Entries Tagged as 'Roku'

Roku Reveals Improved Mobile App Update

January 17th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, 720p HD, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, electronic program guides, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Second Screen, Sling Box, Streaming Services, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV

  Roku revealed through a blog announcement Tuesday that it is releasing the latest version (v4.0) of the Roku mobile app for iOS and Android devices, bringing a new look with faster and easier response. The update brings what Roku calls “one-tap access to features that make streaming what you love fast and simple.” The […]

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HD Guru’s Best of CES 2017 Awards Revealed!

January 13th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K Front Projection, 4K LED LCD, Audio, Blu-ray Players, Connected TVs, Digital Cameras, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, Front Projection, front projectors, Full Array LED Backlit with Local Dimming, HDMI, HDR, height channels, laser projectors, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, LG Electronics, News, object-based audio, OLED, short-throw projectors, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players, Virtual Reality

  CES 2017 brought us the continued evolution of 4K Ultra HDTVs supporting both high dynamic range (HDR) and a wide color gamut, and this year top manufacturers made great strides in presenting not only brighter and more colorful pictures, but truly impressive looking television sets to boot. We also saw more of the new […]

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Sling TV Adds Cloud DVR Beta Program For Roku Users

November 28th, 2016 · No Comments · Connected TVs, Curved Screen, DVR, Full HD 1080p, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Sling Box, Streaming Services

  Sling TV, DISH Network’s over-the-top (OTT) live streaming TV service revealed Monday that it has launched a beta program for users who receive its service via Roku devices to record up to 100 hours at a time of favorite programs in the cloud. Sling TV is calling its feature-enhancement the only OTT cloud DVR […]

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OS 7.5 Rollout Brings New Features To Roku TVs, Players

November 2nd, 2016 · No Comments · Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, HDMI, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Second Screen, Streaming Services, UHD (4K) Media Players

                                                    Roku’s Chas Smith with a TCL 4K Roku TV Over-the-top streaming services platform Roku has added several useful features including “Live TV Pause” and private listening via mobile devices to its all-in-one Roku TVs, according to a new blog posted Tuesday by company senior VP and general manager of Roku TV and players Chas […]

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Review: Roku Ultra Streams Brilliant HDR 4K Video

October 17th, 2016 · 2 Comments · 2160p, Amazon, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, electronic program guides, HDMI, HDR, screen mirroring, search and recommendation, Second Screen, Streaming Services, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV

  Adding HDR 10 high dynamic range (HDR) support, to a package containing a powerful quad core processor, and fast dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi connectivity, the new premium Roku Ultra set-top media streamer provides one of the most complete solutions for receiving the best video quality the Web has to offer. The inclusion of HDR makes […]

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Roku Refreshes Line With 5 Players, Brings HDR

September 26th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, electronic program guides, HDMI, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, search and recommendation, Sling Box, Streaming Services, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV

  Roku introduced Monday a revamped lineup of Roku set-top streaming adapters, including the company’s first two models offering support for high dynamic range (HDR) along with 4K Ultra HD streaming. In total, the company is adding five new models, which will be replacing many of the currently available set-top box offerings. Also with the […]

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Study: Interest Builds For OTT 4K Olympics Coverage

July 19th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Cable TV, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, News, Streaming Services, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV

  Almost one third of Americans (31 percent) would like to watch the Olympics on Netflix if it were available, a new study conducted for Snell Advanced Media (SAM) said Tuesday. Still, more than half of Americans (56 percent) will watch at home via their live cable or satellite TV this year. As a result […]

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PlayStation Vue Now Available On Roku

June 21st, 2016 · No Comments · Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, DVR, Full HD 1080p, HDMI, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Streaming Services, UHD (4K) Media Players

  Sony’s PlayStation Vue, the internet-based provider of cable and broadcast-based live TV and on-demand channels, is now available on Roku devices, the manufacturer of set-top streaming media adapters and integrated smart TVs revealed Tuesday. PlayStation Vue is accessible by owners of the Roku Streaming Stick, Roku Streaming players and Roku TVs. In addition, PlayStation […]

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