Plex is already an awesome way to stream your media from your computer to all your devices. The newly-launched Plex Cloud makes it even simpler by hosting your media for you. Instead of having to keep your own computer on and connected at all times, you can just upload your stuff to Amazon and stream it anywhere you…
If you bought a 4K TV recently (and it’s a good time to start looking at one), you’re going to need a way to get your 4K-compatible shows onto that screen. Today, we’re breaking down three of the best set-top boxes that can offer 4K (or UHD) streaming.
In its quest to become your go-to service for any all media, Plex has just announced one of its biggest updates yet. Now, you can use the app as a DVR to record TV shows directly to your Plex server.
Hulu has always had a weird business model. You can watch most of its content for free, pay extra to get the latest stuff, and pay even more to watch without ads. Now the free tier is going away. For the most part.
Android tablet apps got a jolt of excitement this year when we learned they’re coming to Chromebooks soon, too. In our follow up to last week’s seventh annual Android pack, we’re checking out the apps that are doing the best with larger screens.
Plex is easily one of our favorite ways to stream your media between devices. Sometimes, however, streaming can take a long time depending on what format your media is in. Use Plex’s optimize feature to solve this problem ahead of time and get smooth playback anywhere.
Comic-Con is planning their own streaming media service, to launch on May 7th (aka Free Comic Book Day,) called Comic-Con HQ. The new service will feature trailers, interviews, late-night talk, and more original programming, featuring names like Adam Sessler and Kevin Pereira. [The Verge]
Kodi, one of our two favorite home theater apps, has been updated to version 16, adding a few new useful features. This includes the very-handy long-press on TV remotes.
Torrents are a neat way to download videos, but the’re not quite as convenient as a stream. Fortunately, Torrents Time is a browser plugin that allows you to stream torrents directly in your browser.
The Chromecast is a pretty awesome media player that pays for itself. If you want to use it without the internet, though, you’re fresh out of luck. This custom ROM can change that.
There are nearly as many companies making set top boxes as there are TV shows that you swear you’re going to get around to watching one of these days. Today, we’re examining three of the best: the Apple TV, the Nexus Player, and the Roku 4.
If you’ve been with Netflix since 2014 or earlier, you’re probably paying around $7.99 a month, even though new users pay $9.99. This year, that ride is coming to a close for many users.
There are a bunch of places to buy or rent movies online, but prices can vary from one service to another. JustWatch checks most major online services to find you the best price.
Netflix is finally available in most countries. Not every country has the same library of shows, though. To find out what other countries are streaming, check out Flixed.
Who needs Netflix? With home theater apps like Plex and Kodi, you can roll your own sweet-looking library with all the TV shows and movies you like, with none of the junk. But which software should you use? Here’s how the two biggest solutions stack up against each other.
Netflix has just announced a new rate hike. The old standard plan which allowed users to watch in HD on 2 screens at once will now cost $9.99 per month, instead of $8.99.
Starting at the end of this month, Amazon will no longer sell the Chromecast or Apple TV. And that’s their right. But it’s also another in a long series of dumb, anti-consumer moves that has now crossed the line from annoying to downright dickish.
Microsoft has officially killed off Windows Media Center, but there’s still hope for you if alternatives like Kodi just don’t seem to fill the void. Here’s how you can get Windows Media Center running on Windows 10.
If you use the Plex media server for your movie and TV library and have ever used the Plex forums, you’ll need to change your password this morning. The company announced its forum servers were hacked, leaving email addresses, forum messages, and hashed passwords vulnerable.
Chromecasts have made streaming media to your TV super easy. The one downside is that it typically requires a connection to the internet in order to stream anything, even if you have the media on your device. This workaround helps fix that.