1. AC Question's Avatar
    I'm going to be taking an 8 hour bus ride (each way) and figure I should have plenty of tv time. I usually stream to my phone but I'm thinking that I should watch it on a bigger screen.

    Is there any way to connect to my laptop and play streaming video that is on my phone? Non-rooted by the way. I'm fine using USB.

    I know that I could tether, but I have Verizon and they tend to be pains about it.
    07-16-2014 09:42 AM
  2. Indoler's Avatar
    I'm going to be taking an 8 hour bus ride (each way) and figure I should have plenty of tv time. I usually stream to my phone but I'm thinking that I should watch it on a bigger screen.

    Is there any way to connect to my laptop and play streaming video that is on my phone? Non-rooted by the way. I'm fine using USB.

    I know that I could tether, but I have Verizon and they tend to be pains about it.
    Watching (HD?) video streams via mobile networks for 16 hours will bankrupt you.
    07-16-2014 09:52 AM
  3. Almeuit's Avatar
    Watching (HD?) video streams via mobile networks for 16 hours will bankrupt you.
    Not necessarily.. He may have an unlimited data plan. I average 80-100 GB a month lately and simply pay $70.

    As to your question OP I'd just tether your laptop to your phones connection... That way you can use the Internet from the phone to stream on your laptop.

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    07-16-2014 12:46 PM
  4. Indoler's Avatar
    Are there buses with individual passenger power outlets on that route?
    The batteries will be shot after 4 or 5 hours. Probably less.
    07-16-2014 06:02 PM
  5. Almeuit's Avatar
    Are there buses with individual passenger power outlets on that route?
    The batteries will be shot after 4 or 5 hours. Probably less.
    This depends on the phone. Some can carry spare batteries and this would solve that issue.

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    07-16-2014 06:38 PM
  6. Indoler's Avatar
    Those are 2 major "maybe's", IYAM. I'd check up on 'm before I took off.
    07-16-2014 08:01 PM
  7. Almeuit's Avatar
    Those are 2 major "maybe's", IYAM. I'd check up on 'm before I took off.
    Well yeah obviously the poster will know their situation. You're just assuming he won't be able to do it.. And I'm saying how he could if he had the right equipment .

    Sent from my T-Mobile Note 3 using AC Forums.
    07-16-2014 08:56 PM

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