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Mugen Shinden Roku Electric Superbike Breaks Cover

In Japanese, “roku” is how you say the sixth ordinal, which means the electric superbike you see above, the Mugen Shinden Roku, is the Japanese …

Home Theater

Roku's Streaming Stick helps make travel not as horrible

I hate to travel, but Roku's Streaming Stick lets me take my home TV viewing experience with me.<p>While we've tried AppleTV, Xbox One, and a Google …

Home Theater

You Can Now Use Amazon Alexa & Google Home to Control Roku Players

By onMarch 23, 2017 in News<p>Ever wish you could control your Roku device with Amazon’s Alexa voice controls or Google Home? Thanks to Appestry you can …

Amazon

Our favorite Roku TV is back on sale on Amazon

It’s 2017, and “smart TVs” are still as dumb as they have been for as long as the term “smart TV” has been around. Sure, they can run a handful of …

Home Theater

The best streaming video box for most people is a Roku

Sure, we tend to prefer Android TV around here. But beyond that, the best all-around streaming video box for most people absolutely is the Roku.<p>So …

Cable TV

Cool At First, Now A Giant Pain In The Ass

I'm going to name eight television shows. They're all popular, critically acclaimed, or hotly anticipated, and I'd like you to guess what makes this …

TV

Roku Tips and Tricks for any Roku Streamer

The market is full of streaming devices, but it seems that the Roku line of products is still among the favorites, because they are not expensive and …

Home Theater

18 Streaming TV Boxes Ranked from Worst to First

Quick: which type of device is currently dominating Amazon’s Best Sellers list, holding the top two overall spots (as of this writing)?<p>A) …

Streaming Media

This Week in Google 393: Echo, Watch Roku

The Facebook funnel of distribution of the internet, the economics of attention with content, Uber "bro-grammers," Google uses machine learning for …

Google

5 new free Roku channels to add today

Roku customers often ask us on Twitter about where to find new and free Roku channels. We’re always listening to your suggestions (let us know what …

Home Theater

The 11 Best Tech Gifts to Buy for Under $100

Sometimes the shopping can be burden when it comes to spending money on gifts for friends and family. The all-too-common predicament: you want to buy …

Gear & Gadgets

How Roku’s Open-Platform Approach Fuels A $100M Media And Ads Business

Roku generated nearly $400 million in 2016 revenue, mostly from standard hardware sales around its devices.<p>But $100 million of its revenue was …

Advertising Industry

Roku Got Close to $400 Million Revenue in 2016

Roku generated close to $400 million in revenue in 2016 — and not all of this came for hardware sales: The company’s media and licensing business, …

Emerging Technology

My Ultimate Cord Cutting Setup

By onMarch 1, 2017 in Blog<p>I was recently asked what my personal at home setup is for cord cutting. That is no short answer, so I thought I would put …

Home Theater

Today is your last chance to get our favorite Roku TV at its lowest price ever

Amazon has been running a killer sale on the TCL 50FS3800 50-Inch 1080p Roku Smart LED TV for the past month, and we’ve brought it to your attention …

TV

Abandon All Hope, Ye Who Enter Here

Great news: Comcast has released a Roku “app” for its Xfinity X1 operating system, the proprietary MOCA (Multimedia Over CoAx) distributed-cable …

Net Neutrality

Roku Reportedly Raising $200 Million Funding Round At $1.5 Billion Valuation

Set-top box manufacturer <b>Roku</b> is reportedly in the process of raising $200 million in venture funding at a valuation of $1.5 billion. The round will …

Viral Videos

Roku Raising New $200 Million Round of Funding (Report)

Streaming device maker Roku is in the process of raising a new round of funding, Fortune reported Friday. The company is looking to raise at least …

Home Theater

Sources: Roku in advanced discussions to raise $200M at a post-money valuation of ~$1.5B

Home Theater

3 hot Roku devices are on sale right now on Amazon

Do you have a smart TV? No, you don’t. You might think you have a smart TV. Your TV might even be able to browse the web and run some apps… but with …

Home Theater

Roku Raising New Round of Funding

<i>This article first appeared in Term Sheet, Fortune's newsletter about deals and dealmakers. Sign up here.</i><p>Roku is in advanced discussions to raise at …

Business

Amazon’s 13 best daily deals: 2TB mobile hard drive, ZenBook, Surface Pro 3, Roku 4, much more

Another day, another batch of killer daily deals on Amazon. Today’s terrific list is highlighted by a $40 off a sleek mobile hard drive, $61 off a …

Amazon

How to connect wireless headphones to any TV

Use one of these methods to connect headphones to your TV and enjoy listening at full volume without disturbing others.<p>So you want to watch television at night without disturbing others trying to sleep. Or maybe you prefer to block out the noise of your surroundings -- like that annoying dog next …

Headphones

Income Disposal: Today’s best deals: Sling TV, Roku 4, and more

<i>Our friends from Kinja Deals are taking over Income Disposal.</i> <i>Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts,</i> The A.V. Club <i>and Gizmodo Media Group may get a small share of the sale.</i> <i>Click here</i> <i>to learn more, and don’t forget to sign up for our</i> …

Shopping

Amazon’s 15 best deals: Fitbit Charge 2, 1TB Xbox One S bundle, 3 Roku models, WiFi extender, more

Bargain hunters, there is absolutely no question that we saved the best for last this week. Highlights from today’s list of the best daily deals out …

Nintendo Wii

Our favorite Roku TV ever is only on sale for one more week

Since TCL first released the TCL 50FS3800 50-Inch 1080p Roku Smart LED TV all the way back in May of 2015, it has only been cheaper than it is right …

Technology

How to build a killer home theater without breaking the bank

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. Our picks and opinions are independent from any business incentives.</i><p>Tax season is finally upon us, and if you're lucky …

Audiophile

Amazon’s 12 best daily deals: Roku TV, Roku Stick, Alienware PC, hoverboard, Blendtec blender, more

We’re on a roll this week, and today the streak continues. Highlights from Wednesday’s batch of Amazon’s best daily deals include $80 off a Blendtec …

Amazon

Amazon’s 14 best daily deals: Roku Stick, PS4 Slim bundle, last chance to save on Kindles, more

Today is Valentine’s Day, February 14, so we dug through hundreds of daily deals on Amazon to pick out the 14 best ones. Highlights from today’s …

Nintendo Wii

Today is one of the best days of year to buy our favorite streaming stick

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>We like the Roku stick a lot, enough to call it the best value in a highly competitive market. Even better, a certified-refurbished version …

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