Can someone try Orb?http://www.orb.com/It streams videos like tversity or other programs like that.can be used with a app in android or web based.Since the m001 sucks at playing videos i think streaming is the best option?
Well amazingly ...orb works with my crappy 6120c phone!mp3s work, managed to get a avi to play aswell.This was over 3G , crappy signal quality aswellThis looks to be a great option to play stuff on the tablet
[quote author=jayrod link=topic=81.msg651#msg651 date=1274024093]Can someone try Orb?http://www.orb.com/It streams videos like tversity or other programs like that.can be used with a app in android or web based.Since the m001 sucks at playing videos i think streaming is the best option?[/quote]not likely to help with regard to the m001. It would still need to be able to play video locally, the streaming would only help as far as semi-realtime re-encoding to a low bit rate and compatible format. And even with 350x240 resolution and under 600 bitrates, the m001 is not doing very well, when it works at all at playing them.Streaming wont give it the ability to display better video playback, without a dedicated GPU it is having to do software rendering, and it just can't handle it.It is one key reason why this device is so cheap.
It does, at least, require a working implementation of flash......If flash was the magic answer to video, it wouldn't require streaming, we could simply encode to flv and play them on the machine directly. That also is not working btw =)
Orb 1.15 does work. Not a great image but it handles motion fairly well. The sound is lousy but we already knew that.On menus it won't flip out of portrait but does flip horizontal when viewing. No provision for changing streaming quality like the ip*d version has. Also no provision for resize or changing aspect ratio. But hey, it works!
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