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View Poll Results: How do you stream your favorite programming?
Sitting in front of my PC
21.62%
Through my Roku
51.35%
Through my game console (XBox, PS, Wii)
48.65%
With my laptop
21.62%
Through a tablet
32.43%
Through my smartphone
27.03%
Using an HDMI cable and hooking it into my TV
8.11%
Through a Blu Ray player that is capable of streaming
21.62%
Through Apple TV
18.92%
Through Amazon Fire
10.81%
Through Google Chromecast or Roku Stick
8.11%
Streaming is not my thing. I go the old fashion route TV or DVR
2.70%
Too many damn streaming options!
5.41%
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How do you stream your favorite programming?

Old 11-09-14, 09:09 PM
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How do you stream your favorite programming?

Question is in the thread title. I'll leave the poll available for mutiple answers.

One thing is for certain, I absolutely hate watching stuff sitting at a desk in front of my PC. I don't know how many of you do this regularly, but it's not convenient or comfortable.
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Old 11-09-14, 09:15 PM
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Re: How do you stream your favorite programming?

I have an Apple TV and Roku 3.

Mostly I use the Roku 3 and stream via Hulu Plus, Netflix and Amazon Prime. I also use the PlayOn app to stream Web content to the Roku via my PC.
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Old 11-09-14, 09:18 PM
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Re: How do you stream your favorite programming?

Chromecast and Roku 3. Plex server on PC.
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Old 11-09-14, 09:33 PM
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Re: How do you stream your favorite programming?

I've got a lot of streaming devices. But the only ones I use are the Roku and Apple TV. Between the two of them, they cover everything I want to watch.
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Old 11-10-14, 09:40 AM
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Re: How do you stream your favorite programming?

Mostly via my Roku 3, but I'll occasionally catch an episode of Survivor on my laptop or another favorite on my iPad while traveling.
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Old 11-10-14, 02:11 PM
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Re: How do you stream your favorite programming?

Mostly through my Apple TV, Airplay from my iPad, and occasionally I'll use my phone when I am not at home.
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Old 11-10-14, 05:37 PM
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Re: How do you stream your favorite programming?

Currently, I mostly just use my Chromecast to stream from Plex, Netflix, YouTube, etc. I used to be a game console person for those, but the Chromecast is just so convenient. I also stream to my TV, PC, etc. depending on the situation, but when it comes to shows and movies, it's 90% on the big screen.
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Re: How do you stream your favorite programming?

Just my Roku 2.
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Old 11-11-14, 12:19 AM
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Re: How do you stream your favorite programming?

Mostly Hulu or Netflix through Xbox or my BD Player.
I very much prefer my sofa and bigscreen, but sometimes I'll watch a 20 minute episode at my desk on my computer.
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Old 11-13-14, 04:57 PM
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Re: How do you stream your favorite programming?

Roku stick for some like Vudu. My smart tv for Netflix or YT.
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Old 11-13-14, 06:23 PM
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Re: How do you stream your favorite programming?

Various apps on XBOX Live
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Old 11-13-14, 06:25 PM
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Re: How do you stream your favorite programming?

Xbox Video and Hulu Plus trial on my 360, Amazon Prime on my 360 and PS3.

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Old 11-13-14, 06:34 PM
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Re: How do you stream your favorite programming?

Roku 2 on the small TV. Xbox & Oppo on the projector.
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Old 11-13-14, 06:41 PM
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Re: How do you stream your favorite programming?

If I'm in my living room, I use my PS3 to stream. I have a Roku 2 in my bedroom. I stream stuff on my laptop or desktop at least once a week, if I need to catch up on shows that are available on regular Hulu. I use my iPad to stream when I'm traveling. I ordered a Fire stick, but that won't come until after the New Year and I will probably starting using that in my living room.
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Old 11-14-14, 09:21 AM
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Re: How do you stream your favorite programming?

I'd say 85% is done though the Roku3 via the TV...but sometimes I stream on my tablet, sometimes if I'm working at the computer I'll throw something up in the corner.
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Old 11-14-14, 12:48 PM
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You forgot HTPC. Too few damn streaming options!
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Old 11-22-14, 02:54 PM
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I have a Roku 3, and a Blu Ray player with streaming services installed on it.
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Old 11-22-14, 03:27 PM
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Re: How do you stream your favorite programming?

Downstairs TV we mainly use the Roku, but also use the TV itself or the bluray player sometimes.

Upstairs, we mostly use the Xbox 360 but just got an Amazon FireStick.
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Old 11-25-14, 12:53 PM
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Re: How do you stream your favorite programming?

I use my ATV for Netflix US and Hulu Plus.
For other Netflix countries, I use my PS3 or I use my iPad3.
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Old 11-25-14, 06:50 PM
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I just steam Netflix on my PS3.
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