Can I stream an iPad or Mac to Roku3?

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by tawcat, Oct 14, 2013.

  1. tawcat macrumors regular

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    Bought an Apple TV for the den where we usually watch TV. My wife likes to read and watch TV in bed at night, so I figured I'd pickup a Roku for that room. It gives her Netflix, Hulu Plus, and a few other things she watches. She asked me if she could stream a CBS show from her iPad to the Roku, I said I don't know! So here I am asking the experts!

    Thanks.
     
  2. E.Lizardo macrumors 65816

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    Nope.
     
  3. tawcat thread starter macrumors regular

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  4. testerdennis macrumors member

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    Get PlayOn for your Roku no need to stream CBS.
     
  5. nowlan1 macrumors newbie

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    If the content is already saved, you could use plex.
     
  6. spacepower7 macrumors 68000

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    Kinda depends what cable company you have. I have a Time Warner and it lets me stream many but not all live TV channels to my Roku. I haven't used it in awhile but I remember it had live TNT, not sure about CBS. Last I checked, many months ago, it didn't do on demand, but maybe now?
     
  7. benji888 macrumors 65816

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  8. aced411 macrumors 6502

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    I use Plex on Roku to watch CBS. You need to adjust a few settings to get it working but it once it's set it works great. I've been watching The Big Bang Theory on it pretty regularly (in HD no less).
     

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