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Roku intros its official iPhone remote control app

Roku intros its official iPhone remote control app

Now there's a new way to control and navigate your Roku set-top box. Roku has released its official remote control app for your iPhone that goes beyond what the Apple Remote app does for the Apple TV. It offers not only traditional remote control capabilities but also provides a visual browser, letting you flip through channels directly on the iPhone without having to look up at your TV.

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Roku reveals Canada and UK 2012 release plans

Roku reveals Canada and UK 2012 release plans

Roku has announced its international launch plans, with the company's streaming set-top boxes set to launch in Canada and the UK in early 2012. The call has been put out for new partners keen to get their streaming services onto users' TVs to get in touch, though it's likely that Netflix - which is already operational in Canada, and announced its own 2012 UK launch plans recently - as well as other existing content providers will be onboard too.

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Roku adds dedicated Pandora button to remote [Update: Netflix & Crackle too!]

Roku adds dedicated Pandora button to remote [Update: Netflix & Crackle too!]

Roku is adding a dedicated Pandora button to the remote controls for its streaming media set-top boxes, allowing for one-touch access to the internet radio service. The  Roku 2 XD and Roku LT models will both get the new remote sometime this month, adding another option alongside the existing homescreen shortcut. According to Roku, Pandora remains the most popular music channel the STBs offer.

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Roku LT streaming media player for $49

Roku LT streaming media player for $49

If you have been eyeing a digital media-streaming box for your TV and have been waiting to find something that was priced low and had access to the popular services the new Roku player is the device for you. The new player is called the Roku LT and was unveiled today. It will carry a retail price of $49 making it the cheapest offering gin the Roku line.

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Roku lands short form Disney video streaming rights

Roku lands short form Disney video streaming rights

With several different video streaming firms plying their wares on the streaming video market today they are all out to lure customers in with all the streaming content they firms can get hands on. One of the popular streaming services is Roku and the company has announced that it secured the rights to stream short form Disney videos to viewers.

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Roku HD heads to Walmart for Father’s Day

Roku HD heads to Walmart for Father’s Day

If your pops is more a gadget hound than the tie sort you need to get a good gadget gift idea for Father's Day that won't leave you broke. If dad likes to watch TV and movies, a nice option is the Roku XD players that will be heading to Walmart just in time for Father's Day. The Roku XD can stream all sorts of content so there is sure to be something for all uses to enjoy. The box is also easier to work than a computer for many users that might like gadgets, but may not be that good with tech.

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Roku and Rovio work together to bring Angry Birds to TVs

Roku and Rovio work together to bring Angry Birds to TVs

The popularity and success of the Rovio game called Angry Birds has been phenomenal. It is a very fun game that has spawned all sorts of copy cat versions .Today you can get the game on just about every mobile platform out there and some people even buy their smartphones based if it will play Angry Birds or not. Roku and Rovio have announced that they will be bringing Angry Birds to TVs via the Roku set top box.

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