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How to simulcast a movie?

HAAAAY, I was wondering if there's software or a website I could use to broadcast a movie file that I have, so that my friends and I could all watch it simultaneously. We could all download the file to our separate computers, but I'd like to have it broadcast from one web-location so that we can all be on the same second of the movie at the same time. So that we can gossip about what we're seeing. It would only be like five to ten people, max. Okay, thanks!
posted by Greg Nog on May 10, 2014 - 10 answers

Best streaming service for randomized playlists/"radio"

Is one of the streaming services really great for a radio-like experience, with randomized and/or curated playlists? I don't want to have to build playlists myself -- it takes forever, and I can just do that in iTunes if I want (and in fact I have done that for years, but am sick of it). I would like to be able to pick a genre, mood or event, and have it be able to play songs for many hours. The ones I've tried so far have fallen short. [more inside]
posted by primethyme on Oct 26, 2013 - 10 answers

Best Home Web Streaming Setup

I'd like to create a great streaming setup for my living room. Exact requirements inside [more inside]
posted by nickhb on Feb 16, 2013 - 8 answers

Streaming Video A No Go

When I stream video from almost any source, it gobbles up 100 percent of my CPU usage and becomes choppy and unwatchable. I've tried every trick in the book. Any suggestions? [more inside]
posted by ronofthedead on Jan 26, 2013 - 15 answers

Rural Internet Access: Help my Dad get a connection that can actually let him stream..., well, anything!

Rural Internet Access: Help my Dad get a connection that can actually let him stream..., well, anything! [more inside]
posted by MMALR on Dec 13, 2012 - 7 answers

Apple TV connect to My Apartment Public Wi-Fi?

I have public wi-fi at my new apartment, and am able to stream Netflix just fine via a friend's laptop. I am not sure if there is a way for my Apple TV (2nd gen) to work here. I have googled around and others seemed to be able and others not. Normally when using my home computer or kindle tablet, I have to connect to wi-fi after a given period of time left unattended and then click "connect" from a browser page so perhaps this is why the ATV2 cannot work. Any thoughts? Thanks and have a good Thanksgiving!
posted by snap_dragon on Nov 22, 2012 - 7 answers

How can we watch live basketball at home, just for a month?

What's the cheapest way I can watch live basketball coverage in my one home? I'm in California, and a Charter cable internet customer. Complication: I only want a month of access. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Apr 29, 2012 - 16 answers

How to watch the 2012 Olympics after cutting the cable

I'm paying too much for cable TV that I don't watch, and I am fortunate to have good broadband internet (both from Comcast in the US). There are only a few events my family and I care enough about seeing immediately on TV. The Tour de France and major league baseball are both usually available via internet subscription services. But what about the 2012 Olympics? [more inside]
posted by Songdog on Jan 2, 2012 - 12 answers

Best way to record a live video stream?

What is the best way to record a live streaming video broadcast from the Web? Details to follow. [more inside]
posted by jeffmshaw on Sep 23, 2011 - 5 answers

streaming and saving live video

I need to record one of these broadcast feeds tomorrow morning (PDF link). What's the best way to go about this? I'm on a Mac, and I won't be home when it begins. How much hard drive space should I have available?
posted by avocet on Jan 17, 2011 - 7 answers

How can I easily stream a server directory of MP3s?

I have a CentOS server with a directory of some MP3s. What is the easiest way to have a radio stream setup so I can listen to them at work or on my phone? I looked at Shoutcast and it seems perfect, but I can't seem to figure out how to get it to randomly pick something from a directory of music instead of connecting to Winamp on a host machine.
posted by ilikebike on Mar 1, 2010 - 12 answers

NBA on the web

Can I listen to NBA basketball games on internet streaming audio? Specifically the Portland Trailblazers, but other might feel differently. Their radio station is 95.5 The Game but when I clicked during a game the other day, there was a talk show on.
posted by msalt on Jan 22, 2010 - 2 answers

Golf! On the internet! Now!

