Plex, the popular media service, was originally designed to let users easily manage and play their own existing media files, but it was always missing one key component that prevented it from being a true cord cutting solution: Live TV. Thankfully, Plex has remedied this omission in recent years with the addition of a complete live TV and DVR feature. Check out our look at Plex Live TV in 2018 to see if it should be the basis of your cord cutting setup.
If you’re using Google Chrome to run web apps or self-contained websites, here’s how you can configure the browser to launch them in app mode, a special mode that runs the app in a separate Chrome process and removes the unnecessary user interface elements such as the address bar and bookmarks.
If you run the Plex Media Player app in “Web mode” on a high-resolution display in Windows 10, the app will default to 200 percent scaling, making everything large and crisp. For many users, unfortunately, 200 percent scaling is too large, meaning that you see fewer of your media files on each screen and it’s difficult to effectively use the app in a window. There’s currently no way to adjust display scaling in the Plex Media Player’s settings, but users can…
Plex News is a free feature that adds live news clips to your Plex library. That’s great, but not everyone wants a News category cluttering up their Plex home screen. Here’s how to turn off Plex News.
Most Mac users know that the Dock is a great way to find and launch their most-used applications, but you can also use the Dock to directly launch your favorite websites. Here’s how to add website shortcuts to the Mac OS X Dock.
The Plex development team announced today the limited launch of the official Plex client for the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4. The app mirrors the look and feel of its Xbox counterpart, and is limited initially to Plex Pass members.
As a follow-up to a more technical look at Plex, I thought I’d take a more emotional approach and share with you the reasons why I use and love this incredible media center software. As a bonus, I’ll give you a peek at the Plex setup I’ve cobbled together over the years that’s grown into a media streaming beast.
Popular media server and playback software Plex is now available on the Xbox One, with an Xbox 360 release coming soon. The Xbox One app is currently available on the Xbox Store and is free for members of the service’s paid Plex Pass program and includes new features like support Kinect voice and motion control.
Popular media software Plex is out with some big updates to its Chromecast player this week. New features include music and photo support, better streaming with support for higher bitrate video, and content mirroring to allow users to see media library details on the big screen.
After appearing on a recent episode of the Mac Geek Gab to talk about home media servers and movie management, I received many great questions from listeners. Here are my answers to some of questions that required a response longer than a Tweet. Come join the discussion and be sure to grab Mac Geek Gab Episode 485 for the full story!