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    We’ve just learned that PlayOn is now available for Android. PlayOn is an established service that allows users to stream TV shows to supported devices. I’ve used it to stream episodes of Spongebob to my Xbox 360, but now I can do the same on any Android device. Watch your favorite shows and movies on-demand [...]

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    This is great news! I have been using PlayOn for a while now, and I love it!
     
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    I've been using it from my PC to PS3 for awhile now. I'm curious how smoothly it runs on a mobile device. Plus I rather them wait to release once the Xoom is out.
     
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    I watched a hour long TV show with no problems. Very Slick, No Buffing or anything.

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    Thanks. I'll have to give it go today.
     
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    I can't seem to get it working on my EVO... it seems to work but then when you select the content to play there is no play button or anything clickable to start the streaming???
     
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    Ok, I take it back, upgraded the playon server software and now its working... pretty cool so far but I haven't tried it off wifi yet.
     
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    Can anyone tell me how much of a hit to the bandwidth it is? I have 6gb of data and I'm hoping I'll be able to get a decent amount of watching on 6gb of 3G.
     

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