Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


RGP

RGP

38 posts

Geek


#177627 9-Aug-2015 19:45
Send private message

Hi - Watched the Allblacks game last night on rugby.livesport.tv on my computer running windows 7. I have an Apple TV and would have prefered to watch it on my 50" tv but although I got it working on my iphone 4 I was unable to airplay to the tv. I could airplay video clips on that site but when it came to live streaming I got a message on screen saying something like "content denied" . I also have a Panasonic freeview recorder DMR-XW440 and tried streaming through its browser app but it was way too slow.   Is there another way to do this?
Cheers Ross

Create new topic
freitasm
BDFL - Memuneh
68489 posts

Uber Geek

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Lifetime subscriber

  #1361711 9-Aug-2015 20:18
Send private message

Easiest way is to plug a HDMI cable - if your PC has a HDMI output.

Streaming to Apple TV is possible with some software such as Air Parrot but expect high latency and not great performance for sports viewing.





 

 

These links are referral codes

 

Geekzone broadband switch | Eletricity comparison and switch | Hatch investment (NZ$ 10 bonus if NZ$100 deposited within 30 days) | Sharesies | Mighty Ape | Backblaze | Amazon | My technology disclosure


RGP

RGP

38 posts

Geek


  #1361746 9-Aug-2015 21:18
Send private message

Now why didn't I think of that! Have just checked and I do have hdmi out so will sort something out for the next game.
Thanks

 
 
 
 


littleheaven
2084 posts

Uber Geek

Subscriber

  #1363465 12-Aug-2015 09:47
Send private message

Out of interest, how was the service? Are you using a geo-unblocker? (I have UnoTelly). Would you recommend as a viable solution for watching the World Cup?

I have a little Windows 8.1 TV box (a Minix Neo Z64) which is attached to my TV via HDMI cable, so I would be able to stream direct to the big screen via this.




Geek girl. Freelance copywriter and editor at Unmistakable.co.nz.

 

Currently using: Custom-built AMD Ryzen 7 3700X Desktop, HP M6-1017TX Laptop, iPad Pro, iPhone 7, iPhone XR, AppleTV4.


timmmay
16413 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Subscriber

  #1363469 12-Aug-2015 09:55
Send private message

Raspberry Pi 2 and Kodi - total cost around $60. Add a remote and sensor for $15 from ebay.

RGP

RGP

38 posts

Geek


  #1365852 13-Aug-2015 19:44
Send private message

Hi Littleheaven  - I was quite happy with the quality of the rugby stream on my 23' computer monitor although definitely not HD. Might be a different story when connected to my 50" tv for this weekends game. Streamed using dns4me and only stopped once for about 3 seconds during the entire game  

littleheaven
2084 posts

Uber Geek

Subscriber

  #1366089 14-Aug-2015 09:24
Send private message

Cool, thanks for the info. I might check it out if the ITV stream doesn't cut it during the World Cup. I tried the mirroring on their app via my AppleTV last night and it was acceptable, though not hi-def.




Geek girl. Freelance copywriter and editor at Unmistakable.co.nz.

 

Currently using: Custom-built AMD Ryzen 7 3700X Desktop, HP M6-1017TX Laptop, iPad Pro, iPhone 7, iPhone XR, AppleTV4.


DizzyD
523 posts

Ultimate Geek
Inactive user


  #1366095 14-Aug-2015 09:29
Send private message

How is this with the Chromecast?

Create new topic




News »

Amazon introduces new Echo devices
Posted 25-Sep-2020 11:56


Mad Catz introduces new S.T.R.I.K.E. 13 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard
Posted 25-Sep-2020 11:34


Vodafone NZ upgrades international submarine network
Posted 25-Sep-2020 09:09


Jabra announces wireless noise-cancelling airbuds, upgrade existing model
Posted 24-Sep-2020 14:43


Nokia 3.4 to be available in New Zealand
Posted 24-Sep-2020 14:34


HP announces new HP ENVY laptops aimed at content creators
Posted 24-Sep-2020 14:02


Logitech introduce MX Anywhere 3
Posted 21-Sep-2020 21:17


Countdown unveils contactless shopping with new Scan&Go tech
Posted 21-Sep-2020 09:48


HP unveils new innovations for businesses adapting to rapidly evolving workstyles and workforces
Posted 17-Sep-2020 15:36


GoPro launches new HERO9 Black camera
Posted 17-Sep-2020 09:45


Telecommunications industry launches new 5G Facts website
Posted 17-Sep-2020 07:56


New Zealand ranks 3rd in world in GSMA index
Posted 15-Sep-2020 10:13


Trend Micro Security Suite adds web monitoring to prevent identity theft
Posted 14-Sep-2020 15:37


NVIDIA to acquire Arm for US$ 40 billion
Posted 14-Sep-2020 12:27


Epson launches its next gen A3+ colour EcoTank multi-function printer
Posted 10-Sep-2020 16:08



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.