Tag Archive: Plex


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…]

What you need to watch live TV on NVIDIA Shield with Plex

The NVIDIA Shield TV and Plex are a match made in heaven. Here’s how to get the most from your TV experience with them.

Plex’s big recent announcement was that finally you can use it to watch live TV as well as record it. Throw in all your own media collection and you have a pretty complete package.

The NVIDIA Shield TV is one of the finest boxes out there for running Plex. It’s capable of being  [Read More…]

Get an NVIDIA Shield with a free Plex Pass subscription right now!

If you’ve been eyeing up an NVIDIA Shield TV for a while, now might be as good a time as any to pull the trigger. For a limited time you’ll also get a free Plex Pass subscription thrown in that’ll give you plenty of time to get to grips with what it can offer you.

With every purchase of both the 16GB Shield TV and the 500GB Pro model right now you’ll get yourself a free 6-month  [Read More…]