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.
DT Daily

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.
Home Theater

8 of the best 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 from Netflix, Hulu and Amazon. Here's our list of the best TV streaming devices available today to bring them…
Home Theater

Dropbox app for Roku lets you view your movies and photos on a big screen

Without much in the way of fanfare, Dropbox has released an app for the Roku that allows users to view photos and videos stored in the cloud on a big screen, complete with thumbnails and slideshow support.
Home Theater

Comedy Central’s Key and Peele, Daily Show, and more land on the Roku

Comedy Central has been quietly added to the Roku channel store, making it possible for Roku users to stream the network's vault of shows, including select content that doesn't require a cable subscription login.
Home Theater

You can run but not hide: Roku to begin rolling out interactive ads on certain channels

Given the chance, we'll skip advertisements whenever we can. Otherwise, we'll probably ignore them. Now Roku is teaming up with video advertising provider Innovid to try to get us to pay attention. How? By adding interactivity.
Movies & TV

Roku and PlayStation Vue score Showtime’s standalone service, negate Apple’s exclusive

Showtime's just-announced standalone subscription streaming service will be available through Roku players in time for the July launch and premieres of popular shows like Ray Donovan and Masters of Sex