Aside from Social Networking sites another popular segment of the media today are the content providers for streaming photos, movies, TV episodes, music and more to your computer. Content providers are the device manufacturers making the hardware that connects to your TV and those that supply the content to which those devices connect. Many of the BD players, set-top boxes, and other internet-capable devices that use your network to connect to the Web can in fact stream to your TV content that resides on your pc. This can include photos, MP3 or other audio, home video, and others.
Here are the lists of the top, free streaming content providers on the Net today:
- YouTube - for uploaded clips/episodes
- Blastro – for music videos
- SmugMug – for photo sharing
- Pandora – for custom music playlists
- Flickr – for photo sharing
- USA Today Sports - for sports stories and highlights
- Facebook Photos – for photo sharing
- NBA Game Time – for basketball stories, scores, highlights
Bear in mind that these streaming content providers and the systems on which specific content is offered may change at any time, as these providers update or reach new agreements with manufacturers. There are also some streaming content providers out there on the market today that offers other features but isn’t free that you can research for yourself.