Plex adds DVR support to Apple TV

Great news for Plex DVR users with an Apple TV. You can now schedule recordings in the application directly. This goes a long way in making the experience more partner & kid friendly! Along with watching Live TV, now you can also schedule recordings and use closed captioning on your Apple TV. With warmer weather (hopefully) just around the corner, […]

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NVIDIA, we need to talk about SMBv1

Hi NVIDIA, Big fan of the Shield Android TV here. The Shield is great because provides a wonderful intersection of steaming and local content without the hassle of many other devices. There was a time I didn’t think anything could replace a home theater PC (HTPC) in my A/V stack, but the Shield has… It does almost everything I need […]

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Plex adds Live TV

If you have a Plex Pass you can now watch your OTA content live, anywhere you have Internet. You will, of course, need some local tuners, but it’s not just HDHR devices now. There are actually quite a few, and you can even use some of the USB ones with the NVIDIA SHIELD! Since we launched Plex DVR back in […]

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Plex Cloud – Hosted Plex server announced

Hosting my own Plex server isn’t challenging for me, and I imagine most of our readers. But, that doesn’t mean there aren’t other issues like upstream bandwidth, caps, etc. that make putting your Plex server, and the associated content up in the Clouds. Storage is BYOC[loud storage provider], so that bit will need to be worked out (I also wonder […]

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Plex adds DVR feature

If you’re rocking a Plex Pass you can have a play with their new DVR feature. It also requires a supported Silicon Dust HDHR tuner, so if you have one of those you’re ready to roll. Awesome! Well, that is, unless you’re Plex server is sitting on an NVIDIA Shield Android TV. That’s unsupported at this time :(. As a […]

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NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV

NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV

Let me start by saying, I am not much of a gamer. So while the NVIDIA Shield Android TV box has been out for a while, offering 4K UHD support for native playback and over-the-top (OTT) services like Netflix, the value proposition really did not speak to me given its $200/£150 (16GB) $300/£220 (500GB “PRO”) price tag. The landscape for […]

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