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Roku’s updated mobile app lets us see what’s on with a single button tap

It's a good day to be a Roku owner, as the company has released an update for its mobile app with a new feature dubbed "What's On" that makes finding something to watch even easier.
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Roku TVs are gaining momentum, and the company has no plans to slow down

Roku announced that one out of every eight smart TVs sold in the United States is a Roku TV, and it plans to increase that number in 2017, with more models from its existing partners, as well as new partner Element.
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NewsON, Roku team up to make finding live local news easy for cord cutters

Have you cut the cord, and now find yourself missing local news? If you're a Roku owner, the new Live News Zone powered by NewsON can solve that problem, showing up to 10 live news stations near you at any given time.
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Sling TV is adding cloud DVR, letting you record 100 hours of TV at a time

Taking a cue from competing services, Sling TV is adding a cloud DVR feature that is free of the 28-day time limit imposed by the competition. It will launch as a beta for Roku users, with other platforms coming later.
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Turbocharge your Roku with these tips, tricks, and secrets

If you recently received a Roku set-top box as a gift or are simply looking to upgrade your cord-cutting lifestyle, check out this collection of tips and tricks that will supercharge the Roku set-top box.
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Keep calm, cut cable, and carry on with the best streaming media devices

There are more options for media streaming devices than ever, so it’s harder than ever to pick the best option, but that’s what we’re here for. Our curated list of top streaming devices will get you online in no time.
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Roku just made it much easier for companies to launch new streaming channels

Are you waiting for your favorite website to launch a Roku channel? It might be a whole lot more likely now thanks to the new Roku Direct Publisher, which lets connect providers launch a new Roku channel without writing a line of code.
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Were you an early Roku 4 buyer? Check your inbox for a discount on the new Roku Ultra

If you were an early buyer of the Roku 4 and aren’t sure you want to upgrade to the new Roku Ultra, the company is trying to make the decision easier for you -- it’s offering some buyers a $50 discount on the new model.
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Roku rolls out new streaming boxes for cable-cutters, takes aim at Chromecast 2:28

Also: Good luck getting a Jet Black iPhone 7, and Snapchat turns into Snap Inc. as it debuts some funky fresh camera-equipped sunglasses. For real.
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Roku revamps entire line, adds 4K HDR models, stick-on form factor, $30 Express

Roku updates nearly its entire fleet of devices with 4K, HDR and a new $30 entry level set-top box for budget-conscious buyers.
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Roku's upcoming Premiere Plus, Ultra, Express images leaked ahead of launch

Following FCC filings earlier this month, more leaks are pointing to updated Roku models with more 4K support and, for the first time, HDR support. The familiar model numbers will also be replaced by all-new names.
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The Starz standalone streaming app has finally arrived on Roku devices

In April, Starz took a hint from HBO Now and similar services with the launch of a standalone app that doesn't require a cable or satellite subscription. Now that app is finally available for Roku users.