Monthly Archives: August 2011

New Releases and Recommendations for Aug. 26

The weekend is upon us! Time to drown out the market, weather and news of retiring moguls in a “staycation” of streaming goodness.  Here are some new flicks and shows from Netflix, Hulu Plus, Crackle and Amazon Instant Video to … Continue reading

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What Are Private Channels?

We are closing in on 300 unique channels this week in the Roku Channel Store. There you will find channels that range in topic from movies and TV to music, sports and special interests. However, not all channels available for … Continue reading

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New Releases and Recommendations for Aug. 19

Friday’s here—and that means it’s time for another round of weekend recommendations. Below you’ll find some highlighted titles from Netflix, Hulu Plus, Crackle and Amazon Instant Video.  As always, if you have a suggestion on the perfect lazy Sunday flick, … Continue reading

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Seven new games now available for Roku 2

A few weeks ago we announced Roku 2 and the promise of more casual games. Today, we’re excited to share that seven new casual games from Accedo are now available in the Roku Channel Store for Roku 2.  The games … Continue reading

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Epix and authenticated channels on Roku

There are many stories in the media about over-the-top video (OTT) and cord-cutting, with Roku frequently mentioned as being at the forefront of this movement. At the same time, most Roku users have a video subscription service from a cable, … Continue reading

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New Releases and Recommendations for Aug. 12

This weekend couldn’t come soon enough! As always, if you have a suggestion on the perfect lazy Sunday flick, please post ‘em in the comments. Netflix New Releases: 13 Assassins- An action-packed samurai remake with serious panache (2010) Trainspotting- Ewan … Continue reading

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Using microSD Cards With Roku 2

Adding storage space to Roku 2 Look closely at the back of any Roku 2 streaming player, and you’ll notice a microSD slot located above the HDMI port. This slot lets you add more storage space to your Roku 2 … Continue reading

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Getting your game on with the Roku Game Remote

When we launched the world’s first Netflix streaming player in 2008, it came bundled with a simple, nine-button remote control. Our philosophy was straightforward:  you shouldn’t need more than a dozen buttons for an enjoyable TV experience. With the recent launch of the … Continue reading

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New Releases and Recommendations for Aug. 5

It’s that time again!  Hopefully, these new releases from Netflix, Hulu Plus, Crackle and Amazon Instant Video will help make your weekend. As always, if you have a suggestion on the perfect lazy Sunday flick, please post ‘em in the … Continue reading

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Roku at Seattle gdgt live Aug. 5th

Hello Seattle! Roku will be in the Emerald City tomorrow for gdgt live.  The event is free and open to the public so bring a friend! gdgt live features hands-on demos and booths from the very best in tech.  The … Continue reading

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