Help My Parents With Their Inexplicable Obsession Filter: Is there a way to watch the Golf Channel online for free or cheap? [more inside]
posted by ignignokt on Dec 21, 2009 - 5 answers

Live sports on PC

What's the best way to watch live tv (sports mainly) on a PC? My gf's parents have a vacation cabin with only internet access and they want to be able to watch live sports while they are there. What's the best option. Her mother asked me about "Digital TV for PC" but I think it's a scam. They do have full cable at their main home so I was thinking of advising Slingbox. Anything else out there that won't require me installing hardware at their main home? Thanks!
posted by paulyballs on Nov 28, 2009 - 9 answers

Turn up the radio

What is the best software for recording streaming AM radio stations? There are late night shows on, some that have podcasts but some that don't. I want to 'set it and forget it' and have the results in an mp3 format.
posted by CodeMonkey on Oct 6, 2009 - 6 answers

Streaming movies @ work = fired?

I've been streaming movies and tv shows while at work. Is my job in jeopardy? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 11, 2008 - 16 answers

i cant watch internet tv but i want to

i am having trouble watching worldondemand.net, streaming internet tv. what is wrong with my laptop setup? [more inside]
posted by edtut on Jun 21, 2008 - 0 answers

Stand alone streaming music player.

Looking for stand alone inexpensive media player for streaming Internet music. [more inside]
posted by olegchet on Jun 4, 2008 - 9 answers

Collaborating On Music Live Over The Internet?

I want to collaborate in real time (or not far off) on some music with someone who lives far away from me. [more inside]
posted by sparkletone on Apr 11, 2008 - 5 answers

How do I set up an XP-Pro install to broadcast a streaming radio station to be listed in the global iTunes radio directory?

How do I set up an XP-Pro install to broadcast a streaming radio station to be listed in the global iTunes radio directory? [more inside]
posted by Roach on Feb 20, 2008 - 2 answers

I need a Hero!

How can I get streaming internet video to my television? Specifically from abc.com. Difficulty: separate rooms. [more inside]
posted by Talia Devane on Feb 13, 2008 - 8 answers

How long can I listen to The Archers (using mobile 'phone streaming media)?

I've just changed mobile 'phone provider to T-Mobile's Web'n'walk Max, which allows me 'unlimited' web access (up to 3Gb/month which is their 'fair use' limit). So, this means I can now listen to Radio 4 online (at 20.7Kbps live, I'm informed by my PDA) - but how much radio can I listen to before I exceed my limit (bearing in mind I'll be wanting to do a bit of surfing etc. too)?
posted by timpollard on Jan 16, 2008 - 5 answers

Flash or Java player to play most internet audio streams?

I am looking for an flash or Javascript plug in that I can embed into a website to play Internet radio streams. Specifically, one that will play mp3, wma/mms, and Realplayer (pls) streams. Does anyone know of one? [more inside]
posted by wflanagan on Dec 1, 2007 - 2 answers

Custom office radio stream?

Custom office radio stream? [more inside]
posted by Chris4d on Jun 12, 2007 - 5 answers

Windows Media Encoder

I'm trying to broadcast video using Windows Media Encoder, which works fine over the LAN, but not over the internet. It'll generate a LAN address, but when it tries to generate an internet address it simply says: (could not be detected). [more inside]
posted by lemonfridge on Oct 11, 2006 - 5 answers

What's the best way to deliver streaming videos of lectures to students?

What's the most reliable, simplest, and cheapest way for my company to deliver streaming videos of lectures to students? [more inside]
posted by pantufla on Jul 5, 2006 - 6 answers

1990s Internet Streaming Video Compression Scam?

I remember a typical late 1990s Bubble story where a scammer was hyping a fake streaming video technology to grab investor cash. What name should I look up under? [more inside]
posted by meehawl on Feb 12, 2006 - 16 answers

Firefox and Streaming Video: No Can Do

Firefox 1.5 on Win XP refuses to play streaming video. [more inside]
posted by KevinSkomsvold on Dec 21, 2005 - 19 answers

Streaming Japanese Radio

I'm looking for streaming Japanese-language talk or news radio. Specifically, I'm looking for a live feed rather than short clips (the latter of which I seem to find tons of), and preferably low-bandwidth audio-only rather than video. I don't read Japanese, so searching is difficult.
posted by tirade on Dec 5, 2004 - 3 answers

What's the best software for streaming live radio on the internet?

What is the best software for a radio station to use when streaming live audio via the internet? Similarly, what piece of software do most individuals use to listen to webcasts? [MI] [more inside]
posted by darainwa on Aug 22, 2004 - 15 answers

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