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Roku Now Lets You Stream Video to Your TV from Your Mobile Device

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 directly to their TVs via a wide range of Roku devices. Today, they’re pushing an app update that will incorporate …

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Redbox Instant Will Soon Be On Roku

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 that Redbox Instant by Verizon will arrive on the Roku platform this summer! Redbox Instant subscribers will be able to …

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Roku Hits 5 Million Players Sold, 8 Billion Streams

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 “Netflix box” moniker by adding plenty of other high-profile apps – Hulu Plus in 2010, HBO GO in 2011. Spotify …

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CES 2013: Roku Coming To More TVs In 2013, Now Sports Over 700 Channels

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. In 2013, you’ll see new smart TVs from Coby Eletronics, Harman Kadon, Hisense Electronic, TCL, Voxx and Westinghouse Digital that …

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Spotify Now Available on Some Roku Players (More Coming Soon)

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 channel is available today on Roku 2 players as well as the Roku Streaming Stick™ and will be coming soon …

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Roku and 3M Release a Streaming Video Box With a 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, Amazon Instant, and other streaming services. However, the box also has a built-in projector. The Streaming Projector is “small …

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Hulu and Roku Team Up For a Father’s Day Deal

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 months of Hulu Plus, and an HDMI cable, all for only $80. If you’ve wanted an excuse to get a …

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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 similar to, yet not as good as, an Apple TV or Roku. Motorola is announcing DreamGallery by Motorola Medios. DreamGallery …

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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 app launched on Samsung’s Smart TVs back in February. The HBO Go app launched on the Xbox 360 at the …

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Newsy Comes To Roku Today, Another Set-Top Box Later This Month

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 for another set-top box later this month,” Newsy President Jim Spencer tells WebProNews. “We’ve been working to build content that …

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Roku Finally Available In Canada

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 Amazon and LondonDrugs. Roku is one of the most popular streaming media devices currently on the market, and provides over …

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MLB.TV Roku Channel Brings Free Games To Your TV

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 has remained largely the same in previous years, the 2012 version gets a new look and a bunch of new …

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