Category Archives: Roku News

Roku TV on The Ellen DeGeneres Show!

In case you missed it, the TCL Roku TV made a special appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show last week. We’re just way too excited not to share. Expect to see TCL Roku TV throughout the season, as we’re Ellen’s TV … Continue reading

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Introducing Roku Screen Mirroring Beta for Microsoft® Windows and Android™ Devices

Today, I’m happy to share that we’re rolling out a beta release of a new screen mirroring feature for a select number of Windows 8.1 and Android devices. Available to customers around the world, screen mirroring is a quick, easy … Continue reading

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Roku Sets New TV Streaming Milestones

Today we’re happy to announce that we have sold 10 million Roku players in the United States! This is a huge milestone for our company and we want to thank all of you for helping us to achieve it. We … Continue reading

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TV is better than ever

Adapted from Doug Craig’s talk at TEDxHollywood – watch the full presentation here. “If it weren’t for Philo T. Farnsworth, inventor of television, we’d still be eating frozen radio dinners.” -Johnny Carson I love this quote from Johnny Carson. It reminds me … Continue reading

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Catch up on all the Emmy-nominated TV shows

The 66th Annual Emmy Awards are Monday and there’s no better place to catch-up on all the nominated shows than on Roku. Here are the comedy and drama series nominees. They’re all binge-worthy! We’re calling it – Orange is the New … Continue reading

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Introducing Roku TV – a simplified Smart TV for everyone

In January, back at CES, we announced that we are working with TV manufacturers to build Roku TV models – a new, simplified Smart TV based on the Roku platform. Today I’m delighted to celebrate with Hisense and TCL on the … Continue reading

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Our 10 favorite Robin Williams movies

Whether he played a housekeeper, doctor, magical genie or even a version of Peter Pan, Robin Williams truly captured the hearts of us all. To honor him, we’ve pulled together our 10 favorite Robin Williams movies. Mrs. Doubtfire (Movie, 1993) … Continue reading

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Get 2 months FREE of Hulu Plus with any new Roku player + a snappier channel experience

To all the TV lovers out there, here’s a deal you can’t pass up. Buy and activate any new Roku player by September 30, 2014, get two months FREE of Hulu Plus!* Hulu Plus offers unlimited streaming of current and … Continue reading

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Top 10 summer blockbusters

It’s finally summer – well, officially tomorrow, but who says we can’t celebrate early? What better way to kickoff a summer of endless streaming than some of the all-time top summer blockbusters ever released! Jaws (Movie, 1975) – Directed by … Continue reading

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A Summer of Endless Streaming

The first day of summer is this Saturday and for millions that means barbeques, baseball, swimming, travel and the great outdoors. However, we recently commissioned an omnibus survey and found that TV now tops the list of summertime activities! This … Continue reading

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