Home media streaming – Quick Start guide

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There is no better way to enjoy and access your media than a home server. The time has come to piece together a streaming media setup and htpcBeginner has a quick-start guide to get a do-it-yourself (DIY) home media server ready right now. What is a Home Server? A home server can … read more

Plex VR app for Google Daydream released

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Here at htpcBeginner, we’re huge Plex fans. Ever since discovering Plex, my journey into cord cutting began. Though it’s best known as a do-it-yourself (DIY) Netflix or Spotify, Plex far surpasses mere media server software. Rather, it’s an entire home theatre PC (HTPC) experiance. Enhancements include DVR and live TV … read more

10 Best Plex client devices 2018: Pre-built and DIY options

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There are several media server software options. From Madsonic and Subsonic to Plex and Emby, it’s easy to cobble together a do-it-yourself Netflix and even Spotify experience. While tons of options exist, Plex remains one of the most popular software alternatives. Check out the best Plex client devices 2018 to … read more

Plexamp released: Plex incubator standalone music player

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Plex ranks as one of our favorite media server software options here at htpcBeginner. It’s intuitive to set up while boasting a bevy of features for home theatre buffs. Now, Plex furthers its foray into the media center space with its Winamp-esque music player. With Plexamp released, there’s a Plex … read more