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HD Report | August 21, 2017

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New Roku TV UHD Models Will Support 4k & HDR

January 4, 2016 |

Roku has announced 60 new Roku TV models for 2016, including 4k UHD TVs from TCL towards the end of the first quarter and additional Roku TV UHD models from other manufacturers later this year.

TCL is the first Roku partner to … Read More

USA Network channel launches on Roku players

December 17, 2015 | 1

The USA Network channel USA Now has launched on Roku players and Roku TV models in the U.S. The free app channel lets Roku users watch TV dramas such as “Mr. Robot” and “Suits,” comedies like “Donny” and “Modern Family,” and the reality … Read More

CNNgo channel launches on Roku

December 7, 2015 | 1

CNNgo is now available on the Roku platform, providing video streams of live HD news, full-length CNN Original Series, short featured clips, and video news sorting by category. The app is supported on both Roku players and Roku TV models in … Read More

UltraFlix launches 4k titles for Roku 4 players

December 4, 2015 | 5

Roku 4 owners now have another alternative for Ultra HD content with the launch of 4k titles on UltraFlix. The app channel, available on the Roku platform, is called UltraFlix 4k and will only deliver 4k titles on Roku 4 streaming … Read More

Roku adds Watch ABC and Watch ABC Family app channels

November 22, 2015 |

Roku has added two high-profile app channels to their streaming TV platform: Watch ABC and Watch ABC Family. The apps offer content to anyone with a Roku player or Roku TV, but those who authenticate with a television service provider will get 24-hour … Read More

Roku app for iOS updated for Roku 4

November 13, 2015 |

If you’ve purchased the Roku 4 and use an iPhone you might consider this latest app update.

Version 3.3.1 (13.3 MB) of the Roku app adds the “Find My Remote” feature for Roku 4, allowing iPhone and Apple device users … Read More

New Roku SE player will sell for $25 (Limited)

November 11, 2015 |

The folks at Roku have introduced a new Roku model that will be available for a limited time starting on Black Friday, November 26th.

After launching the top-of-the-line Roku 4 last month, the Roku SE takes things down a notch … Read More

HBO Now launches on Roku platform

October 8, 2015 |

HBO’s over-the-top streaming service HBO Now has launched on Roku, offering users the option to get all of HBO’s programming for $14.99 per month without a TV service provider. The monthly rate is the same as what Apple TV, Chromecast, Verizon and … Read More

Roku 4 with 4k Ultra HD playback now available for Pre-order

October 7, 2015 |

Roku has started taking pre-orders on the Roku 4, the company’s next-generation streaming media player that supports 4k Ultra HD video delivered via internet apps. Shipping on October 21st, the Roku 4 plays HEVC (H.265) video up to 3840 × 2160 resolution at 60 frames-per-second … Read More

NBC Streaming App Channel Added to Roku

September 21, 2015 | 8

The lineup of Roku app channels is brimming with local TV stations that unless you live in the neighborhood you may not be interested in. But when a national network like NBC releases an app channel heads tend to turn.

Today, version … Read More

DirecTV’s NFL Sunday Ticket now streaming on Roku players

September 10, 2015 | 4

NFL Sunday Ticket was always something non-DirecTV customers envied — the chance to access every out-of-market NFL game on Sunday afternoons. But that has changed as of late, ever since DirecTV started offering NFLSUNDAYTICKET.TV.

Now, Roku has added DirecTV’s NFL Sunday Ticket … Read More

Starz Play app channel now on Roku media players

September 1, 2015 |

Starz, the premium network that brings original series such as “Outlander,” “Power,” and “Survivor’s Remorse” to premium television, has launched an app for Roku streaming media players. Starz Play (already available for Fire TV and Chromecast), is a free download from the … Read More

Dropbox now works on Roku players

July 30, 2015 |

Dropbox is now available for the Roku streaming media player, allowing registered users (even non-paying) to access their files on TV sets connected to Roku players.

With the free app for Roku, Dropbox members can search and browse folders and … Read More

Classic Roku players no longer support HBO Go

July 20, 2015 |

In technology, sometimes hardware just can’t keep up with new software. This is the case with early Roku players, as “Classic” players prior to May 2011 no longer support HBO’s streaming everywhere service HBO Go. According to Roku, Classic Roku players “have … Read More

Newest app channels on Roku

July 12, 2015 | 1

Roku frequently adds new app channels to their lineup, some of which are free but others require a premium subscription. Of note is the addition of the over-the-top SHOWTIME service that offers complete access to Showtime programming and on-demand content … Read More

Comedy Central app channel added to Roku lineup

July 9, 2015 | 3

In addition to adding the new SHOWTIME streaming service this week, Roku has also added the popular Comedy Central app channel. The channel provides full episodes of shows such as “South Park”, “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” “Chappelle’s Show,” … Read More

Showtime Launches Streaming Service on Apple, Hulu, Roku, & PlayStation Vue

July 7, 2015 |

Its been only a few months since HBO Now launched, now Showtime has delivered its own over-the-top streaming service on several platforms including Apple iOS, Hulu, PlayStation Vue, and the Roku streaming media player. That’s a couple more platforms than HBO Now first launched on, … Read More

FOX Sports Go on Fire TV, but not Roku or Apple TV

July 3, 2015 | 10

[sg_popup id=”2″][/sg_popup]The FOX Sports Go app has been a popular download these past weeks with the success of the USA women’s soccer team in the 2015 FIFA World Cup. With the app, or on, anyone can live-stream the matches, as well … Read More

CinemaNow app channel now on Roku Canada

June 16, 2015 | 1

Here’s some good news for our friends in the North. Canadians can now access and download the CinemaNow app channel for Roku streaming media players. The app offers a library of premium content and classics to rent or purchase, including movies, … Read More

Showtime’s OTT streaming service launching on Roku

June 16, 2015 |

Showtime’s stand-alone, over-the-top streaming service will launch in the U.S. Roku Channel Store in July, with no traditional TV service required to subscribe. The launch will come just in time for the Season 3 premieres of both Ray Donovan and Masters of … Read More

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