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    OT: need geek help

    Is it normal to experience buffering delays of several seconds between 2 or 3 seconds of play time on all video clips? Is this caused by my internet connection? I use a Verizon usb gizmo. Is it possible to shorten, or eliminate these annoying delays. Some of the clips are essentially unviewable. I have an iMac with 1GB 667 MHz.



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    Re: OT: need geek help

    I would assume its your internet. What speed is it and how long of videos? You could let it buffer before playing it then you shouldn't have the delays.



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    Re: OT: need geek help

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    Is it normal to experience buffering delays of several seconds between 2 or 3 seconds of play time on all video clips?
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    Re: OT: need geek help

    Verizon cellular USB?


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    Re: OT: need geek help

    I'm guessing that means you're using 3G data (if you have a Verizon USB stick), which means that your internet will range from Slow to oh-my-God-the-Cubs-might-win-a-world-series-before-this-video-loads Slow.

    Basically, you just have to pause the video and hope that it'll buffer up most of the entire thing before watching it, otherwise I don't think you'll ever be able to legitimately stream over that 3G stick... especially if you happen to be in an area that doesn't get ridiculously awesome service.



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