS Android Expert

    Brilliant, thanks.
     
  11. Sandlapper

    Sandlapper Lurker
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    286generation.com
    Live streaming of Passion conference

    Others are church services live streaming
     
  12. Sandlapper

    Sandlapper Lurker
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    286generation.com
    Live streaming of Passion conference

    Others are church services live streaming
     
  13. El Presidente

    El Presidente Beware The Milky Pirate!
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    Just tried the live streaming passion one, using Boat Browser and Flash Plugin enabled. The page loads, I can start to play the video, but it buffers for an age and the loading circle never disappears. What does it do for you?
     
  14. Sandlapper

    Sandlapper Lurker
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    Error can't load vide
     
  15. Sandlapper

    Sandlapper Lurker
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    They may not be streaming at this time
     
  16. whs37

    whs37 Android Enthusiast

    You are welcome.
     
  17. El Presidente

    El Presidente Beware The Milky Pirate!
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  18. whs37

    whs37 Android Enthusiast

    I can run my German news which is this website (on the PC) - but they have their own app for Android. Maybe you should scout whether there is an app for your channel - BBC has a couple.
     
  19. queen1

    queen1 Lurker

    thanks this website can't run my HTC Mobile
     
  20. queen1

    queen1 Lurker

    help me!!
     
  21. El Presidente

    El Presidente Beware The Milky Pirate!
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    Hi queen1, could you expand a little, what model phone do you have, what are you trying to stream etc?

    Let me know & I'll get your posts moved to the correct forum where hopefully users of the device will be able to assist.
     
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