Maybe people have asked how to set-up a home media center using the cheapest method possible. Amazon has just released their Amazon FireTV Stick, which for the next 2 days is only $19.00 (after that $39.00). That coupled with an existing computer, and the Plex App ($4.99) you can turn your home TV into a modern day Media Center.
Users can start a movie on their iPhone, resume on their Windows laptop, and pick up where they left off on their Amazon Fire TV. Plex allows effortless content streaming to a wide range of devices, including Mac, Windows 8, Linux, iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Roku, Chromecast, and now Fire TV. The Plex app for the Amazon Fire TV and Kindle Fire is available on the Amazon Appstore.
You will need to download the Plex Media Server for your laptop/computer from the following link:
Once you install the media server, and the app on your Amazon FireTV or Amazon FireTV Stick, you can follow the step by step video and documentation from Plex’s website here: