Picked up a Google Chromecast but disappointed how few apps actually support it yet? Your worries are over, my friend, now that the latest Plex for iOS update has arrived and is ready to make that Chromecast sing.
Having home media server software like Plex is great, but what about those times when you want to access content from somewhere else? A new beta PlexPass feature uses cloud storage from existing providers for just such purpose.
As the week winds to a close and our thoughts turn to holiday festivities next week, here's a bonus recap for this fine Friday, focused on a selection of app news and updates you might have missed in the last 24 hours or so -- our little Christmas gift to you, so go, go, go get 'em!
Over the past few years, Plex has gained increasing attention for its Media Center and Media Server software. While the transition has been subtle, the company is clearly looking to monetize its platform beyond donations. So, it should come as no surprise, but PlexPass is a new subscription service offering early access to premium features.