Roku

You’re crazy if you don’t pick up a Roku Streaming Stick at its newly discounted price

The Roku Streaming Stick and the Amazon Fire TV Stick are easily the two best ways to add streaming content to your TV without spending a lot of …

Amazon

Roku clamps down on pirate channels

When Roku introduced private channels, it meant them as a way for developers to try their content before setting it loose in public. Well, that's not quite how it panned out: pirates have been using the channels to stream bootleg material. And Roku isn't putting up with that behavior any longer.</i> …

Technology

Roku Is Warning Users That 'Non-Certified Channels' Are Not to Be Trusted

Streaming media player Roku has begun to crack down on those among its more than 1,000 privately operated channels which are distributing pirated …

Home Theater

Roku cracks down on private channels

Roku has begun to crack down more on private channels – a feature originally intended to allow developers to test their channels ahead of submission to Roku’s channel store, but which soon became a means for channels streaming pirated content to reach Roku’s user base. According to several reports, …

Televisions

Daily Deals: Insignia 50″ Roku 4K UHDTV $350, SanDisk 32GB Micro USB Flash Drive $10, more

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Flash Drives

Roku Gets Tough on Pirate Channels, Warns Users

In recent years it has become much easier to stream movies and TV-shows over the Internet.Legal services such as Netflix and HBO are flourishing, but …

Home Theater

Three brand new RCA Roku TVs hit Amazon starting at under $200

The beauty of Roku TVs is… well… everything. Not only do you get the software and streaming experience from the world’s most popular streaming media …

The latest no-frills Roku TVs start at $250

For those who care about simplicity and apps more than picture quality<p>After launching a well-reviewed and affordable 4K HDR TV with TCL, Roku is going back to low-cost TVs for the latest series of televisions that run the company’s streaming software. Today Roku and partner RCA are announcing a new …

Smart TV

RCA's new Roku TVs are dirt-cheap, if you can live without 4K

RCA is the latest brand to offer a line of Roku TVs and while they aren't 4K, they are super affordable. Three models are included in the line -- 50-inch, 43-inch and 32-inch versions priced at $499, $380 and $250, respectively. The larger two models are 1080p HD while the 32-inch is 720p.<p>Many …

Televisions

TCL S405 Roku TV: Great streaming in a cheap 4K TV

Roku TVs combine the best built-in streaming system with affordable prices, and the S405 series adds 4K to the mix. But how's the picture?

4K Ultra HD

RCA's Roku smart TVs boast streaming smarts, but no 4K

The world is slowly making the jump to 4K Ultra HD resolution. But what if your tube TV is on its very last legs, and you’re not quite ready to shell …

4K Ultra HD

The TCL 2017 Roku Sets Are Smart TVs for Smart Buyers

Not only did we get to give away a TCL 55S405, but we also got to keep one. By we, I mean one of us. We don't all live together. We have families and …

Android TV

Why You Should Bring A Roku Streaming Stick Everywhere You Travel

I travel to four to six continents annually, so I’ve learned to pare my bag down to just the essentials. But I still want to enjoy some comforts of …

PlayStation Vue

RCA's Roku TVs make one big sacrifice to be so affordable - SlashGear

It’s been a little while since we’ve heard from RCA, but the company is back today with a line of three new TVs running Roku OS. The televisions are …

Home Theater

Talking OTT with Roku

The reach of broadcast TV combined with precise addressability should be a marketer's dream come true.

Digital Media

Roku, Google, Amazon close in streaming viewership

LOS ANGELES — Who's winning the streaming media box war?<p>Roku, by a hair. But Google and Amazon are close, while Apple is way behind, according to a new report from researcher eMarketer.<p>If you want to watch Netflix, YouTube, Hulu or other brands on your TV, you have two options — buy one of the …

Smart TV

Roku Winning Connected-TV War

Among all connected TV devices, Roku is currently outperforming Chromecast, Fire TV and Apple TV. eMarketer “estimates that 38.9 million U.S. users …

Advertising Industry

eMarketer: Roku to have 38.9M 2017 MAUs; Chromecast, 36.9M; Fire TV, 35.8M; Apple TV, 21.3M

Apple

Nearly 40 million Americans use Roku, beating out Google’s Chromecast

But smart TVs are the most popular way to watch internet video on TV.<p>Nearly 40 million Americans will use Roku to watch internet video on their TVs at least once a month in 2017, beating out Google Chromecast, according to new data from research firm eMarketer.<p>Last year, eMarketer had predicted …

Chromecast

Forecasts suggest a continued battle between Chromecast & Roku while no one uses Apple TV

There’s a huge battle going on in the living room between the various streaming platforms on the market. Google has long tried to make itself heard in this field, but most of its efforts aren’t very successful. That is, until four years ago. Chromecast finally launched Google into the market, but …

Smart TV

Roku Captures Nearly 25% of Streaming Device Users

<i>Chromecast falls to second; Apple still 4th</i><p><b>New York, NY (July 26, 2017)</b> — The use of connected TV devices continues on a sharp upward path, with …

Home Theater

Why Roku Is Doing Better Than Google And Apple

Some good news for Internet set-top box maker Roku as it readies to go public: the company now makes the most popular streaming video device, …

Smart TV

Roku forecast to beat Apple TV, Google, Amazon in the battle for your TV attention, study claims

It's been about 10 years since the debut of the Roku streaming media player, and in that short time, the company has gone from a total unknown to now beating all the tech giants competing to be your TV streaming device of choice, a new report claims.<p>The forecast comes from market research company …

Smart TV

Roku Leapfrogs Google In Connected-TV Race: Study

Roku is now the leading connected-TV device maker, eclipsing Google Chromecast, according to a new forecast by eMarketer.<p>The survey finds Roku streaming boxes and sticks being used by some 38.9 million Americans at least once a month, up 19.3% over last year’s mark. That usage level translates to …

Smart TV

Roku is beating Google, Amazon, and Apple in the streaming devices game

The company is beating all three tech giants as far as monthly device usage is concerned, according to the latest reports from <i>eMarketer</i>. <b>Roku can boast it has 38.9 million months users of its device in the U.S., putting it in first place. It’s followed by Google’s Chromecast with 36.9 million</b> …

Amazon

Engadget giveaway: Win a 55-inch TCL P-Series 4K Roku TV!

TV prices are dropping and quality is on the rise, at least compared to my initial foray into HD over a decade ago. Now, you can pick up a set with 4K, HDR <i>and</i> a built-in streaming platform for well under a grand, like this $650 55-inch P-Series from TCL. This unit is in our Back to School guide for …

Smart TV

TCL 40-inch 1080p Roku Smart HDTV for $223 shipped (Reg. $270)

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Smart TV

Domino's Spends Big On Agencies; Roku Is Likely To IPO Soon

AdExchanger |Here’s today’s AdExchanger.com news round-up… Want it by email? Sign up here. Extra Toppings So far this year, Domino’s Pizza has made …

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Roku hits a new milestone as its market share continues to soar

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Streaming device and smart TV manufacturer Roku revealed that it reached 15 million monthly active accounts as of June 30, 2017, marking user growth of 43% YoY, …

Televisions

Roku may launch IPO by end of year: report

Streaming device maker Roku is reportedly poised to push an initial public offering later this year.<p><i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reports Roku is preparing to launch an IPO by the end of the year, seeking a valuation of about $1 billion.<p>The report also says Roku hired Morgan Stanley, Citigroup and Allen …

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