The iPad and videos are the perfect combination. The incredible battery life and beautiful screen make the combo killer. And besides Netflix,Hulu Plus and ABC Player which we are very familiar with, there are also many fantastic movie streaming applications. Here are five of them.
The Plex application allows you to use your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch to browse and play your media (video, photos and music) using the Plex Media Server installed on your Mac or PC. In addition, you can view online media from a variety of sources. If you have Aperture, iPhoto, or iTunes installed you can also stream the content to your mobile device.
2 Stream To Me
The app can stream music, photos, and videos right to your iPad. Audio streaming will continue in the background. Video out is also supported to allow playback on a larger TV.
3 Air Video
AirPlay functionality is supported with this app, which allows you to wirelessly stream videos from your iPad to the Apple TV 2G. The app also supports video out through the dock connector. The app also lets you playback iTunes purchased content by streaming it through Safari on your iPad.
4 Plug Player for iPad
PlugPlayer is a highly flexible and powerful app for streaming movies and other types of media from a UPnP server. What sets this app apart from the rest listed in this guide however, is the unique added features that PlugPlayer provides. For example, say you have your iPod Touch connected to speakers in your house, well with this app you can actually control that iPod without even being in the same room.
5 Eye TV
The EyeTV app turns your iPad and iPhone into the ultimate portable television! It works anywhere you have a 3G or Wi-Fi connection to access the EyeTV software and hardware running on your Mac at home.