PLEX Media Server for Linux Now Available for Ubuntu, Slackware, and ReadyNAS

PLEX Media Server for Linux Download PageOh, my. PLEX has just become the Linux community's' new best friend. The devs at PLEX have just announced the availability of its PLEX Media Server for NETGEAR's popular ReadyNAS network storage server that will allow it to stream media to PLEX clients around the home — be it a tablet like your iPad or [...]

PLEX for Roku Now Available via Private Channel

PLEX for Roku Displaying the Movie: 28 Days LaterHate the fact that Roku is not DLNA/UPnP compatible out of the box? Well, we do too. Luckily for everyone, PLEX, the biggest competitor to Boxee and the favorite media center solution for many Mac enthusiasts, has just announced that PLEX is now available to Roku users via its private channel selection. Essentially, you launch [...]

PLEX Media Server Spreads Its Wings to Windows and Android

PLEX The A-Team Movie ScreenshotEveryone's favorite XBMC spin-off for Mac OS X and iOS, PLEX, has spread it's wings to Windows and Android. PLEX is announcing that PLEX Media Server for Windows XP/7 (FREE) and PLEX for Android ($4.99) is now available for download. It's unclear how deep the Windows integration goes in PLEX's media manager application -- being that [...]

LG Wants to Turn Your ‘Dumb TV’ Into an App-powered ‘Smart TV’ with Its ST600 Smart TV Upgrader

LG ST600 Smart TV UpgraderLG is announcing that it will unveil a new TV adapter at CES 2011 that will bring all the "Smart TV" goodness currently offered with LG's latest wireless HDTVs. While most gadget sites have reported this news as a more of a novelty item for your basic HDTV, the LG ST600 Smart TV Upgrader could [...]

PLEX Client for Apple TV Makes an Informal Appearance

Apple TV PLEX Client DemoIt appears that a PLEX forum member named quiqueck has ported a rough version of the PLEX client to a jailbroken 2nd generation Apple TV for use as a front-end to a PLEX media server running on your Mac (and soon Windows PC). As of right now, however, only video playback works and there seems [...]

LG Partners with Plex to Bring XBMC Goodness to LG NetCast HDTVs and Blu-ray Players

LG NetCast Plex Demo at IFA 2010This is pretty amazing news! The Mac XBMC spin-off, Plex, has inked a deal with LG to bring their platform to NetCast enabled HDTVs and Blu-ray players in 2011. The company cites Plex's media server capabilities, ability to aggregate content from multiple sources (online and locally), and its drop dead simple and attractive UI as [...]

Plex for Mac OS X Gets Netflix Support

Plex Netflix Watch Instantly ScreenshotI just got wind of the news. It looks like on April 8th a Netflix plugin for Plex was rolled out that allows people to navigate and play content from Netflix's "Watch Instantly" service. The Netflix plugin for Plex requires the latest version of Silverlight to be installed on your Mac for it to work. [...]

Plex/Seven Released – Adds Some New Worthwhile Features

Plex/Seven TV Shows Screenshot - credit: Automated HomeOk, so there are about 2-3 biggies in the Plex 0.7.0 release. Plex now bundles in what's called the Plex Media Server (a standalone application) so users can access content from their iLife apps including DRM protected iTunes tracks, the addition of TV series theme music when navigating a show's archive page, and user submitted [...]