Monthly Archives: August 2013

What to watch on National Frankenstein Day

Scary movies are no longer just for Halloween. This summer’s The Conjuring, World War Z and You’re Next have had us on the edge of our seats, peering through our fingers and wanting more. And we’re in luck! Today’s National … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Kristen Wiig

She made us laugh as the Target Lady – “Ter-git!”; MacGruber’s ill-fated sidekick; Gilly, the mischievous schoolgirl; and perpetual one-upper, Penelope – and those are just from her time on Saturday Night Live alone. Kristen Wiig is one of those … Continue reading

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What to watch for fall movie nights

Summer is winding down and it’s time to think about the new school year and fall routines. As the kids go back to school and homework, make movie nights on Roku the best reward in your home. Here are some … Continue reading

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Roku is the #1 streaming platform!

A new streaming media and connected TV report released today by Parks Associates shows that of broadband households in the U.S. that own a streaming device, more use Roku (37%) compared to Apple TV (24%) – and other brands. This means that … Continue reading

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Back-to-school streaming guide [infographic]

Though it seems impossible that summer is coming to end, it is that time of year again. Soon, the kids will be back to school and homework, and it’s time to return to our own fall routines. Check out our tips … Continue reading

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What to watch on National Lazy Day

Forget Thanksgiving or Independence Day, our new favorite holiday of all time is just around the corner. Tomorrow (Saturday, August 10th) is National Lazy Day: a free pass to pizza for breakfast, slacking for lunch, and hanging out all day … Continue reading

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Roku iOS app adds support for video streaming

Last fall, we introduced Play on Roku, a cool feature that lets you stream photos and music directly from your mobile phone to your TV via your Roku. Building on that, today we launched a nifty update to the Roku … Continue reading

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Redbox Instant by Verizon now available on Roku

Grab the popcorn – Redbox Instant by Verizon is now available for streaming. Available to all customers in the U.S. with a Roku 3, Roku 2, Roku HD (model 2500) or Roku LT (models 2400 & 2450) player or the Roku … Continue reading

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