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Roku TV wireless speakers launch with a $50 Black Friday discount
Roku TV wireless speakers launch with a $50 Black Friday discount By Maggie Tillman

Roku is finally releasing its wireless speakers - just in time for Black Friday. These are designed to work exclusively with Roku TVs. Read more

Roku devices will soon get Google Assistant voice control
Roku devices will soon get Google Assistant voice control By Rik Henderson

Roku is rolling out several new features over the coming months that will add automatic volume levelling, new music channels and Google Assistant support Read more

You can now watch Roku content on PC, Mac, mobile or tablet
You can now watch Roku content on PC, Mac, mobile or tablet By Rik Henderson

Roku is expanding its reach beyond its own set-top-boxes and media streaming sticks. The Roku Channel is now available on PCs, mobile and tablets too. Read more

Roku upgrades voice search, now understands more natural language
Roku upgrades voice search, now understands more natural language By Max Langridge

Roku has announced that it will be bringing its new Enhanced Voice Search feature to the 4K-enabled Streaming Stick+ and the companion Roku Mobile App Read more

Roku Streaming Stick+ review: First-class streaming
4.5 stars Roku Streaming Stick+ review: First-class streaming By Chris Hall

In the Roku Streaming Stick+ we love the experience, we love the ease of use and the quality of the stream that we get from it. In a face-off with Read more

Roku will power new smart speakers with its own OS and voice assistant
Roku will power new smart speakers with its own OS and voice assistant By Elyse Betters

Roku has some major moves planned for 2018.The California-based streaming media company announced it will grow its licensing program from things like TVs Read more

Roku Express vs Roku Express+ vs Roku Streaming Stick vs Roku Streaming Stick+ vs Roku Ultra: What's the difference?
Roku Express vs Roku Express+ vs Roku Streaming Stick vs Roku Streaming Stick+ vs Roku Ultra: What's the difference? By Adrian Willings

Roku has a simple offering of just two players in the UK, but in the US it's an entirely different story. There are five devices to choose from, from the Read more

Roku Express review: An affordable and easy way to get video on-demand
4.0 stars Roku Express review: An affordable and easy way to get video on-demand By Max Langridge

The Roku Express is without doubt the best option if you want to have all the major video streaming apps in one place, alongside several others that Read more

Roku's voice-controlled smart speaker: What's the story so far?
Roku's voice-controlled smart speaker: What's the story so far? By Elyse Betters

Thanks to Amazon, every tech company is making a smart speaker.Heavyweights like Google, Apple, and Microsoft are now competing with Amazon's Alexa platform Read more

Roku might soon stream content on devices beyond its own hardware
Roku might soon stream content on devices beyond its own hardware By Elyse Betters

Roku wants to expand beyond its own devices.The company is considering streaming videos on devices made by third-party manufacturers, such as Apple and Read more

Roku finally brings a 4K HDR media streamer to UK, plus new £30 set-top-box
Roku finally brings a 4K HDR media streamer to UK, plus new £30 set-top-box By Rik Henderson

At the beginning of October, Roku refreshed its US line-up of media streamers, including an updated version of the entry-level Roku Express and a version Read more

Roku announces a 4K streaming stick and more lineup upgrades
Roku announces a 4K streaming stick and more lineup upgrades By Elyse Betters

Roku is a public company now, so that means it needs to keep shareholders happy.It can do so with new products and updates. But the company also tends Read more

Roku might drop a new 4K HDR streaming stick and remote soon
Roku might drop a new 4K HDR streaming stick and remote soon By Elyse Betters

Roku could be preparing a shake up to its lineup.Days after it was revealed Roku might be developing a voice-controlled smart speaker, we're now learning Read more

Roku's latest job openings could point to a voice-controlled smart speaker
Roku's latest job openings could point to a voice-controlled smart speaker By Max Langridge

Roku, purveyor of streaming set-top boxes, could be working on its very own smart speaker that would work in a similar way to Amazon Echo and Google Home, Read more

Roku OS 7.5 rolling out from today, includes live pause and private listening
Roku OS 7.5 rolling out from today, includes live pause and private listening By Max Langridge

Roku has announced a new software update that is available now for select Roku streaming devices and all Roku TVs. The update brings with it two big features, Read more

