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Streaming a web video wirelessly to a Roku enabled TV

So the athletic event I wanted to watch is not on WatchESPN or any other streaming service.  The college is streaming it on their web site, but I don’t want to watch it on a phone or tablet. With a Roku attached TV, a web video can be “cast” to the Roku app R-cast. See R-cast Roku Streaming.  It is free trial requires restarting the video every 10 minutes, but...
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News on the online music front

Music services mimicking video services with exclusive artists and content.  An An apple streaming service on the way to enhance Prime music? Link – Streaming Music Wars from...
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NBC Sports jumps into the livestream game just in time for the Olympics

Shared from Apple News “NBC Sports has announced a new video livestreaming service called Playmaker Media, which will look to compete with companies like MLB Advanced Media to air live sports online. The move underscores the importance of being able to solve the technical challenges of streaming live events over the Internet to large audiences.” Read the full...
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How fast to stream HD video? How to measure your streaming speed?

A good article from USA today hits thes questions and a couple other tips. Historically, Netflix does the best job with slow internet service and realtime up’s and down’s in speed. “For starters, Netflix recommends minimum Internet connection speeds of three megabits per second for standard-definition video quality, five Mbps for HD, and 25 Mbps for Ultra HD...
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Buy, don’t rent, your cable modem.

Check out this USA Today’s article.  Our customers have started taking this advice. http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/columnist/2016/03/28/mistake-to-rent-cable-modem/
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