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Roku is the #1 streaming platform!

A new streaming media and connected TV report released today by Parks Associates shows that of broadband households in the U.S. that own a streaming device, more use Roku (37%) compared to Apple TV (24%) – and other brands. This means that … Continue reading

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Back-to-school streaming guide [infographic]

Though it seems impossible that summer is coming to end, it is that time of year again. Soon, the kids will be back to school and homework, and it’s time to return to our own fall routines. Check out our tips … Continue reading

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What to watch on National Lazy Day

Forget Thanksgiving or Independence Day, our new favorite holiday of all time is just around the corner. Tomorrow (Saturday, August 10th) is National Lazy Day: a free pass to pizza for breakfast, slacking for lunch, and hanging out all day … Continue reading

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Crackle and I Fight Dragons “Summer of Heroes” music video debuts exclusively on Roku

Is your summer sadly lacking in valor and majesty so far? Fear not! Our friends at Crackle are kick-starting the season with SUMMER OF HEROES, four whole weeks of heroic action movies. And the fun doesn’t stop there. Every hero … Continue reading

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Roku’s Guide to Socially Responsible Streaming

Oh the joys of binge-watching! Entire weekends spent in pursuit of a finale, hours spent in pure entertainment bliss – thank goodness the fridge is stocked and the couch is comfy! Gone are the days of waiting for episodes, but … Continue reading

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Redbox Instant launching on Roku this summer

We’re always working to bring Roku customers the best range and quality in streaming entertainment, and today we’re excited to announce that Redbox Instant by Verizon will arrive on the Roku platform this summer! Redbox Instant subscribers will be able … 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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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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2012 was a great year!

Roku® streaming is growing by leaps and bounds, and this past holiday season was the best quarter in our company history. Here are some of my favorite stats: On Black Friday alone, we sold one Roku player every second! Roku’s “same … Continue reading

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How to improve your Wi-Fi connection

You’re at the most critical point in a movie (the big reveal, the first kiss, the unexpected plot twist) and suddenly it stops to buffer. Moment ruined. We’ve all been there – sometimes it seems like your neighbor’s Wi-Fi works … Continue reading

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