Category Archives: Product News

Introducing the all-new Roku family

We’re excited to announce that streaming is about to get even better with our all-new family of Roku players.  First, like all things Roku, we try to simplify everything about streaming, right down to our product names.  The new family … 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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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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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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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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CES 2013: Roku Adds Device Partners Plus New Channels Including TWC TV, FOX NOW and PBS

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) marked another new year of exciting consumer tech developments. Not one to miss out on the action, Roku had two important announcements of our own to share. First, we announced that we have now surpassed … Continue reading

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