Nokia Play To app streams movies from your phone wirelessly to your DLNA TV
It is not a full-blown DLNA solution, like Samsung's AllShare app for Android, for example, since you can't receive media to your phone, but for quickly watching an HD movie on your TV without all the cable hassles it does a fine job. Interestingly enough, the interface of the app is full-blown Symbian Anna, rounded icons and all, so the official OS update for Symbian^3 devices might be just around the corner.
As with all Wi-Fi streaming apps, the phone and DLNA gear, like TV or audio system, have to be connected to one and the same Wi-Fi network, preferably of the fastest variety possible. Otherwise you'll be waiting for a while for large high quality videos to start streaming, and look good in the process, for which Nokia Beta Labs gives a bit of warning, and also notes that the interface is not finalized. Watch Nokia Play To in action in the promo video below.
1. bluechrism (unregistered) posted on 01 Jun 2011, 09:46 0 0
Saying this while not having a Symbian 3 device around to check this out, but Nokia used to have DNLA support on Symbian (I did on my N85) to play from DNLA sources. If this is still availiable in the OS or as an app then this completes the soultion for both playing and streaming DNLA media.
2. bluechrism (unregistered) posted on 01 Jun 2011, 09:49 0 0
Also just thinking, along with Nokia Big screen for the devices with HDMI out, this helps increase the extent to which nokia phones can get media to TV at higher quality than their normal TV out solutions.
5. chix017 (unregistered) posted on 01 Jun 2011, 15:19 0 0
no link to download this??