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Roku enhances Android app with Play on Roku video streaming

Roku enhances Android app with Play on Roku video streaming

Roku has just announced that its Roku Android app has just gotten a new talent: streaming videos from phones to TVs via the Play on Roku feature. The update comes just a month after Roku announced the addition of video streaming to its iOS app, promising an Android version for selected devices to come later.

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Barnes & Noble NOOK Video app arrives on iOS, Android, and Roku

Barnes & Noble NOOK Video app arrives on iOS, Android, and Roku

Every big internet company has a movie and TV show store it seems, and Barnes & Noble certainly doesn't have a problem joining in on the already-saturated market. The company announced NOOK Video almost a year ago, and they're just now bringing the service to iOS, Android, and Roku streaming devices for free.

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Roku updates iOS app with video streaming feature

Roku updates iOS app with video streaming feature

Roku has been busy with the updates lately, having released Redbox Instant in its channel store earlier this month, and now rolling out an update for its iOS app. With the mobile update comes a new feature for Play on Roku, which was first seen back in late 2012: video streaming. There's no mention of the feature coming to Android.

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Roku players and Streaming Stick gain Redbox Instant support

Roku players and Streaming Stick gain Redbox Instant support

Shortly after it was revealed that Redbox Instant will be coming to Chromecast, Roku has announced that the service is now available on most of its devices including the Streaming Stick. For those unfamiliar, Redbox Instant is the Netflix-esque video streaming service that accompanies the red DVD-dispensing boxes found in many stores.

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Roku Streaming Stick getting new remote with audio out, according to FCC

Roku Streaming Stick getting new remote with audio out, according to FCC

Roku recently introduced a new remote for the Roku 3 that comes with a headphone jack on the side to watch shows and movies in private without bothering anyone else around. It appears that this same remote will be coming to Roku's Streaming Stick, according to an FCC filing that details that new clicker.

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Roku looks outside the box as funds are pushed towards TV integration

Roku looks outside the box as funds are pushed towards TV integration

Roku is a high-selling little set top box that brings a variety of content platforms, such as Netflix and Vudu, to its users' televisions, giving them smart TV-like functionality sans actually being a smart TV. On April 10, Roku announced that it had sold 5 million players, and now the company's CEO has spoken with The Hollywood Reporter, sharing his vision of the company's future.

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Roku hits 5 million players shipped milestone

Roku hits 5 million players shipped milestone

Roku, the nifty streaming video device that brings a variety of easily-accessible content to your television, just reached its newest milestone: the shipment of its 5 millionth device in the United States. The massively popular device is used to stream what has amounted to billions of hours of TV shows and movies, among other content. As part of its celebration, the company has released an infograph on the evolution of streamed television.

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Stream classic movies and TV shows from Warner Archives for $9.99 a month

Stream classic movies and TV shows from Warner Archives for $9.99 a month

Warner Bros. has decided to join in on the saturated video-streaming marketing by offering its own subscription-based video streaming service. Warner Bros. service is extremely distinctive from the likes of Netflix and Hulu Plus however. Its service, called Warner Archive, will allow users to stream classic and hard-to-find movies and TV shows straight to their streaming devices.

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Popcornflix hits 1 million downloads via Roku platform

Popcornflix hits 1 million downloads via Roku platform

We've talked a lot about the Roku platform over the years. Roku offers a variety of set top boxes and other offerings that bring streaming media and smart TV functionality to standard televisions. Roku streaming media devices have a number of applications that can be downloaded to bring various streaming services to the viewer.

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Roku 3 player unveiled, boasts redesigned user interface

Roku 3 player unveiled, boasts redesigned user interface

Those who love the tiny, inexpensive, and all-around awesome little set-top box called Roku will be happy to know that the latest edition has just been unveiled, Roku 3. The set-top box features a sleek black design with rounded, slightly tapered edges and the same signature remote that users have come to love. Check out a picture and video of the device, as well as its specs, after the jump.

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Roku gets a new scary movie channel called FrightPIX

Roku gets a new scary movie channel called FrightPIX

Roku set top box owners who happen to like scary movies have a new scary movie channel to check out. The new channel on the Roku devices is called FrightPIX. The scary movie network is free to watch and ad supported. From what I can tell, it is stocked with independent B-films.

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Roku now has over 700 channels

Roku now has over 700 channels

Roku has announced a significant milestone in the expansion of its streaming set-top box services. The company has announced that it now has over 700 channels available on the Roku platform. With the addition of its latest channels, Roku brags that it now offers consumers more made-for-TV entertainment offerings than any other streaming device.

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