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Plex is a monolith with everything inside. It's a wonderful app but it could be so much more if it could run as microservices. Some for UI, database, transcoding, user-management, analytics etc... These need to be scalable, you don't use everything and to be more efficient the scalability would be better per microservices not as a monolith. Still a great app! See More
Chromecast v2 does not support x265 codec, also known as HEVC. This is a serious downside for those that do download movies because that's the newer format that enables 4K and HDR. This will probably not affect you directly if because online streaming services are able to use x264 codec and local ones are proabaly able to transcode in read time the video. See More
A lot of data is collected about what you are watching - depending on your TV - your voice is recorded (if it has a microphone) or you are observed watching TV (if it has a camera). That data is sent to the manufacturer, Google and 3rd party companies that you never even heard of. This is all done by presenting you a wall of lawyer-gibberish that no one reads and everyone just agrees to because all they wanna do is watch TV. See More