Media

But only in Europe and Asia

Everyone’s favorite media center app Plex just took another major step towards total living room domination: Plex announced a new app for Sony’s PlayStation 3 and 4 Wednesday that largely offers the same looks and functionality as Plex’s recently-launched Xbox One app. However, the new app is first only launching in Europe and Asia, and coming to the U.S. and other countries next year. As the Plex blog put it: “Hasn’t your spouse been bugging you about moving to Italy since they watched A Good Year? Now might be the perfect time.”

Except for Comcast customers

HBO is a go for owners of Amazon’s Fire TV: Amazon has added a HBO Go app to its Fire TV set-top box, and promises to bring the same app to the Fire TV Stick this coming spring. Consumers do need to have HBO as part of their TV subscription bundle in order to access HBO GO, and Comcast don’t even have to try, as the company has been blocking HBO Go on most set-top boxes. Here’s how Amazon’s Fire TV Stick compares to Roku’s Streaming Stick and Google’s Chromecast.

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