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New Roku 2 vs new Roku 3: What's the difference? (Hint - it's the remote)

New Roku 2 vs new Roku 3: What's the difference? (Hint - it's the remote)

By 6 April 2015

Roku has refreshed its streaming device lineup. The company now offers the Roku streaming stick, Roku 1, Roku 2, and Roku 3. It has updated its Roku 2 and Roku 3 devices, making the new Roku 2 identical to the new Roku 3 in terms of performance. The new... >>

Roku 2 refreshed, new search software coming to all users

Roku 2 refreshed, new search software coming to all users

By 6 April 2015

Roku has updated its Roku 2 TV streaming box, however the new package loses certain features to kept the cost down. The new on demand box that gives customers access to over 1400 channels, will now be identical to the Roku 3 box in terms of performance,... >>

New Roku 2 and Roku 3 streamers with voice controls could appear this week

New Roku 2 and Roku 3 streamers with voice controls could appear this week

By 30 March 2015

Roku is expected to unveil two new boxes in the coming days as upgrades for the Roku 2 and Roku 3. The new Roku 2 and Roku 3 appeared on two retailer sites in Best Buy Canada and Zones. According to Best Buy the expected availability date will be 13 April.... >>

Which is the best movie streaming box for under £100? Fire TV vs Apple TV vs Chromecast and more

Which is the best movie streaming box for under £100? Fire TV vs Apple TV vs Chromecast and more

By 24 March 2015

The rise in the number of media streaming services has been scarily rapid in the last couple of years. There are now so many ways to have movies and TV shows delivered to your home, at a variety of subscriptions and fees, that you could never be found... >>

Plex for Roku radically redesigned, takes cues from Xbox One

Plex for Roku radically redesigned, takes cues from Xbox One

By 24 February 2015

Plex has relaunched its channel for Roku boxes and the new version brings the platform up to speed with the apps for Xbox One and PS4. The design has completely changed to represent the tile-style look found on other consoles and devices. It is much... >>

Roku TV to embrace 4K Ultra HD streaming with Netflix

Roku TV to embrace 4K Ultra HD streaming with Netflix

By 5 January 2015

Roku has announced that it will be embracing 4K Ultra HD streaming as part of its Roku TV smart TV platform. Initially available from US-only TV brand TCL, which already makes Roku TVs, the platform will also be offered to other OEM partners for future... >>

Best home entertainment 2014: O2 Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Best home entertainment 2014: O2 Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

By 14 November 2014

Home entertainment is an even more exciting category this year than it was last year, with a huge variety of systems available to make your living room, or even a spare room the best place to be in the house. From the next-gen consoles bringing entertainment... >>

Roku TV sets from Hisense and TCL now up for preorder, sizes range from 40-inch to 55-inch

Roku TV sets from Hisense and TCL now up for preorder, sizes range from 40-inch to 55-inch

By 19 August 2014

Roku announced at CES 2014 that it was working with TV manufacturers to build smart televisions for the Roku platform, and now the maker of streaming media devices has revealed it partnered with Hisense and TCL to launch new Roku TV models. A Roku TV... >>

Roku and Now TV get updated with ITV Player, available now

Roku and Now TV get updated with ITV Player, available now

By 11 June 2014

Roku and Now TV will be able to run ITV Player from today allowing users to stream the catch up service. ITV Player, which offers access to the last 30 days of catch-up TV, is now available across Roku platforms and Sky's Now TV. That means it's on the... >>

A week in reviews: 19 - 23 May

A week in reviews: 19 - 23 May

By 24 May 2014

Ever the varied week, it's a mixture of all kinds of goodies on Pocket-lint this week, headed by the surprise announcement from Microsoft that the Surface 3 is a larger format device than its predecessor. And while that might boggle the mind, you should... >>