BBC Red Button now available on EE TVDecember 12, 2014 | James R
The BBC Red Button is now available through EE TV.
The interactive service, which gives access to iPlayer and the BBC Sport and News Apps – offering live sport, video highlights, headlines and scores – has become an increasingly important … Read More
Google Play now available on Roku – is the streaming media device race over?November 2, 2014 | James R
The Google Play store app is now available on Roku.
It’s a small sentence, but it’s one that marks a big shift for the streaming media device race.
Roku has long led the way in the set top boxes … Read More
Roku takes on Chromecast with screen mirroringOctober 3, 2014 | James R
Roku is taking on Chromecast with a new screen mirroring feature.
The feature, now being rolled out in beta release, will allow “a select number of Windows 8.1 and Android devices” to mirror videos, apps, web sites and more on … Read More
Roku sells 10 million playersSeptember 17, 2014 | James R
Roku has now sold 10 million boxes in the US.
The company first launched a streaming media player in May 2008, a device which streamed Netflix to TVs. Since then, Netflix has seen its membership surge – and the popularity … Read More
Roku offers streaming platform to Pay TV ProvidersSeptember 10, 2014 | James R
Roku is offering is streaming platform to Pay TV providers with its Roku Powered programme. The scheme, which is aimed at providers outside of the US, will license the technology that powers Roku’s set top boxes to companies to help … Read More
Vimeo launches new Roku and Apple TV appAugust 15, 2014 | James R
Vimeo has launched a revamped app for Roku streaming media devices designed to make it quicker to view videos.
The first major refresh since the channel launched in 2011, the Vimeo app now features a custom-built user interface that makes … Read More
Roku more popular than Apple TVJuly 10, 2014 | James R
Roku is more popular than Apple TV, acccording to a new report from Parks Associates.
The study (The Evolving Market For Streaming Media Devices) shows that among US broadband households with a streaming media player, 44 per cent use a … Read More
Roku Streaming Stick review (UK)May 4, 2014 | James R
Ever wanted to stream Netflix on your TV but don’t have a PlayStation or Xbox? Is your TV simply not Smart enough? Streaming media devices are where it’s at. And if you’ve ever searched for that phrase, you’ve probably come … Read More
Roku Streaming Stick set for UK releaseMarch 5, 2014 | James R
Roku has announced that its Streaming Stick will be released in the UK in April 2014.
The stick plugs directly into your TV’s HDMI port and enables the streaming of YouTube, HD Netflix and NOW without the need of a … Read More