Category Archives: Announcements

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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Software update for Roku 3

We’re always working to improve the Roku experience, and today we’ve released the very first software update for Roku 3. The update—version 5.0, build 7070—includes the following fixes: Added a progress dialog during the download of a home screen theme Added … Continue reading

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Announcing Roku Streaming Shades

UPDATE: Happy April Fools’ Day, friends! Streamers rejoice! Today, we are excited to introduce Roku Streaming Shades, the first wearable Roku player. Roku Streaming Shades were designed with the on-the-move TV watcher in mind. Comfortable, silicone nose pads keep the … Continue reading

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Introducing Roku 3 [VIDEO]

It’s a great day for TV lovers. Today, we’re excited to introduce the new, fully loaded Roku 3 – our fastest, most powerful streaming player to-date. From an intuitive new interface to an enhanced remote with built-in headphone jack for … Continue reading

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Blockbuster On Demand launches on Roku

Attention, movie lovers! We’re excited to announce that Blockbuster On Demand is now available on Roku. The Blockbuster On Demand channel offers rentals for thousands of movie titles, including recent releases and classic favorites. You can browse by new releases, … Continue reading

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Roku named one of the world’s 50 Most Innovative Companies

Fast Company Magazine’s annual list of the world’s Top 50 Most Innovative Companies is out today, and we’re proud to be listed as one of the top ranking companies! Roku® is slated at #42, and credited for leading the evolution of … Continue reading

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Roku mobile app tops one million downloads

Today, we are excited to share that the Roku mobile app, available on both Android and iOS, has surpassed one million downloads! Our users have provided overwhelmingly positive feedback on the app. It currently maintains a 4.6 star rating (out … Continue reading

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Play on Roku mobile feature updated

The ultimate Roku command center just got a little bit better. Today, we released version 2.1 of our iOS and Android apps. In version 2.0 of our apps, we introduced Play on Roku, which enables users to stream music and … Continue reading

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Amazon Cloud Player now in the Roku Channel Store

Today, the Roku music experience got even better. We’re excited to announce the arrival of Amazon Cloud Player! With the Amazon Cloud player channel, you can browse and enjoy your entire Cloud Player collection by artist, album, song, playlist or … Continue reading

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