Google just launched a brand-new version of its ultra-cheap media streamer. This guide will get you up to speed. It’s been two years since Google launched the original Chromecast streaming media player, and it remains a novel concept. Unlike every other media streamer, which ships with a remote control for moving through menus, Chromecast uses […]
As the company transitions away from being purely a device maker and builds its TV OS, Roku wants to be one of the winners of the new world of streaming TV. The TV landscape is shifting fast, Craig said. In the world his company envisions a handful of operating systems will control most of the […]
Roku passes the 10 million sales mark for its streaming players. Will it be enough in an increasingly competitive market? Sales of 10 million units still places Roku well behind Apple, who this summer boasted of having sold twice that many Apple TVs, even with minimal marketing efforts.
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Earlier this month, Roku released its Streaming Stick. We hope the developers threw in a survival kit because the streaming device market is a real jungle out there right now. However, many who have tried out the Roku Streaming Stick say it lags behind the competition on the little things. It’s not the best Roku, […]
Are you getting closer to cutting the cable TV cord in your household? Looking for something to supplement your Netflix addiction? Crackle, a streaming video platform owned by Sony, might do the trick. Americans consider the service to be the fourth biggest player among their streaming options, behind Netflix, Hulu Plus and Amazon Instant Video. […]
Ryan Bushey/Business InsiderThe second-generation Roku Streaming Stick costs $50There are too many choices for streaming stuff to our TV’s. In addition to set-top boxes, the company released a small dongle, called the Streaming Stick, which does the same thing as the set-top boxes, but in a smaller form factor resembling a USB flash drive. The […]
Roku has long argued that bigger rivals end up helping Roku when they release streaming-video boxes. CEO Anthony Wood allows that Apple TV does result in lost money — for Apple. Roku founder and Chief Executive Anthony Wood isn’t worried about streaming-box competition like Apple TV, even if he thinks Apple maybe should be. “Apple […]
Amazon also plans to offer free music videos with advertising to people visiting its retail website, two of the people said. A search for Bruce Springsteen CDs, for example, might yield an option to watch the “Born in the U.S.A.” video. An Amazon spokeswoman said, “We’re often experimenting with new things, but we have no […]
Below is the full schedule for WWE Network for today (March 15): * 12:00 AM – WWE Old School: WWF at Boston Garden 12/6/96 * 1:00 AM – WWE SmackDown Backstage Pass replay * 1:30 AM – WrestleMania Rewind: WrestleMania 14 * 2:30 AM – RAW Flashback: 5/16/93: (Shawn Michaels vs. Marty Jannetty) * 3:30 […]
Like the changing of the seasons that’s supposed to happen this time of year, True Detective came in like a lion and went out like a … much bigger lion. The Washington Post reports that HBO’s gritty True Detective closed its first season Sunday night on a high note. Partly inspired by the Robert W. […]
Last Tuesday, Roku released its newest device, and it’s quite the competition for Google’s Chromecast: The Streaming Stick. The Stick has a very impressive selection of apps for streaming content, such as the major players like Netflix, YouTube, Hulu, and Amazon Instant. It will also run my all-time favorite app, PLEX.
Want to see “Gravity” or “12 Years A Slave”? How about “Dallas Buyer’s Club”? You’ll have to go somewhere other than Netflix. Not one of this year’s — or even last year’s — Best Picture nominees is available to s…