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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.
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Hitachi will be the next company to offer Roku-enabled TVs, starting this fall

With Roku-enabled TVs apparently increasing in popularity, Hitachi America Ltd. has signed a deal to become to next manufacturer to offer smart TVs running the Roku operating system in the U.S.
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Sling TV’s slick new user interface is now available to Roku users

With the introduction of Sling TV on the Apple TV came a new, sleeker user interface. That interface wasn't exclusive to Apple's streaming box for long, as it's now available to Roku users as well.
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Turn your Windows 10 tablet into the ultimate remote with new Roku app

Roku has offered a Windows 8 app for some time, but now the company is releasing an app for Windows 10 laptops and tablets. It features remote control functions and Cortana support.
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Roku owners get another live-TV streaming option with addition of PlayStation Vue

The potential user base for Sony's PlayStation Vue live-TV streaming service just got bigger. Previously only available on Sony game consoles, Amazon Fire TV devices, and iOS, it is now available on Roku devices and TVs.
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Roku makes finding news, entertainment a breeze with expanded search functionality

With more than 50 streaming services now supported by Roku's native search, the set-top box is making it much easier for cord-cutters to find just the video they're looking for.
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8 of the best media streaming devices to watch TV your way, on your schedule

If the price of cable is bringing you down, there's a huge catalog of TV shows and movies available through streaming services such as Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon. That said, here are some of our favorite streaming devices for bringing the…
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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…