September 13, 2004
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I've heard that it's nearly impossible to stream legally downloaded music from a PC. Is that true?
| | It depends on which type of digital files you've purchased.
The digital rights management (DRM) copy protection on songs downloaded from Napster, Musicmatch, and other online vendors currently prohibits streaming.
- Apple AirPort Express
Apple's latest Wi-Fi router lets you stream songs downloaded from the iTunes Music Store.
Real's streaming-on-demand service works with a small but growing list of network media devices.
John P. Falcone
covers home theater, helping CNET users find the optimal audio and video equipment--as well as the occasional must-have video game or DVD--to fit their lifestyle.