Category Archives: Product

How to improve your Wi-Fi connection

You’re at the most critical point in a movie (the big reveal, the first kiss, the unexpected plot twist) and suddenly it stops to buffer. Moment ruined. We’ve all been there – sometimes it seems like your neighbor’s Wi-Fi works … Continue reading

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Introducing the 3M Streaming Projector powered by the Roku Streaming Stick

Earlier this year we announced the Roku Streaming Stick™, a tiny wireless Roku player the size of a USB drive. The Roku Streaming Stick plugs into an MHL port (looks like HDMI but actually powers and commands the Streaming Stick) … Continue reading

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New CE Devices for Roku Streaming Stick Coming Soon!

In early January, we announced the Roku Streaming Stick ™ – a tiny streaming player that is completely wireless and only the size of a USB flash drive. The Roku Streaming Stick is an easy and cost-effective way for consumer … Continue reading

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New software update for Roku 2, Roku LT and new Roku HD

Today, we’re rolling out a free software update—Roku software 4.8 for Roku 2, Roku LT and new Roku HD players. Like most of our software updates, this release is a combination of improvements, bug fixes, and new features for the … Continue reading

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Roku Pick of the Week: Plex

Meet Plex, our Roku Pick of the Week. The Plex channel makes it a snap to stream your entire library of personal movies, photos and music on your Roku, and it’s totally free. We’ve put together a quick 5-step guide to get you up … Continue reading

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Welcome to Roku: tips and advice from the pros

New to Roku? We’ve compiled some helpful links to get the most from your soon-to-be favorite little black box. Did you know you can travel with your Roku player, or use your Roku as a DVR? Read on to find … Continue reading

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Roku 101: everything you need to know about your Roku player

Whether you are new to Roku or a seasoned Proku (get it?) here’s a collection of tips and tricks to help you get the most from your player. How to connect with Roku and why you should: Facebook and Twitter … Continue reading

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Software update 3.1 available for first generation Roku players

Just in time for the holidays, we’re pleased as punch to release a pretty substantial update to the first generation of Roku players. Unless your Roku player is smaller than a hockey puck, this update applies to you. Roku 2 … 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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How to: Travel with your Roku player

Ever thought about taking your Roku player on vacation? Traveling with your Roku can be a snap with a little bit of forethought; we’ll show you how you can bring your favorite black box along to some of your favorite … Continue reading

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