Home Theater

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.
Movies & TV

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…
Movies & TV

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.
Home Theater

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.
Home Theater

HBO Now comes to Roku, closes cord cutter loop

The HBO Now app is available on the Roku store, thanks to a new agreement between the companies. Subscribers will now be able to watch HBO's addicting content on all Roku players and TVs.
Home Theater

Roku 4 release likely imminent, 4K streaming is a possibility

Definitely good news for anyone that's a fan of the Roku 3, the streaming set-top box company will likely roll out the Roku 4 within the next week and may include 4K streaming as a feature.
Movies & TV

NBC launches new Roku app, new fall shows accessible to all

Expanding out beyond platforms such as iOS and Android, NBC has created a new, free application that will let Roku owners stream new shows as well as returning programs over the Internet.
Home Theater

Several sources, one TV: Skreens lets you surf while you watch while you play 0:36

Boston-based Skreens has launched a Kickstarter campaign for two devices that can allow TV viewers to watch up to four different content sources on one screen, be they cable boxes, streaming boxes, game consoles, Blu-ray players…
Movies & TV

Starz Play now live on Roku Platform

If you're a Starz Premium subscriber who also owns a Roku device, you can drop all productive pursuits and start binge-streaming the channel's content today -- you're welcome, bosses of America.
Home Theater

Plex app is now free for Roku, includes redesign, new features

Ideal for anyone with an existing Plex Media Server as well as a Roku streaming set-top box, Plex has eliminated the premium cost of the Roku app and significantly upgraded the user interface.
Home Theater

Study: Apple TV falls to 4th place behind Roku, Google and Amazon

Likely attributed to a significantly more competitive marketplace for streaming set-top boxes, the Apple TV has slipped to fourth place behind devices like the Roku 3, Google Chromecast and Amazon Fire TV.
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Back to School Gear Guide: DT Daily 1:14

2015 Back To School Gear Guide2015 Back to School Gear Guide (check out that crazy Ostrich Pillow), video streaming device roundup.