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why can't I stream live cnn and fox on my android device

by rich52 / January 23, 2013 6:10 AM PST

Can anyone give me some insight into why my wife can stream live CNN on her ipad but I can't on my android 4.1 cell phone?

The kids at BB and AT&T just roll their eyes that anyone would want to watch cnn. I've written cnn twice but no answer. All I've been able to discover is that it can't be done on either a tablet or cell.

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Too many reasons but top one is?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 23, 2013 6:15 AM PST

That CNN and Fox are not catering to this market. Let me try in on my google nexus 7 where I installed Firefix Beta and Flash according to instructions we've discussed on this very forum. BRB (be right back.)

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Had to charge up the tablet a little but
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 23, 2013 6:49 AM PST

CNN video is fine on Nexus and the Asus TF300. But both had me add flash support long ago.

Did you try to install flash and Firefox Beta?

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cnn on android
by rich52 / January 23, 2013 9:12 AM PST

To answer your question obout flash: No I have not..I'm using the latest cnn app on my Samsung smartphone and it doesn't offer an option to watch live.

I'm planning to purchase an android tablet, probably Samsung, and am trying to determine whether or not I'll be able to stream live cnn on my jobsite. I had assumed the best way to do it was with the cnn app. Thee ipad cnn app streams fox and cnn live and I couldn't figure out why they don't offer it for android.

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If the CNN app is dead, then no.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 23, 2013 9:32 AM PST
In reply to: cnn on android

If I am to test this I'll have to know how you get it live on your PC.

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Why use the app?
by seca400 / January 24, 2013 1:00 PM PST

Try just streaming from the website, choose desktop version if you have to.
If they offer live online (hopefully its not flash) it should be viewable.

Hope that helps!

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I agree.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 24, 2013 1:41 PM PST
In reply to: Why use the app?

If the OP can reply with what site to test, I'll try it on what we have at the office.

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