Macbook Air and MLB.tv

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by Hi-i'm-a-mac, Jul 1, 2008.

  1. Hi-i'm-a-mac macrumors newbie

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    i've read alot about how MBA has trouble with youtube or any streaming media for that matter. any users out there currently use their MBA to watch sports online i.e. MLB.tv? if so, problems?
     
  2. ayeying macrumors 601

    ayeying

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    Streaming media is actually just a flash player. If MLB.tv uses flash as their viewer, it'll push the CPU to work to decode harder then if you were to play something off of quicktime.
     
  3. Savagestorm macrumors member

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    I haven't read too much into the problems of others, however I have had no problems whatsoever plying video on my air.......
     
  4. Galley macrumors 65816

    Galley

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    MLB.TV uses Silverlight, or WMV. Streams are 400, 800, or 1200Kbps.
     

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