Roku Express vs Google Chromecast 2: What's the difference?
Roku Express vs Google Chromecast 2: What's the difference? By Adrian Willings

There are a few choices out there if you are looking for a compact and affordable streaming device, but if you want something that's capable of streaming Read more

New Roku box line-up official, starts at $30 and embraces 4K HDR
New Roku box line-up official, starts at $30 and embraces 4K HDR By Rik Henderson

Roku has officially confirmed that it is replacing all the set-to-boxes in its line-up with all-new devices.As rumoured over the last couple of weeks, Read more

These are the new Roku boxes with 4K HDR, specs and pics revealed
These are the new Roku boxes with 4K HDR, specs and pics revealed By Rik Henderson

At the end of August, we revealed that Roku will be replacing its entire streaming box line-up with as many as five new devices. We believe they will be Read more

Roku overhaul will see five new streaming boxes released, include 4K and HDR
Roku overhaul will see five new streaming boxes released, include 4K and HDR By Rik Henderson

Roku will reportedly enforce its biggest line-up overhaul in many years, replacing all of its current streaming devices with all-new boxes, many of them Read more

New Roku Streaming stick: Performance boost and new private listening mode via app
New Roku Streaming stick: Performance boost and new private listening mode via app By Stuart Miles

Roku has overhauled its small streaming stick in the US as the company looks to deliver more power to users keen to make their TVs smart.The new stick Read more

Roku 4 review: Rock-solid streaming, now in 4K
4.5 stars Roku 4 review: Rock-solid streaming, now in 4K By Elyse Betters

Still, for some of the smoothest Ultra-HD video you can watch - if you can find anything to watch, that is, given 4K's relative infancy - the Roku 4 Read more

Roku tips and tricks: 14 things you probably didn't know you could do
Roku tips and tricks: 14 things you probably didn't know you could do By Elyse Betters

You've landed yourself a Roku device and want to know its hidden features. No problem.To help you get the most of your set-top box, we've rounded up Read more

Roku adds Amazon Prime Instant Video to offer the best supported streaming devices you can buy
Roku adds Amazon Prime Instant Video to offer the best supported streaming devices you can buy By Rik Henderson

We might not have the 4K-enabled Roku 4 in the UK yet but we have got further reason to be happy with the existing Roku set-top-boxes; they have just Read more

This is the Roku 4, bringing 4K UHD and a remote that can't be lost
This is the Roku 4, bringing 4K UHD and a remote that can't be lost By Luke Edwards

The Roku 4 has been unveiled and as the name suggests it'll be packing 4K video playback.Another new feature is a remote that should never be lost down Read more

Your Roku box is about to get better: Roku OS 7 update explained
Your Roku box is about to get better: Roku OS 7 update explained By Rik Henderson

Roku is updating its operating system for existing current-generation Roku media streamers. It starts to roll out in mid-October and brings several key Read more

Roku 4 confirmed by FCC posting leak
Roku 4 confirmed by FCC posting leak By Rik Henderson

Last week a couple of separate reports suggested that not only is Roku planning a new set-top-box, but that it is likely to feature 4K video output. Now Read more

Roku 4K box tipped to take on the Fire TV and Nvidia Shield TV soon
Roku 4K box tipped to take on the Fire TV and Nvidia Shield TV soon By Rik Henderson

Amazon announced its own 4K streaming box at an event last week in the form of an upgraded version of Fire TV and Nvidia is expected to bring its Shield Read more

WIN: Five Roku 3 boxes up for grabs for National Streaming Day
WIN: Five Roku 3 boxes up for grabs for National Streaming Day By Rik Henderson

Fans of internet streamed entertainment rejoice for today is one to mark in the calendar; it's National Streaming Day.Every year, on 20 May, we get to Read more

Sharp adds Roku to smart TVs: Here are 3 other TVs with built-in Roku
Sharp adds Roku to smart TVs: Here are 3 other TVs with built-in Roku By Elyse Betters

Roku has announced it added a new smart TV partner: Sharp.Most people know they can access Roku's streaming service through its lineup of set-top boxes Read more

Roku 3 review (2015): Voice-controlled set-top box smarts
4.0 stars Roku 3 review (2015): Voice-controlled set-top box smarts By Elyse Betters

