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Roku boxes receive USB playback and Al Jazeera English

02/01/2011, Don’t you just love firmware updates? It can basically introduce a new lease of life into your device, and the Roku box is no different. In fact, its latest firmware update allows Roku boxes to handle playback of media from plugged-in USB flash...

Roku: 1 billion streams served

01/05/2011, With 2010 just a few days behind us, the folks over at Roku have some happy announcements to make. The company has hit a pretty significant milestone, serving over 1 billion streams to TVs, ensuring that the company is competing with cable companies and...

Apple TV sales to top 1 million units this week

12/21/2010, We know that Roku’s sales practically doubled after the new Apple TV was launched, but that doesn’t mean the Apple TV did extremely poor in the market – no sir, Apple suits are expecting their latest Apple TV iteration to top one million...

Roku Sales Doubled After Apple TV Launch

12/21/2010, When Apple announced its updated Apple TV unit, many folks speculated that it would have a negative effect on Roku’s sales. Now Roku’s CEO, Anthony Wood, has said that the result has been the opposite of that, with sales doubling since the new...

Roku licenses software to keep up with the competition

10/27/2010, Netgear recently announced that they will be offering a $90 set top box which will be powered by Roku’s software, as Roku is working on seeing how alternative business models will help them remain ni teh game. Despite having a growing content...

Roku media streaming box offers PlayOn now

10/25/2010, Those who are interested in picking up one of Roku’s range of media streaming boxes will have yet another option to retrieve online entertainment content via PlayOn. PlayOn is capable of delivering online material from Hulu, PBS, TBS, ESPN, CNN,...

Hulu Plus Streaming Confirmed for Roku Set-Top Boxes

09/28/2010, Roku had just confirmed that Hulu Plus streaming will be coming to all of the company’s set-top box models beginning this fall. Confirmation came after numerous websites had picked up on leaks of the forthcoming service. According to Roku, Hulu Plus...

Hulu Plus Coming To Roku Streaming Boxes

09/27/2010, While it hasn’t been officially confirmed, word is going around that Roku’s media boxes could soon be getting access to Hulu Plus content. Apparently a photo of the user interface was already sighted and content partners have confirmed that...

Roku XD and XDS HD streaming players are nigh affordable

09/22/2010, Don’t think that High Definition streaming players will burn a hole in your pocket – Roku makes sure of this with their new line of HD streaming players that are known as the XD and XDS models, bringing features such as 1080p HD, Wireless-N...

Netgear And Roku Partner To Come Up With The Roku XD Player

09/03/2010, The folks at Roku must be working overtime as another Roku device has surfaced at the FCC, though this time the device is made by Netgear. It’s labeled the Roku XD Player, bearing the model number NTV250, featuring 802.11 b/g/n, HDMI, composite, and...

Roku HD Netflix Streaming Box To Get 802.11n Update

09/03/2010, Aside from the Roku HD that we previously spotted at the FCC, the company has sent another device to the FCC, which is an updated version of the Roku HD. The new model bears the model number 2000C and offers 802.11n support, which is a nice bump from the...

Roku XD IP Set Top Box Visits The FCC

09/03/2010, Folks who are looking to get hold of a Roku box to stream Netflix shows might want to take note that the company has just sent a new device dubbed the Roku XD to the FCC, bearing the model number 2050X. According to the description at the FCC, the device...

Roku And MP3tunes Partner To Deliver Your iTunes Movie To Your TV

07/20/2010, Roku and MP3tunes have formed a rather interesting partnership, which will allow users to upload their iTunes music to an MP3tunes locker, and you’ll be able to play your entire library, including the playlists, on your TV via Roku player. This was...