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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...

Roku follows through with its threat to remove the YouTube TV app

After warning customers they may lose access to YouTube TV, Roku on Friday removed the app from its channel store, escalating a disagreement between the two companies. If you currently have the YouTube TV app on your Roku device, you can still access it, but new users can no longer download it to their device. The...

New Roku products and Google’s Chromecast with Google TV gain HDR10+ certification

The latest Roku products and Google’s Chromecast with Google TV have gained HDR10+ certification, with Paramount+ also featuring support for the technology. HDR10+ has previously featured in TVs from Samsung, Panasonic, and Amazon’s Fire TV Cube. FlatpanelsHD was the first to spot the news. “Google is pleased to join the growing number of companies adopting HDR10+ and...

Roku warns it could lose YouTube TV over spat with Google

Roku devices are among the most popular streaming devices in the United States, just ever so slightly behind Amazon's Fire TV devices. So it's pretty much a given that Roku offers support for many of the most popular services, including YouTube TV, a streaming service from Google that provides live TV and on-demand video over...

Roku unveils a new streaming stick, soundbar, voice remote, and Roku OS 10 with expanded AirPlay support

Roku was one of the first names in the streaming box market, and it's continuing to pump out TV hardware to this day. The company released a new Roku Ultra and 'Streambar' near the end of last year, and now there are more new products on the way. Roku OS 10 will also start rolling...

Google will kill Play Movies and TV app on Roku and several smart TVs

Google is sunsetting the Google Play Movies and TV app on several platforms. The move comes after Google renamed the Google Play Movies and TV app on Android to Google TV last year. In an email sent out to users (via The Verge), Google has announced the Google Play Movies and TV app will no longer...

Save big on Roku media streamers on this Black Friday, up to $30 off at Staples!

If you're looking for a way to introduce some smartness to your dumb TV, a streaming stick is a good, cheap way to do it. Roku devices have been a popular alternative to Fire TV and Android TV-powered platforms, and who can argue with more choices with smart TVs? Now, Staples is discounting a bunch...