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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....

Plex on Roku a reality now

05/03/2011, Plex is on a mission – no, not to take down the world’s most wanted man, but to make sure that Plex will be made available as widely as possible across multiple platforms. Imagine all of your precious media files being served up by the Plex...

YouTube removed from Roku

04/21/2011, As most of you Roku owners would know, the set top box doesn’t come with an official channel for you to stream YouTube videos on the set top box. However, an unofficial, unlicensed channel was created as a workaround, and it has been used for quite...

Roku XD media hub arrives at Best Buy

03/30/2011, Roku intends to enter the retail scene in a big way with its Roku X Dmedia hub, after agreeing to a key deal with Best Buy. This mid-range Roku XD will be available on both retail and online sources, and is also the seminal moment where one of the...

Roku supports Amazon Prime Instant Video Service

02/22/2011, Amazon has just launched their Prime Instant Video Service that basically allows their Prime members the ability to stream video on demand for free (well not really free if you take into account the $79 annual fee they have to pay for their free 2-day...

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...

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...