Monthly Archives: June 2011

New releases and recommendations for June 24

Are you ready for the weekend? If your plans include some time in front of the TV, be sure to check out this week’s new releases and recommendations for Netflix, Hulu Plus and Amazon Instant Video. Cinema Paradiso – This … Continue reading

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Roku and Angry Birds at CE Week

You technophiles out there may know, this week is CE Week (Consumer Electronics Week)in New York City and dozens of companies are here to showcase their latest and greatest. Not one to miss out on the action, Roku made quite … Continue reading

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Apps for controlling your Roku player

If you’re looking for alternative ways to control your Roku player, below are a few options to check out. Give these a spin the next time you Roku – and let us know the ones you like best. Dijit Universal Remote (iOS) Dijit, … Continue reading

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New releases and recommendations for June 17

It’s that time again! Here are this week’s new releases and recommendations for Netflix, Hulu Plus, Amazon Instant Video and Crackle. Have another suggestion on what to watch? Post them in the comments below. Harry Brown – Michael Caine stars … Continue reading

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Roku available through QVC

Lots of exciting news for Roku this week! First, we announced that Roku will be available at all Walmart store nationwide. Now, we’re super excited to share that customers can purchase Roku through QVC – one of the largest multimedia … Continue reading

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Meet Ty

If you’ve ever called Roku customer support and got a good-natured guy with a cheerful Southern accent on the other end of the line, chances are, you’ve met Ty Balajadia. Ty currently heads up our growing US-based support team and although he joined … Continue reading

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Roku now available at Walmart nationwide

Attention Walmart shoppers – just in time for Father’s Day, you will be able to pick up a Roku XD for $78.00 (thanks to their low-price guarantee) at a Walmart location near you. That puts Roku in more than 9,000 retail … Continue reading

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New release and recommendations for June 10

It’s that time again! Here are this week’s new releases and recommendations for Netflix, Hulu Plus, Amazon Instant Video and Crackle. Have another suggestion on what to watch? Post them in the comments below. Black Death – Sean Bean stars … Continue reading

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Get the most from your Roku Player

Hi, I’m Vince Thai, director of customer advocacy. One question we often get from our customers is how to improve the Roku streaming experience. Well for starters, a reliable Internet connection is a must. You’ll also want to keep your router’s … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Giveaway

We’re giving out 3 FREE Roku XDS players to make sure dad has the best Father’s Day yet.  Head over to Facebook or tweet @rokuplayer with #dadflick and tell us your favorite dad-inspired movie.  We’ll pick winners and mail out … Continue reading

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