Monthly Archives: October 2011

Hallowstream High Jinks from Roku

Happy Hallowstream from all of us here at Roku!  We had some fun in the office today, complete with pumpkin carving and a costume contest.   Here are some pics from our noon-time festivities. Got a pumpkin or a costume … Continue reading

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New Releases and Recommendations for Oct. 28

The weekend is upon us once more! Find some freaky fun in our Halloween Channel, or if trick-or-treating isn’t your bag, check out this week’s new releases below. As always, if you have a suggestion on the perfect lazy Sunday flick, please post … Continue reading

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Latest Headline: CNBC on Roku

Read all about it…new in the Channel Store…Roku adds CNBC Real-Time. I just need a drivers cap and some suspenders, speaking of which, anyone remember Newsies? I digress. Anyways, here is a closer look at the new CNBC channel on … Continue reading

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New software update for Roku 2

Roku 2 owners, we pushed a new software update out this week (version 4.1, build 2663). While this is a minor update, it contains a number of notable improvements and bug fixes: Fixed issue where subtitles would not display for … Continue reading

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Fire away! New games available for Roku 2

Hi there. I’ve got some great news to share about new games for Roku 2. As many of you know, our new Roku 2 family of streaming players features the ability to play casual games. To kick things off this … Continue reading

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New Releases and Recommendations for Oct. 21

It’s a good day to stream! Make sure you check out the Halloween Channel for some creepy fun this month, then hit the list below for some choice weekend movies. As always, if you have a suggestion on the perfect … Continue reading

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Happy Hallowstream!

Its baaaaaaack!  Our Holiday Spotlight this month turns an evil eye to All Hallows Eve for a collection of Halloween tips, flicks and spooky sounds.  Here are some highlights: The scariest movies Crackle has to offer Sinfully delicious recipes and Halloween crafts courtesy … Continue reading

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HDMI cables–is expensive better?

Our users often ask us if it matters what type of HDMI cable they use with their Roku player. After all, some HDMI cables cost only a few dollars, while others cost as much as a new Roku player itself. … Continue reading

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Angry Birds: Seasons Now Available for Roku 2

Get ready for some frightening fun with the addition of Angry Birds Seasons on Roku 2. Angry Birds Seasons is a special edition of Angry Birds that takes the aforementioned furious fowl through the world’s celebrations.  Starting with summer “pignics” … Continue reading

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New Releases and Recommendations for Oct. 14

With Roku at the helm, there is always something good on TV. Here are some new releases (and recommendations) to make your weekend a little better. As always, if you have a suggestion on the perfect lazy Sunday flick, please … Continue reading

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