Tag Archive: Plex


Plex gets improvements for Sonos, adds visuals for Echo Show/Spot, and more

Plexamp is also coming to Alexa and Roku devices.

Although Plex is most widely-used for storing movie and TV content, the platform is also great for housing your music library. Today, Plex announced a bundle of music-centric features that are now available for users.

Plex has existed on Sonos speakers for some time, but today, it’s leaving its beta stage and launching as a properly completed app. With this official release, Plex for Sonos can now search  [Read More…]

Plex VR app now available for Oculus and Gear VR

A Daydream exclusive no more!

Plex continues to be one of the best media libraries around, and if you’ve got a Google Daydream, chances are you’ve messed around with the Plex VR app. Plex wants to make sure as many people as possible can experience their movies and TV shows in VR, and as such, has expanded this to Oculus and Samsung’s Gear VR.

The Daydream Plex VR app will continue to get regular updates just like  [Read More…]

Plex steps into the VR era with new app for Google Daydream

Plex has joined the effort to push virtual reality (VR) mainstream. The popular media streaming app just announced this week that it is adding support for Google’s Daydream VR platform. With a Daydream-compatible Android smartphone and corresponding headset, users will now be able to watch movies and TV shows in VR. Furthermore, you can add […]

Plex just made the best video app for Google Daydream

Plex, the popular home media server application, is now VR ready. Say hello to Plex VR on Daydream.

VR continues to grow in popularity but one thing that’s still not as awesome as it can be is watching your own content. Plex is here to change that with Plex VR, available starting today for Google Daydream. The app is free to download, separate to the main Plex app but with almost all of the same great features  [Read More…]

Plex adds more DVR controls to Android on phones and TV

Time shift master.

Plex is arguably the best service around for storing and watching all of your local media files, and earlier this year, expanded to offer live TV features as well with Plex Live TV. The Plex app for Android on phones and televisions is receiving a new update, and the focus is on expanding DVR capabilities within Plex Live TV.

One of the biggest highlights of the update is being able to watch  [Read More…]

Plex adds its own personalized free news service

Following its acquisition of Watchup, Plex is launching its first in-house content stream in the form of Plex News.

Plex is best known for being a home media server, running on basically any device you can imagine. For a while, you’ve been able to add in channels delivering third-party content, but now Plex is getting into that game on its own.

Plex News is launching as a free addition to the service for all users, though those  [Read More…]

Plex Live TV now available for web and Amazon Fire TV

Plex’s Live TV feature is now available on the web and on Fire TV.

Owning a Plex Pass just keeps getting better and better. In addition to longtime features such as being able to access your own content and accessing other content through channels, Plex recently added a Live TV feature. Users with a compatible antenna and adapter would be able to hook into over-the-air (OTA) TV broadcasts for free. Combined with Plex’s metadata, the interface looks just like  [Read More…]

Plex live TV makes its way to Android phones and tablets

Having initially launched for Android TV, the regular app on phones and tablets is now getting live TV support.

When Plex live TV first launched it was made clear it was a staggered rollout where device support would get added over time. That time is now for Android phones and tablets with the mobile app joining the Android TV app in getting the new feature available to Plex Pass subscribers.

The update comes alongside a similar  [Read More…]

Giveaway: Win a Lifetime Plex Pass, HDHomeRun Connect tuner, and Mohu Leaf 50 Antenna

We’re back at it again with another giveaway! We’ve teamed up with Plex again to give YOU the chance to win some EPIC prizes. We’re calling this one the cordcutter’s dream bundle because you can truly call the cable company and tell them what to do with their monthly bill if you win this one! Prizes […]

The beginner’s guide to Plex

Plex is an amazing tool to access your media content on all your devices. Here’s a quick beginners guide to getting up and running.

Plex is one of those services that has been around for some time but many of us might have passed over for some reason, be it a lack of understanding of what it actually does, thinking it couldn’t possibly be useful to you, or something else entirely. The truth is, Plex could be  [Read More…]