MacRumors Giveaway: Win a Cord-Cutting Bundle With Lifetime Plex Pass, Antenna and TV Tuner

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For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with Plex to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win a cord-cutting bundle that includes a lifetime Plex Pass, an antenna, and a TV tuner for watching live TV and other content without a cable subscription.

If you're unfamiliar with Plex, it's an all-in-one media hub that organizes your entire library of content, from TV shows and movies to music and photos, plus it offers free access to news, support for Podcasts, access to live TV, and soon, some free ad-supported movies through partnerships with Warner Bros, Lionsgate, and Legendary.


To organize your media content, you can set up the Plex Media Server on a Mac, which makes everything you own accessible on all of your devices through the Plex iOS and Apple TV apps, along with Plex apps for consoles, Android devices, and other set-top boxes. You can watch and stream all of your content along with live TV content, news, and more from your Mac to any device, anywhere.


Plex's Live TV service doesn't require a cable subscription, and it's simple to set up with a digital tuner and a digital antenna. Using a tuner and an antenna with Plex lets you access HD content from channels that are available for free over-the-air, such as U.S. networks that include ABC, NBC, FOX, CBS, the CW, plus local programming that includes news and sports.

You can even watch local NFL games, and with Plex's latest update, there's an option to watch live TV while simultaneously recording content through Plex's DVR feature.


Plex's website has the exact equipment you'll need to get up and running with the Plex Live TV feature. For our ‌giveaway‌, Plex is providing a Mac-compatible HD HomeRun Connect Duo that lets you watch content on two devices at once, plus a ClearStream Flex HDTV Antenna.


Using Plex's Live TV functionality will require a Plex Pass subscription, which is priced at $5 per month, $40 per year, or $120 for a lifetime subscription, which is significantly cheaper than cable. Plex is including a lifetime Plex Pass in the ‌giveaway‌, which gives lifetime access to Plex's premium service.


We have two Plex cord-cutting bundles to give away, complete with Mac-compatible tuner, antenna, and Plex Pass. To enter to win, use the Gleam.io widget below and enter an email address. Email addresses will be used solely for contact purposes to reach the winners and send the prizes. You can earn additional entries by subscribing to our weekly newsletter, subscribing to our YouTube channel, following us on Twitter, following us on Instagram, or visiting the MacRumors Facebook page.

Due to the complexities of international laws regarding giveaways, only U.S. residents who are 18 years or older and Canadian residents (excluding Quebec) who have reached the age of majority in their province or territory are eligible to enter. To offer feedback or get more information on the ‌giveaway‌ restrictions, please refer to our Site Feedback section, as that is where discussion of the rules will be redirected.

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The contest will run from today (October 18) at 11:00 a.m. Pacific Time through 11:00 a.m. Pacific Time on October 25. The winners will be chosen randomly on October 25 and will be contacted by email. The winners will have 48 hours to respond and provide a shipping address before new winners are chosen.

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12 months ago


What's the over/under on "lifetime" being 5 years?

Seeing as I have had lifetime since 2013, I'm going to go with more than 5 years.
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12 months ago
Love love love Plex. Been a Plex Pass subscriber for the last four years or so!
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12 months ago


I don’t really get the allure of Plex

For people who like to purchase movies and/or TV shows and rip them to digital, something like Plex makes it really easy to maintain and enjoy that content - significantly better than just relying on DLNA or even what Apple provides*. If you’re not one of those people, though, there isn’t much utility in these kinds of apps.

*Of course, “what Apple provides” has gone significantly downhill over the past decade, in this case.
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12 months ago


I hate to be this person, but am I missing the link or how do we enter the giveaway?


To enter to win, use the Gleam.io widget below and enter an email address. Email addresses will be used solely for contact purposes to reach the winners and send the prizes. You can earn additional entries by subscribing to our weekly newsletter ('https://my.leadpages.net/leadbox/145ef7173f72a2%3A104a9fa76b46dc/5754903989321728/'), subscribing to our YouTube channel ('//www.youtube.com/user/macrumors'), following us on Twitter ('https://twitter.com/macrumors'), following us on Instagram ('https://www.instagram.com/macrumors/'), or visiting the MacRumors Facebook page ('https://www.facebook.com/MacRumors').
Plex ('https://gleam.io/qqL1y/plex')

It is the "Plex" link at bottom of that paragraph.
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12 months ago


Emby is what Plex used to be.

And Jellyfin is what Emby used to be for me.
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12 months ago
Yeah, I'm entering with most of the options - but there's no way I am giving Gleam access to my Twitter account. That's pretty shady.

Oh, but they promise "not to post to my account without permission", I guess that's supposed to make it all right...
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