How to setup Plex (and XBMC) for Surround Sound Audio

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Plex is probably the best app to easily stream media from your computer to the Amazon Fire TV. However, the app does have one major flaw. Currently, the video player built into the Plex app can only play surround sound from mp4 files with Dolby Digital (DD) 5.1 audio. It can’t play DD audio from mkv files and can’t play DTS audio at all. In this guide, we’ll show you how to setup Plex (and XBMC) to play surround sound audio from any file format. Read more ›

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App Deal: Plex media streaming app is currently FREE, was $4.99 [Expired]

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Plex, a media streaming app that allows you to stream your personal video collection, has gone Free for two days. The app is one of several paid apps that are currently free, of which 5 are compatible with the Fire TV.

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Alternatives to the Amazon Fire TV YouTube app

alternative-youtube-apps-headerThe YouTube app for the Amazon Fire TV leaves much to be desired. This is largely due to the app being a wrapper for www.youtube.com/tv instead of being natively written for the Fire TV. If you’re not satisfied with the YouTube experience on Fire TV, here are some alternatives.  Read more ›

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