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Roku will offer limited-time $25 Roku SE during Black Friday

Roku will offer a $25 Roku SE for a limited-time during the Black Friday weekend. It will be available online and at select national retailers starting on November 26th. Although this looks to be a rebadged Roku 1, for $25 you can't go wrong. The new Roku SE streaming player: Runs Roku OS 7,...
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New versions of Roku 2 and 3 set-top TV boxes include voice search and more

New versions of the Roku 2 and 3 set-top TV boxes are now available. The Roku 3, priced at $99.99, now has voice search features thanks to a new and enhanced remote control that adds a headphone jack and motion control for playing games. This makes the Roku 3 similar to Amazon's Fire TV, which...
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You'll be able to stream Netflix in 4K from a Roku TV in the near future

Roku has announced that it is making available a 4K reference design of Roku TV to manufacturers, with plans to launch a consumer variant sometime later this year. The streaming service already has a few models out in the market from TCL and Hisense, and is now looking to increase its...
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Comcast customers can finally watch HBO and Showtime on their Roku

Roku owners who also use Comcast as their cable TV provider can finally access both the HBO Go and Showtime Anytime apps on those streaming video devices. This move is the culmination of discussions between Roku and Comcast. Re/code reports that on Monday, Roku filed a note with the Federal...
Google Play Movies & TV now available on Roku Players

Google Play Movies & TV now available on Roku Players

If you're a Roku owner who likes taking a dip into Google's ecosystem, there's a bit of good news today: Google Play Movies & TV is now available on Roku Players in the U.S., U.K., Ireland, and Canada. If you're new to Google Play, it's still worth checking out, as Google is currently...
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10 million Roku players have been sold in the US

Roku today shared on the company blog that the 10 million milestone has been hit in the United States, connecting Americans to a realm of entertainment. It has been over six years since the first Roku player was shipped and the company has come a long way, covering more than 1,800 channels. To...
TVs with Roku built in launching soon

First embedded Roku TVs coming soon from Hisense and TCL

People who purchase new smart TVs from Hisense and TCL in the very near future may see that their UI is based on the one developed by Roku for its popular set-top box. Today, Roku announced that televisions made by those two companies will incorporate their Roku TV interface later this fall....
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Roku LT sees 26% discount today on Amazon

Roku's entry-level LT set-top box is getting a pretty solid price cut on Amazon today. It's being knocked down from $49.99 to $36.99, putting it in the same ballpark as the Chromecast. The Roku LT is being quickly ushered out the door by Roku's new Streaming Stick at the $50 tier, and does a fair...
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YouTube finally comes to current generation Roku players

The folks at Roku have just announced that YouTube is now available in the Roku Channel Store for all current-generation devices. This applies to all boxes introduced after July 2011 including the Roku LT, Roku 1, Roku 2, Roku 2 HD, Roku 2 XD, Roku 2XS, Roku 3, the Roku Streaming Stick (both HDMI...