Category Archives: Announcements

Introducing the New Netflix Experience on Roku [VIDEO]

Today, Netflix introduced a new look for their television viewing experience and we are pleased to announce that the Roku 3 is one of the first devices where you can get it.  This is a completely new design that features … Continue reading

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New on Roku: WatchESPN, WATCH Disney Channel and more

Big news, streamers – WatchESPN is now available on Roku streaming players. Additionally, WATCH Disney Channel, WATCH Disney Junior and WATCH Disney XD are all launching later this month. In time for the holidays, WatchESPN on Roku provides a one-stop … Continue reading

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Roku Android app adds support for video streaming

Hi, I’m Patrick and I’m one of the earliest Roku employees. Currently I’m a part of the product management team, helping to define and guide new features. Following on our launch of Play On Roku video support for iPhones and other … Continue reading

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Roku 3 arrives in Canada

Great news for Canadian TV lovers today! The Roku 3 – our fastest and most powerful streaming player to date – is now available up north. Tiny but mighty, the Roku 3 performs and responds faster, making it easier than … 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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Update to Hulu Plus on Roku

Today, Hulu released a significant update to the Hulu Plus channel on Roku. The redesigned Hulu Plus interface makes it even easier to find your favorite TV shows and movies quickly. You’ll notice the new tray-style format, streamlined grid screens and big, beautiful artwork … Continue reading

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Rolling out the new Roku interface

When we launched the Roku 3 in March, we also announced an entirely new Roku interface. The new experience has gotten rave reviews for its intuitive layout, quick reflexes, built-in search tool, redesigned Channel Store and home screen themes. We think you’ll … Continue reading

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Roku mobile apps updated to version 2.2

We’re thrilled that more and more of you are using the Roku mobile app. Today, in an effort to address user feedback, we’ve released version 2.2 of the app for iOS and Android. To improve your mobile phone’s ability to … Continue reading

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Celebrating 5 million Roku players

In May 2008, Roku launched the very first player to stream entertainment to the television. We called this device “the Netflix player,” since Netflix was the first available channel. For the first time, consumers could instantly stream thousands of TV … Continue reading

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