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HD Report | August 21, 2017

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The newest streaming channels on Roku

August 4, 2017 |

Roku has a great selection of streaming channels to watch, and recent additions to the lineup include popular networks such as Boomerang, Destination America GO, Discovery Life GO, and DirecTV’s internet TV service DIRECTV NOW. Here are some of the … Read More

DirecTV Now offers Roku 4k player with 2-month service

June 15, 2017 |

AT&T just launched their DirecTV Now streaming service on Roku devices last month, and now the company is offering a free Roku Premiere player to new customers who sign up and pay for two months of service.

In fact, according to a disclaimer … Read More

Roku ‘4k Spotlight’ Channel Broken [Updated]

June 8, 2017 |

Roku is currently having some problems with the 4k Spotlight channel on Roku streaming media players and Roku TVs. The app channel unfortunately will not load any content to display. [Update: As of the following day, June 9, the problem seems … Read More

Review of the Roku Ultra with 4k & HDR

June 8, 2017 |

The Roku Ultra is everything the Roku 4 needed to be: quiet, cool, compact, and HDR-capable. [Note: This article has been updated.]

Size

The first thing you’ll notice is the Roku Ultra is a lot smaller than Roku 4, … Read More

DIRECTV Now launches for Roku devices

May 31, 2017 |

DirecTV Now, the satellite company’s internet-based television service, is now available on select Roku streaming devices. The service starts at $35 per month for over 60 channels, and goes up to $70 per month for over 120 channels.

Supporting Roku … Read More

Newly Added Roku Channels

May 13, 2017 |

Roku has been adding new channels to their lineup of news, information and entertainment networks. The newly added channels include popular networks such as Formula 1 Racing, Univision NOW, Watch OWN, Watch TBS, Watch TNT, and Hallmark. Popular brands now … Read More

New Roku channels include Draw, Epic Meal Time, tpsy, & The Sweet Spot

May 7, 2017 |

Roku has added five new free channels to their streaming lineup. Those new channels include the foodie network Epic Meal Time, the old Westerns channel Draw, documentary baseball channel The Sweet Spot, and the informative channel tpsy. They also added … Read More

Sling TV adds Cloud DVR for Android & Roku users

April 10, 2017 |

It’s been about a month since Sling TV launched their Cloud DVR service for Amazon Fire TV and Fire tablets, and now the company is making the off-site storage available to both Android and Roku users. The service costs an extra … Read More

Roku Offers $5 Movie Credit For Vudu Customers

December 13, 2016 |

Roku sent out an email to customers letting them know about a free $5 credit towards the purchase or rental of movies and TV shows on Vudu. To get the $5 credit, just look for an email from Roku that will … Read More

Vintage Film Channel Launches On Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV & Roku

December 12, 2016 |

A new channel that streams vintage films such as Kansas City Confidential (1952), Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe (1940), and The Vampire Bat (1933) has launched on the Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and Roku platforms.

The channel, named The Film Detective, restores and distributes classic … Read More

Sling TV Will Beta Test Cloud DVR For Roku

November 28, 2016 |

Sling TV has announced a beta launch of cloud DVR service for Roku users. The beta will be limited and by invitation only, and will begin early this December.

The cloud DVR for Sling TV customers will not have a 28-day … Read More

Chromecast Ultra, Soon The Cheapest 4k HDR Streamer

October 6, 2016 |

Google unveiled a suite of upcoming products this week among them the Google Wi-Fi router ($129), the Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones (starting at $649), and the virtual reality headset called Daydream View ($79).

But they also introduced Chromecast Ultra, … Read More

Roku Adds Comedy Channel ‘Cracked’ To Lineup

September 30, 2016 |

Roku has added the satirical comedy channel Cracked to their streaming lineup. The channel delivers daily videos as well as Cracked Studio episodic series such as “After Hours,” “Honest Ads” and “We’re Not Alone.”

Cracked will also launch the three-part Cracked Studios Series … Read More

Roku Launches New Media Players That Make 4k & HDR More Affordable

September 26, 2016 |

Today, Roku announced five new models to their lineup of streaming media players, three of which support 4k UHD and two of which additionally support HDR. The new players offer affordable solutions for streaming content to both 1080p (HD) and 2160p … Read More

Cinemax’s Max Go App Missing From Major Streamers

June 24, 2016 | 13

HBO’s sister channel Cinemax has an app that’s just like HBO Go, only Max Go is missing from streaming media player platforms including Roku, Amazon Fire TV, PlayStation TV, Chromecast, and Shield TV.

Max Go is not even available for … Read More

PlayStation Vue Launches For Roku Players In US

June 22, 2016 |

PlayStation Vue is Sony’s internet TV service, offering live television channels via multiple devices such as PlayStation consoles, Fire TV, Chromecast, iPad and iPhone. Now, the service has launched an app for Roku players and Roku TV models in the … Read More

Roku tops Apple TV, Fire TV, and Chromecast in Sales

May 17, 2016 |

Roku is still the leader in streaming media players sold, accounting for 30% of the total market share from the first quarter of 2015 through the first quarter of 2016. The stats come from Parks Associates who also reported Amazon’s … Read More

Roku’s New Streaming Stick Allows Wireless Headphones

May 4, 2016 | 1

Late night viewing is better while immersed in sound, especially when you can use headphones as to not disturb the rest of the house. But not all TVs have headphone jacks, and wires don’t usually extend long enough anyway. That’s where media … Read More

March Madness Live streaming on Roku players

March 15, 2016 | 1

The March Madness Live app channel for Roku has launched just in time for the start of the NCAA Division I Men’s March Madness tournament. The app is available on Roku players and Roku TV models in the U.S., and once authenticated … Read More

Win a ROKU SE Streaming Media Player

February 14, 2016 | 1

We’re giving away a ROKU SE streaming media player to one lucky winner! (Value $49). All you have to do is LIKE our Facebook page and leave a COMMENT in order to have a chance to win. Multiple comments do not increase … Read More