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 …

Should you ditch Netflix for Crackle? Getting Close to Dropping Cable

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. …

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.

Hulu Plus Commercials – People Dislike the Commercials

Hulu Plus is one of the major competitors when it comes to streaming content. Netflix is the powerhouse that stands atop the rest, but Hulu is always a worthy competitor. There is only one thing that stops many people from paying the $7.99 a month for a Hulu Plus subscription: Commercials. The commercials that break …