Plex Stories September 6, 2020

When I moved in 2013, I decided I was done with physical media for TV shows and movies and ripping all of my DVDs into digital format. I set up my first very Plex server running on an old MacBook Pro I had, and it worked well for several years. After that, I used an Nvidia Shield for several years and recently moved to an Intel NUC with a 14 TB external drive to house all of my media. I then have my setup rounded out with a Backblaze subscription to keep everything backed up. Plex is an essential part of my media life for TV and Movies. Earlier this year, I added a new type of media to my server: Plex audiobooks with the Prologue app.

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Plex Stories July 23, 2020

Plex launches free Live TV on iPhone, Apple TV, web without a tuner or antenna

Plex is out with a nice update for its platform that sees free Live TV arrive for users around the world. The new ad-supported feature will include content from more than 80 channels and is available now on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Android, Roku, the web, and doesn’t require a tuner or digital antenna.

Plex Stories April 16, 2020

Plex debuts new Plexamp audio and Plex Dash server management apps for iPhone and iPad

Plex has released a pair of new applications today through Plex Labs, which is its “playground for new apps.” The first new app today is a completely new version of Plexamp, alongside Plex Dash.

Plex Stories March 25, 2020

Plex makes Live TV feature free for 3 months, here’s how to get set up on Mac, iPhone, Apple TV

Plex offers a mix of free content through its platform, but to access all of the service’s features, like Live TV, you normally need a Plex Pass paid subscription. Today the company has announced, in light of the global coronavirus crisis, that it will make its Live TV feature free to Plex users for three months. Follow along for how to get set up with the functionality.

Plex Stories January 8, 2020

Plex has dramatically expanded its focus on streaming in recent months, and now it’s taking things even further. At CES this week, Plex has teased the next steps in its efforts to become a one-stop-shop for streaming content, including subscription services, rentals and purchases, and more.

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Plex Stories December 4, 2019

After teasing partnerships with major movie studios over the last several months, Plex today is officially launching its new ad-support video on demand service. Starting today, the Plex streaming service is available worldwide and completely free to anyone with a Plex account.

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