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Why Does my Sony TV Turn On or Off By Itself?

Sony TVs are known for their dependability. So it was a little upsetting when my Sony Bravia Android TV started turning off by itself.  As it turns out, Sony TVs turning off or on by themselves isn’t that uncommon. After some digging and research, I found the perfect way to troubleshoot and fix it.  If …

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How to Add Subtitles to Your Plex Movies & TV Shows

Plex media server is a great way to organize our digital audio, video, and photo collections and access those files from their phone, tablet, PC, or television from anywhere. However, as good as it is, using Plex out of the box does not give subtitles to your videos. This article will show how to add …

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The 6 Best File Managers for Android TV & Google TV [2022]

There’s a lot of discussion about finding the best file manager app to use on Android TVs, Google TVs, and TV boxes, especially on places like Reddit. After reading through most of them, I found a lot of opinions. Most people would try out one or two file managers and stop there. Nobody took the …

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TV Stands vs Wall Mounts: Which Makes Your TV Look Better?

We use both wall mounts and stands for our TVs in our house. I can honestly say I wasn’t expecting it to make a difference in how I watched TV.  But I was wrong.  TV stands and wall mounts have pros and cons, which we’ll cover in the below sections. Choosing the right one for …

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Why Does My Chromecast Keep Disconnecting? [With Solutions]

Imagine you want to show your friends a funny YouTube video, only to suffer through a loading circle before your Chromecast completely disconnects and goes offline. While that’s frustrating, there are some simple troubleshooting steps you can perform to try to get your Chromecast working again when it disconnects.  Perform a Power Cycle There’s a …

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What Is IPTV & How Does It Work?

Even if you’ve been streaming movies and TV for years, you may be confused about IPTV (Internet Protocol Television). You might even understand the concepts of “IP” and “TV” separately, but just not how they work together. It’s understandable to be confused. There’s a lot of misinformation about accessing IPTV services and whether it’s legal. …

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Ultimate Guide to NVIDIA Shield TV External Storage

The biggest problem with the NVIDIA Shield is you never have enough internal storage space. In fact, unless you’re still using an original 2015 NVIDIA Shield Pro, you’ve only got 16 GB of storage space at most. The 2019 base model NVIDIA Shield TV has an even more stingy 8 GB of storage space. The …

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How to Factory Reset Chromecast (3rd gen & Google TV)

No matter what generation of Chromecast you have, you’ll probably need to reset it to factory specs eventually. Why? Resetting puts the device back to the way it was when you first pulled it out of the box. It’s helpful for troubleshooting or adding it to a different home in your Google Home app. It’s …

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Plex Collections: The Easy Button to Organize Your Library

One of the features in Plex I use most often is Collections, but it’s a feature often overlooked by new users. They’re an incredible way to help you organize and group all your media. Whether it’s music, TV shows, or movies, Plex collections make finding movies with a specific actor, theme, or even a particular …

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