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Drop the box! Samsung TVs, Rokus will soon host Comcast’s Xfinity service

Comcast subscribers may soon choose not to lease a set-top box from the cable provider. The company has announced that its Xfinity app is coming to Roku and Samsung TVs, plus additional devices in the future.
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Looking for a cheap 4K smart TV? New UHD Insignia Roku TVs are coming to Best Buy

If you've been looking at picking up a Roku TV but have been waiting for 4K, now's the time. Roku has announced that new Insignia 4K UHD Roku TVs are available now from the Best Best website, and will be in stores early next month.
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Leonardo DiCaprio Won't Take Home an Oscar if Roku's Predictions Prove Correct

Roku has released an infographic based on its Feed data that reveals its predictions for the 2016 Academy Award Oscar winners, and Leonardo DiCaprio is surprisingly not on it, with the company guessing that it will be Matt Damon instead…
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TV Everywhere services can’t keep up with standalone streaming apps on Roku

Need more proof that cord-cutting is gaining traction? New data shows that standalone streaming apps like HBO Now and Showtime are far more popular than their cable-authenticated counterparts on Roku.
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Roku to step further out of the box with first 4K Smart TVs this spring

Set-top streaming company Roku has sold more than one million smart TVs in the US since 2014, and is looking to expand its market share with 60 new Roku integrated smart TVs in 2016, including 4k options.
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The tide has turned: Roku 4 just scored access to Ultraflix’s massive Ultra HD movie catalog

Relative streaming media newcomer, UltraFlix, made a big move toward establishing itself as a major player as it announced its availability on the Roku platform, along with a recently expanded catalog of 4K Ultra HD titles.
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What's going on in the world? You can find out using CNNgo on Roku

News junkies are in for a treat when they sign onto Roku next: The company's players and TVs now have a CNNgo channel. All U.S. users will be able to access free news videos, and pay-TV subscribers will have an even bigger content…
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King of streams: Roku beats Amazon, Google, and Apple combined

Roku is the most used streaming machine that isn't also a video gaming device, and the company has bested set top streaming devices from tech giants Amazon, Google, and Apple combined.
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NewsOn brings news streaming to Roku, iOS, and Android devices

Who says you need a TV to watch your local newscast? NewsOn launched an app Wednesday that allows viewers to stream live and on-demand local news. The app is now available on Roku players and connected TVs, as well as iOS and Android…
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Vudu launches 12 Ultra HD titles for new Roku 4 owners, broader rollout expected soon

Ultra high-definition movies are coming to Roku 4, and Vudu is helping make it happen. The company announced today that it is making 12 4K movies available through the Vudu channel on the Roku 4 device starting today.
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Are you getting HD Netflix? A crazy number of devices still don’t support 1080p

You'd think by now getting Netflix in HD would be a privilege anyone with a decent Internet connection could enjoy, but you may be surprised to learn there are a whole host of devices that can't get Netflix in HD.