The new Roku 3 is perfect for those of you who want a content-agnostic platform and the ability to voice search through a remote, though there are Read more

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 Elyse Betters

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 Read more

Roku 2 refreshed, new search software coming to all users
Roku 2 refreshed, new search software coming to all users By Stuart Miles

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 Read more

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 Luke Edwards

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 Read more

Plex for Roku radically redesigned, takes cues from Xbox One
Plex for Roku radically redesigned, takes cues from Xbox One By Rik Henderson

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 Read more

Roku TV to embrace 4K Ultra HD streaming with Netflix
Roku TV to embrace 4K Ultra HD streaming with Netflix By Rik Henderson

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 Read more

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 Elyse Betters

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 Read more

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

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 Read more

Roku Streaming Stick review
4.0 stars Roku Streaming Stick review By Stuart Miles

If you haven't bought a TV for the last couple of years then chances are it is not "smart". If you want the latest streaming and catch-up services without Read more

Roku adds Qello Concerts channel, letting you watch HD concerts from Beyoncé, Queen, and more
Roku adds Qello Concerts channel, letting you watch HD concerts from Beyoncé, Queen, and more By Elyse Betters

The Qello Concerts channel officially landed on Roku's Channel Store today, Roku has announced.Roku, which debuted in 2008, is a series of streaming media Read more

Roku Streaming Stick vs Google Chromecast: What's the difference?
Roku Streaming Stick vs Google Chromecast: What's the difference? By Jake Smith

The battle for the living room rages on.Roku on Tuesday announced the expansion of its efforts with a new Streaming Stick that effectively takes on the Read more

Roku streaming stick turns every TV into a Smart TV
Roku streaming stick turns every TV into a Smart TV By Stuart Miles

Roku has announced that it is to launch a HDMI stick that will turn any television into a smart TV without the need to worry about where you put the box. Called Read more

Roku moves beyond just set-top boxes, will now come bundled with some HDTVs
Roku moves beyond just set-top boxes, will now come bundled with some HDTVs By Jake Smith

Roku has announced at CES 2014 in Las Vegas that along with its set-top boxes, the company will begin placing its software in television sets as part of Read more

Roku 3 review
4.0 stars Roku 3 review By Stuart Miles

The Roku 3 is a decent TV set-top box with the main catch-up TV services on hand, such as Netflix, Now and BBC iPlayer, although there are some Read more

Roku 3 announced with spec-bump and new UI, available for $99
Roku 3 announced with spec-bump and new UI, available for $99 By Jake Smith

Roku has announced its third-generation set-top box content streamer, featuring a new user interface and upgraded internal specifications that are claimed Read more

Roku LT
5.0 stars Roku LT By Ian Morris

We love the LT. Gone are the problems of the Roku 2 XS that we experienced once we moved from wired to wireless streaming and the box costs half as Read more

Roku: We are talking to key partners to bring more UK channels
Roku: We are talking to key partners to bring more UK channels By Stuart Miles

Roku has told Pocket-lint that the company is talking to all the relevant catch-up services in the UK to bring them to the new Roku box launched in the Read more

Roku: Some people like to live in Apple land - if you don't, pick us
Roku: Some people like to live in Apple land - if you don't, pick us By Stuart Miles

Clive Hudson, the European head of Roku, has told Pocket-lint that his new streaming box, the Roku 2 XS which launched in the UK last month, is great Read more

Roku 2 XS
3.5 stars Roku 2 XS By Ian Morris

The Roku us a great device, it's small, easy to use and can produce some terrific quality video. At £100, it's a little expensive, given the absence Read more

Roku tunes in BBC iPlayer for UK streamers
Roku tunes in BBC iPlayer for UK streamers By Paul Lamkin

The BBC iPlayer is landing on Roku boxes, just in time for the UK launch.Back in January, Roku - the leading streaming platform in the US - announced that Read more

Roku 2 XS and Roku LT now streaming into UK and Ireland
Roku 2 XS and Roku LT now streaming into UK and Ireland By Chris Hall

Roku, the leading streaming platform in the US and suppliers of what we like to call smart TV adapters, has announced that it is launching in the UK and Read more