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Roku Debuts New $50 Streaming Stick

Roku Debuts New $50 Streaming Stick

By Josh Wolford March 4, 2014

Roku has just announced a new streaming device that is clearly aimed at competing with the highly-popular Google Chromecast and the like. It’s called the Roku Streaming Stick, and it’ll run you $49.99. Oh, the Streaming Stick already exists? True. …

Roku Lets You Stream Video from Your Mobile Device Roku Lets You Stream Video from Your Mobile Device
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With a small update to its iOS app, Roku has just turned your Apple device into a video beamer. Last September, Roku launched “Play on Roku,” a feature that allows users to stream photos and music from their mobile devices …

Redbox Instant Will Soon Be On Roku Redbox Instant Will Soon Be On Roku
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Roku announced on Thursday that it will soon be getting Redbox Instant. Roku announced writes in a blog post: We’re always working to bring Roku customers the best range and quality in streaming entertainment, and today we’re excited to announce …

Roku Hits 5 Million Players Sold, 8 Billion Streams Roku Hits 5 Million Players Sold, 8 Billion Streams
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Roku has just announced a pretty significant milestone: 5 million players sold. Roku first launched in 2008, and the device was called “the Netflix player,” basically because its only function was streaming Netflix. Over time, Roku broke out of the …

Roku Coming To More Smart TVs In 2013 Roku Coming To More Smart TVs In 2013

Roku, one of the big players in streaming entertainment, announced at CES today that it has secured more Roku Ready partners in the coming year. These companies will release new televisions that can take advantage of the Roku Streaming Stick. …

Spotify on Roku Is Now a Reality Spotify on Roku Is Now a Reality
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Good news, Roku owners: Spotify has just landed on your device, giving the predominately streaming video service one of the top streaming music options around. “Joining more than 600 video, entertainment and casual game channels already on Roku, the Spotify …

Roku and 3M Release a "Streaming Projector" Roku and 3M Release a "Streaming Projector"

This week, Roku and 3M have teamed up to launch a unique type of streaming video player. The device is what 3M is calling a “Streaming Projector.” It functions as a normal Roku video streaming box, with the requisite Netflix, …

Hulu and Roku Team Up For a Father’s Day Deal Hulu and Roku Team Up For a Father’s Day Deal
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In honor of Father’s Day, Hulu and Roku have teamed up to provide a deal that just might be good enough to get your dad to cancel his cable subscription. The special bundle comes with a Roku HD player, 6 …

Motorola debuts DreamGallery by Motorola Medios Motorola debuts DreamGallery by Motorola Medios

The Cable Show, a yearly trade show for the cable industry, is taking place in Boston this week. There, cable companies gather to show off their new products and services. This year’s hot item seems to be software that are …

Time Warner Customers Get HBO Go On Xbox, Roku Time Warner Customers Get HBO Go On Xbox, Roku

Time Warner customers can finally enjoy the multitudes of programming offered by the HBO Go app on multiple devices. Today, the company announced that they’ve opened up access on the Xbox 360, Roku, and Samsung Smart TVs. The HBO Go …

Newsy Comes To Roku, Another Set Top Box Later Newsy Comes To Roku, Another Set Top Box Later

Newsy announced that it is making its way into living rooms via the Roku player today. It’s part of Roku’s news and weather category. “Connected TV is an important part of Newsy’s strategy – we will be announcing our app …

Roku Finally Available In Canada Roku Finally Available In Canada
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Roku’s set-top media streaming boxes are finally available in Canada, the company announced in a blog post today. Canadians wanting to cut the cord – or just get Netflix on their TVs – can pre-order two Roku models today from …

Roku Unveils This Year's MLB.TV Channel Roku Unveils This Year's MLB.TV Channel
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With just one short day left until the official kickoff of the 2012 season of Major League Baseball, Roku has announced this year’s update to the MLB.TV channel on their popular set top streaming media boxes. While the MLB.TV channel …

Apple TV, Google TV, Boxee, Roku: Which Is Best Apple TV, Google TV, Boxee, Roku: Which Is Best
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FixYa, a site that specializes in troubleshooting advice for consumer gadgets of all kinds – computers, smartphones, tablets, and more – has recently compiled a report comparing the four leading web TV devices based on the number and kind of …

Roku Gets An Android App (Now in Market) Roku Gets An Android App (Now in Market)

Roku has released a new Android app. It’s free, and it runs on all Android devices version 2.1 and up. The app can be used to explore and rate channels. It also includes features for replaying parts of movies, adding/removing …

CES 2012: Boxee Gets A Facebook App CES 2012: Boxee Gets A Facebook App

At CES today Boxee announced the launch of a new Facebook app that will allow users to post their viewing choices to their Facebook Timeline. After two minutes of viewing, Boxee publishes what you’re watching to Facebook, where it shows …

Roku To Carry Free Showtime Episodes Roku To Carry Free Showtime Episodes

Media streaming mammoth Roku will be featuring some free episodes of Showtime programs “Shameless” and “House of Lies”. In a cooperative venture between Roku, media cloud content provider Brightcove, and Showtime, select full episodes will be available as samples. Showtime’s …