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These are the Best Media Streaming devices to buy in 2021

Whether you want to make your "dumb TV" smart or are looking for an alternative to your television's underwhelming smart TV platform, media streaming devices are helpful. They plug into your TV's HDMI port and bring access to tons of apps, games, and other features. However, not all streaming devices are made equal, so you...

YouTube to stay on Roku devices with new multi-year agreement

Roku and Google spent most of this year battling over distribution agreements for YouTube and YouTube TV, which resulted in Roku devices losing access to the dedicated YouTube TV app, and the threat of both services being removed completely loomed over Roku owners. Now both companies have apparently decided to stop bickering, as they have...

Roku’s new $15 streaming stick will only be available on Black Friday

Roku was one of the first names in the dedicated streaming device market, and the company hasn't slowed down over the years. Roku sells a variety of streaming sticks and players directly, and the Roku TV OS powers millions of smart TVs sold by other manufacturers. The company revealed its Black Friday sale plans today,...

Roku and Google are fighting again, and Roku might lose YouTube access

Google and Roku have spent most of this year fighting over distribution agreements for YouTube and YouTube TV on Roku devices. The disagreement has left Roku without an actual YouTube TV application, though the service remains accessible through the normal YouTube app on Roku devices. Negotiations are apparently not going anywhere, as Roku has now...

Get a 4K Roku Ultra for $69 today ($31 off), or a Roku Streambar for $99 ($31 off)

Roku is one of the oldest names in the streaming box world, and the company is still pumping out new devices and software updates at a steady pace. Roku released a few new products only a few months ago, including a super-cheap Roku Express 4K+ and the Roku Streambar Pro, the latter of which doubles...

Roku unveils two new 4K streaming sticks and rolls out Roku OS 10.5

Ahead of the holiday shopping season, Roku has refreshed its streaming stick lineup with two new 4K enabled additions: the Roku Streaming Stick 4K and Streaming Stick 4K+. At a starting price of $50, the latest streaming sticks deliver a feature-packed experience, including Dolby Vision HDR support, faster performance, improved Wi-Fi performance, and more. The...

Get the Roku Express 4K+ streaming box for just $29 today ($11 off)

Roku was one of the first names in the streaming box market, and the company has continued to stay competitive with new hardware products every so often. Roku released a heap of new devices back in April, including a new streaming stick that brought 4K playback to the super-low price of $39.99. Now the Express...

TCL’s new smart TVs come with Google TV instead of Roku TV

TCL has launched updated models of its popular 6-series and 5-series 4K TVs. The most notable change in the new series is that all TVs come with Google TV instead of Roku OS, which is what the previous 6-series and 5-series TVs came with. TCL 6-series and 5-series 4K TVs: Specifications Specifications TCL 6-series 4K TCL 5-series 4K Display Size:...

Roku’s new 4K streaming box is now on sale for just $30

Roku was one of the first names in the streaming box market, and the company has continued to stay competitive with new hardware options. Roku released a new streaming stick, soundbar, and voice remote earlier back in April (alongside the Roku OS 10 update), and now the latest 4K stick is on sale for $29.99....

RootMyRoku can jailbreak many Roku TVs and set-top boxes

Roku recently removed the YouTube TV app from its channel store due to a disagreement with Google, preventing users from watching their favorite shows for a couple of weeks. While Google has found a way to bring back YouTube TV by cleverly embedding the service into the main YouTube app, it hasn't come to a...

The Roku Streambar and the Roku Ultra 2020 are on sale: get up to 30% off!

If you're in the market for a streaming device to hook up to your TV or your living room, Roku is usually a pretty solid choice. They have several devices comprising different price points as well as different sets of features, with all of them being excellent choices if you want to watch movies and...

Google pushes back against Roku and puts YouTube TV in the YouTube app

At the end of April, Roku removed the YouTube TV app from its channel store, escalating what has become a very public spat between Roku and Google. In response, the search giant has come up with a workaround by making Youtube TV accessible from within the YouTube app. Google published a blog post on Friday saying...