Good news for Roku users: everyone’s favorite media center app maker Plex just launched a new Roku channel that makes you forget…
A new kind of Pepsi test
Thought you could watch that video on your local hard drive without ads? Think again: A number of owners of Samsung’s smart…
A single app for everyone
Media center app maker Plex just overhauled its Android app with a newer UI and the ability to cast photos and videos…
Plex just got affordable
Remember Seagate’s new Personal Cloud drive, which my colleague Kevin Tofel wrote about earlier this week? Turns out the device, which can…
Plex now has a new account management feature called Home, which allows the creation of restricted profiles as well as more fine-grained sharing options.
XBMC is dead, long live Kodi: The pioneering open source media center project has decided to rename itself.
Got a Chromecast streaming stick? Then you can now cast media from Plex, even without paying for a PlexPass subscription. Plex also added automatic personal media uploads to its iOS app.
Media center app Plex added a bunch of additional functionality to its Chromecast integration this week: In addition to videos, Plex users…
Plex is signing up “hundreds of thousands” of new users every month. Now, it wants to give those users even more features for personal media.
Learn how to play videos you recorded on your phone, customize your Chromecast, make your remote control obsolete and more with our collection of essential tricks and tips for new Chromecast owners.
Media center app Plex could be coming to Chromecast soon: A recent version of Plex’s server software already includes a Chromecast configuration file.
Chromecast currently only supports a limited number of apps, but many more could be available soon, thanks to Google getting ready to release the Google Cast SDK.
Mote.io, the Chrome extension that turns your phone into a remote for your web browser, just added support for the Plex media…
Looking to play local files with Google’s Chromecast streaming stick? Soon, Plex may be able to help you.
Plex is going to the cloud by hooking up with Dropbox: The media center app maker will soon enable its users to sync their personal media collection with their Dropbox account, and then stream everything straight from Dropbox on iPads, phones and connected devices.
Got a new Roku this holiday season? Or maybe you bought one for your parents or in-laws, and now you’re in charge of getting it to work? No worries, we’ve compiled five essential tips to get the most our of your Roku.
Plex is giving its Windows and OS X clients a refresh, adding AirPlay and code from XBMC’s latest Frodo project. The software also got a new name, but will initially only be available to paying subscribers daring enough to try pre-release software.
Want to load up your iPad with some movies before you leave for Thanksgiving? Then you might want to take a look at the latest iOS version of Plex: The media center maker just added sync functionality to its iPad app.
Plex is getting ready to take your media collection everywhere with the launch of a browser-based client that offers access to your own videos as well as collections shared through the company’s personal cloud service. The release is part of Plex’s first premium subscription service.
The Plex app for Google TV will be preinstalled on Sony’s upcoming Google TV devices, which are expected to hit the shelves in the U.S. and other countries this summer. This is a big deal for Plex, and a nice addition to Google TV.
Some people prefer to connect their computer to to their TV instead of buying a set-top-box for online video consumption. This approach…
Want to watch YouTube videos on your Roku? Then you might want to check out the new Plex channel for Roku, which brings a whole bunch of online content as well as personal file sharing to the device. Check it out in this week’s Cord Cutters.
Instapaper competitor Read It Later isn’t just used to bookmark articles found on the web, but also to keep tabs of a whole lot of videos. In fact, YouTube has become the most popular domain for Read It Later since the service added video suppport.
Boxee is following through with its announcement to remove the Mac, Windows and Linux versions of its client from its website. PC users have until the end of Tuesday to download the latest version, but many might opt to check out a competitor instead.
The Kindle Fire isn’t just for watching Amazon and Netflix streams anymore: The newly-released Plex app makes it possible to access videos, music and photos stored on your home PC where ever you are. Users can even share content libraries through a personal cloud service.
Google TV users can now easily access local media within their home network as well as share videos with other users of the device, thanks to a new Plex app for Google TV. The app also offers access to various Internet content,
including music from Spotify.
The LG ST600 set-top box doesn’t just offer access to Netflix, VUDU and Amazon VOD, but also integrates with Plex, the media center solution of choice for many cord cutters. Check it out in this episode of Cord Cutters.
Plex just published a beta version of its Roku channel, making it possible to access media stored on your computer as well as Internet content sources on the popular media player. The channel is currently considered beta and still seems to have a few kinks.
Plex has rolled out an Android app that will allow users to connect media stored on their personal computers to their mobile devices. The application will also eventually give Android users the ability to control video they’re watching from the Mac software on their TV screens.
I recently set up a Mac mini in my living room to act as a media server. Instead of trying to update…