Roku Looks at the Future of Streamed Entertainment – Streaming Media

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 …

Streaming Competition Heats Up Roku Passes 10 Million Mark

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.

Streaming Wars Heat Up with New USB Roku Stick

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, …

New Roku Streaming Stick Is Awesome Costs Half The Price Of The Apple TV – Business insider

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 CEO says Apple TV is a money-loser

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 …

Roku Rolls Out A Chromecast Competitor Called The Streaming Stick

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.