With the back to school season approaching, it’s time to prepare your school supplies list. While you might not think a Roku device belongs on your list, it actually makes the perfect college companion. Your kid’s dorm room will earn some major cool points and you will too. Plus, you don’t want your kid stealing your Roku player or hauling off with your Roku TV to college, do you?!
There’s an added bonus for back to school shoppers too. Enjoy two months of HBO NOW with the purchase of a new Roku player or Roku TV until 10/1 (learn more). Keep an eye on our Special Offers page for more product deals and info on our free trials.
Whether you’re a student heading back to college or a parent looking for downtime on the couch, here are our recommendations to make the most of the back to school season.
FOR THE COLLEGE BOUND
Did you know you can learn a language, watch the latest NASA mission or stream free MIT lectures on the Roku platform? From PBS and Ted to Guitar School and Lynda.com, there are nearly 100 educational Roku channels to feed your curious mind. And for those much needed study breaks, we have all your favorite entertainment streaming channels including Netflix, Pandora, YouTube, Hulu and Amazon Video.
Which Roku device should I get?
If you’re looking for an affordable TV with all your entertainment in one place, a Roku TV is for you! From HD to 4K UHD screen resolutions and sizes between 24” and 65”, you’re sure to find what works for your college set up. Choose the Roku TV that’s right for you.
Those who are looking for a portable player that is easy to move from TV to TV should check out the Roku Streaming Stick. It delivers powerful streaming and is the only pocket-sized streamer available with a quad-core processor.
Roku feature to check out:
Our streaming players are compact and easy to take with you to college, a friend’s house or even on vacation. Our Hotel and Dorm Connect feature allows you to easily connect your Roku player* to wireless networks while you’re on the go – e.g. hotel rooms, college dorms or other public locations that require sign-in through a Web browser.