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Roku Streaming Stick Gets New Partners

08/01/2012, Roku has unveiled a new list of hardware partners who are working on making sure that the Roku stick works well on their HD Television. Partners include: Element Electronics, GlobalVue International LLC, Haier, Hitachi America Ltd,  Insignia, a Best Buy...

Roku receives $45 million strategic investment

07/26/2012, Roku today announced that it has received a $45 million strategic investment from News Corporation, British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB), Menlo Ventures, Globespan Capital Partners and an unnamed investor. This investment and new relationships reportedly...

Roku shows off streaming stick at SXSW

03/16/2012, If you’re keen on finding out what Roku has up its sleeves, it looks like the company is planning to make its set top boxes smaller and easier to use. At SXSW, Roku’s product chief, Tom Markworth, showed off the Roku “streaming...

Roku app now on Android

03/02/2012, Good news for Roku users with Android phones – the remote control Android app for the Roku set top box has finally been released. You no longer have to feel jealous about your iOS-using buddies who have had the app on their iOS devices since last year....

Roku Streaming Stick brings TV to genius level

01/04/2012, Before you splash out more than a grand for a new smart TV from one of the more reputable consumer electronic vendors out there, have you ever wondered just how much more enriched your life would be with a smart TV in the living room? Perhaps you...

Roku LT (2400X) makes FCC appearance

09/28/2011, The FCC must have had a field time recently, playing around with yet another unidentified Roku LT player known only by its model number – 2400X. The model number does seem to point towards it being a previous generation device, considering the Roku...

Roku offers Disney short form videos

09/22/2011, Roku must have a pretty strong negotiating team that the media streaming oganization has managed to work out an agreement with Internet search giant Google alongside Disney, where we bring you word on the development of a YouTube channel as well as a...

Roku Game Remote rocks

08/10/2011, The Nintendo Wii certainly introduced a new way of playing your favorite video games – through the manic waving of your Wiimote in Wii Boxing, or carefully lining up that tee shot in Wii Golf. Well, the video game controller is no longer what it...

Roku 2 receives FCC nod of approval

06/29/2011, It has been less than a year since Roku introduced an update to its line of streaming media players, and now we have the Roku 2 which has just received approval from the FCC. Comprising of three models, you will find model numbers 3000X, 3050X, and 3100X...

Roku does Angry Birds now with casual gaming involvement

06/01/2011, Casual games are clearly one of the more popular apps that you see installed across a wide range of platforms, ranging from tablets to smartphones and computers. Well, Roku’s range of boxes have certainly gone through some revisions over time and...

blinkx video search app now on Roku

05/26/2011, blinkx has just announced the launch of its advanced video search engine app for the Roku internet TV platform. The app allows customers to seamlessly search, discover and watch high quality videos from blinkx’s extensive index of professionally...

Roku hits 15 million channel downloads

05/09/2011, If anybody’s wondering about the success of Roku’s internet TV platform, they can wonder no more. In a press release issued today, Roku announced that it has delivered 15 million channel downloads to its base of over 1 million Roku viewers....