Streaming media from your mac to your iphone/ipod touch + More!!!! AMAZING!!!!!

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by reeco, Nov 17, 2007.

  1. reeco macrumors regular


    Oct 1, 2007
  2. nickspohn macrumors 68040


    Jun 9, 2007
    Here is also an easier way for just music..and you don't need to have a hacked iPhone, just install it on your computer.
  3. reeco thread starter macrumors regular


    Oct 1, 2007
    With the above hack you dont need to have a jailbroken iphone. its just a mac software download!!! thats it!
  4. nickspohn macrumors 68040


    Jun 9, 2007

    I think i clearly said that.
  5. QuarterSwede macrumors G3


    Oct 1, 2005
    Colorado Springs, CO
    It's basically Remote Desktop for the iPhone & iPod Touch. It allows you to see your Mac's screen, take snapshots with the iSight on the Mac, stream media, do spotlight searches, access the /user files, etc. Brilliant piece of software really. If I had an iPhone or Touch I'd definitely try it out.

    Telekinesis is a lot different than Signal, which is just a remote (and a nice one at that) for iTunes, Winamp or WMP. Also, I don't believe it needs to be jailbroken as you are using a webapp. You download Telekinesis onto the Mac and then access it from Safari on the iPhone or Touch.
  6. MBHockey macrumors 68040


    Oct 4, 2003
    New York
  7. altaprod macrumors regular


    Jan 1, 2006
    lots of potential

    i look forward to future updates on this. so far it's worked pretty well. i couldn't hear the sound on the video i was streaming and it looked less than mediocre.
    very cool start. thanks for the post
  8. Kingsly macrumors 68040


    Nice. I love using it as a remote for iTunes.
  9. JonHimself macrumors 68000


    Nov 3, 2004
    Toronto, Ontario
    I think that when you said "and you don't have to have a hacked iPhone" it sounded like you were implying that Telekinesis requires you to hack your phone whereas your suggested alternative did not when in fact neither require you to hack your phone.
  10. zub3qin macrumors 65816


    Apr 10, 2007
    Great video and post!
    But you really need to blow your nose!
  11. zub3qin macrumors 65816


    Apr 10, 2007
    I installed the program (iRemote) on my Macbook running Leopard.
    All works well except when I click the file I want to play (audio or video) it only launches on the Macbook- either in iTunes or QT. It doesn't stream to the iPhone.

    Any tips on how to fix this?
  12. Emanuele macrumors member

    Nov 8, 2007
    Oh my!! There goes my Sunday! This app is very, very slick!

    Works great, except for the fact that the mouse pointer is not calibrated, so when I click on a program it opens something else!

  13. Kingsly macrumors 68040


    Just tried Signal. omg. :eek:

    This is exactly what I wanted Apple to implement in the iPhone for use with AirTunes. I can't wait to get an APX and rock tunes remotely. :)
  14. dan-o-mac macrumors 6502a


    Oct 12, 2004
    Brooklyn, NY
    If you click "open" it plays on your computer, you have to click on the name of the file for it to stream. It also has to be an iPod/iPhone compatible file to stream to your iPod/iPhone. Does anyone have the cables for iPod and iPhone TV Out support? I would love to see if you can stream content with the t.v. out, making your iPhone a portable mini :apple:TV. :D
  15. granka macrumors member

    Aug 23, 2007
    I need some help with this webapp

    Whenever I click a file to stream it on my phone it says "Safari can't open the page because it could not connect to the server."

    They are all compatible files as well, m4v, m4a, m4p, mp3

    Can anyone help me out
  16. Shoesy macrumors 6502a


    Jun 21, 2007
    Colchester, UK.
    Try punching a hole in your firewall at the address suggested by the program - usually 5010 AND 5012 using the 'sharing' part of system preferences (tiger), or if you use Leopard the new flashy bit I know nothing about :(
  17. zub3qin macrumors 65816


    Apr 10, 2007
    Thanks VERY much.
    Cool app.
    My only concern is leaving it on all the time (how secure is this really?)
  18. hxe3333 macrumors member

    Jul 16, 2007
    They haven't been updated for sometime, and I think I saw in their google code saying they have done pretty much everything... so I don't know if they would continue developing, but it's nice app, and anybody can add plugins so I hope the community keeps it updated! I love the camera function.

    For a native app, there is VNsea for remote desktop, it's getting better, faster frame rate than telekinesis, more flexible keyboard shortcut, but I don't think the password security is as good as telekinesis, so basically I would use only in home network (or EDGE maybe?) for now...

    EDIT: Sorry, I just review the thread again, and I realized it was kinda off topic cuz this is about streaming media. VNsea is remote desktop, but I'm gona leave it just as a note that one of telekinesis function has a strong competition in native app.
  19. gotzero macrumors 68040

    Jan 6, 2007
    Mid-Atlantic, US
    I tried this, and I get the Safari error too from the phone. My permissions all appear okay. Any ideas?
  20. bluedevil14 macrumors regular


    Jan 3, 2006
    Washington, DC
    this is awesome, i used it to freak my brother out

    very well done app
  21. christall109 macrumors 6502

    Jun 15, 2007
    Anyone out there figure out how to use this over EDGE on the iPhone?

    Works great over wifi.
  22. linshiwen macrumors member

    Aug 19, 2007
    Can anyone tell me how to use this while not on my local area network? The google page implies that it is possible.
  23. hxe3333 macrumors member

    Jul 16, 2007
    Check your router setting, make sure port mapping for 5010 and 5012(or whatever your choice) from public IP is connected to your local ip, 5010 and 5012.

    Also, if you have dynamic IP from your provider, then you gatta get dns server. I use dyndns, it's free.
  24. Victor ch macrumors 6502a

    Victor ch

    Jun 19, 2007
    San José, Costa Rica

  25. anti-microsoft macrumors 68000

    Dec 15, 2006
    Edinburgh, Scotland
    Just a couple of questions...

    1. It works for the touch too, right??

    2. Is it freeware??? (the one that reeco posted)

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