Category Archives: Roku News

Minor update for original Roku players released

Today, we released a minor update for original Roku players. Roku software version 3.1 build 1017 includes the following fixes: Fixed issues that can cause freezes and crashes in Hulu Plus Improved SSDP device discover support used by mobile applications, … Continue reading

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Update available for Roku 2, Roku LT and new Roku HD

The team here at Roku has been hard at work on another software update for Roku 2, Roku LT and new Roku HD players. Rolling out today, Roku software version 4.7 contains several “under the hood” improvements and fixes: Added … Continue reading

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Roku Review: We Bought a Zoo

Hi! I’m Eric Lachter, Director of Marketing and Guy that Streams Great Movies on Roku.  Last night I watched We Bought a Zoo on Amazon Instant Video with my kids. It fits right into the “movies adults and kids can … Continue reading

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Spring Software Update for Roku 2 and Roku LT

Update: The 4.6 firmware rollout has been resumed as of 4/23. Thanks for your patience! Today, we are rolling out 4.6, our latest free software update for Roku 2 and Roku LT players. In addition to performance and stability improvements, … Continue reading

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Pandora Channel Updated

  Pandora is our most popular music application, both in terms of installations and total number of hours of music streamed. So we are very excited to have worked with Pandora to bring you an improved experience. The new Pandora channel … Continue reading

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Roku 2 in Retail

Many of you have been wondering if Roku is carried in local retail stores. The following stores have the Roku 2 XS and Roku 2 XD players on the shelf (though you should always check inventory before heading out). Click … Continue reading

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Roku 2 Comic-Con Giveaway

Starting today, Roku will be in San Diego to celebrate the launch of Angry Birds on the all-new Roku 2 and to shower fans at Comic-Con with serious swag! What it is: We have a Roku Angry Birds street team … Continue reading

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Introducing Roku 2

I am super excited to introduce our brand new line of streaming players – the Roku 2.   We’ve been working hard on these guys for the last year and they are finally ready! For the same low price as our … Continue reading

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New Facebook Photos and Video Channel

When we launched the Roku Channel Store in 2009, Facebook Photos was one of the first Roku channels offered. Today, we’re excited to announce an overhaul to the Facebook experience for the 73 percent of Roku owners who are active Facebook … Continue reading

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New releases and recommendations for June 17

It’s that time again! Here are this week’s new releases and recommendations for Netflix, Hulu Plus, Amazon Instant Video and Crackle. Have another suggestion on what to watch? Post them in the comments below. Harry Brown – Michael Caine stars … Continue reading

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