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Discussion in 'Music & Media' started by mlw911, Oct 27, 2010.

  1. mlw911

    mlw911 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    I will be traveling next week and want the ability to watch tv or movies on my laptop. I Downloaded Easy Tethering to not have to pay expensive resort wifi but just realized Hulu not Droid friendly. Any other sites or suggestions where I could watch some TV or movie programming?


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  2. mdizzle99

    mdizzle99 Android Enthusiast

    Hulu doesn't work if watching directly from your phone (without rooting and a mod), but if tethering with your laptop it should work fine.

    Somebody correct me if I'm wrong...
  3. Mr. Ed

    Mr. Ed Extreme Android User

    should work fine because you will be watching via your laptop....not your phone

    test it now before you leave

    there have been some tv apps pop up in the market but none of them really work all that well.

    don't forget to load some movies onto the sd card! leave room for pictures tho hahah
  4. mlw911

    mlw911 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    Cool, thanks. Does same thing go for Channelsurfing.net. I just tried to watch from phone and it keep kicking me out. How about if I tether then watch on PC?
  5. mdizzle99

    mdizzle99 Android Enthusiast

    If you are tethering everything should work on your laptop as if you were connected to any other internet signal.

    Another decent alternative for watching tv/videos directly on your phone or tethered is JustinTV. Not a huge selection but I still use it quite a bit.
  6. pinoy724

    pinoy724 Well-Known Member

    If your going to tether for free, you better be rooted or your going to pay sprint $30 for their tether service.

    If you have ATT Uverse at home you can download their App and download some of their selected channels to watch on your phone. Although to download a show from the Uverse App, you have to be connected to Wifi. Here is the link to the app xda-developers

    You have to be a member of XDA to download it. Registration is free.

    Hope this helps. Enjoy your trip.:)
  7. mdizzle99

    mdizzle99 Android Enthusiast

    You can do wired tether for free without being rooted by using Easytether or Pdanet.
  8. pinoy724

    pinoy724 Well-Known Member

    I've always rooted my phone, so I never used those apps before. I've always used Wireless tethering. If you can tether for free without rooting, than great.

    My Bad, for not knowing.
  9. mlw911

    mlw911 Newbie
    Thread Starter

    EasyTether working flawlessly. Thanks all. One question. Do I need to worry about data usage with Sprint. I planning on watching an hour or so a nights for 4 nights. I won't run into any Sprint data caps will I at that rate?
  10. shawn1224

    shawn1224 Ex CEO-DNPSEA foundation

    TV Shows, Movies, Anime, Porn ..... I'd give you the hookup but it's against forum rules.
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