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The Roku Channel gets AMC+ as its latest premium option

The Roku Channel gets AMC+ as its latest premium option

Roku, the top streaming platform in the United States, has added another premium video option, enabling users to access the AMC+ platform. The channel addition arrives on Roku devices, including set-top boxes, sticks, and smart TVs, as consumers continue to abandon traditional pay-TV services in favor of streaming.

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Roku OS 9.4 brings AirPlay 2 and HomeKit support to some devices

Roku OS 9.4 brings AirPlay 2 and HomeKit support to some devices

Home entertainment company Roku has announced the release of Roku OS 9.4, the latest version of its software. This update is primarily centered around Apple users, bringing support for both AirPlay 2 and HomeKit to certain Roku models, but it also has a few things to offer everyone else, including the Live TV Channel Guide.

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The Roku Channel free movie streaming app launches on Amazon Fire TV

The Roku Channel free movie streaming app launches on Amazon Fire TV

Home entertainment company Roku has announced that its 'The Roku Channel' streaming app is now available on Fire TV devices, a somewhat surprising expansion of the app that was originally limited to only Roku devices. Roku first expanded the streaming platform to desktop and mobile browsers, and most recently it launched a standalone Roku Channel app for iOS and Android. This time around, you can download the app through the Amazon App Store for Fire TV.

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Roku’s free TV and movies channel finally gets a standalone mobile app

Roku’s free TV and movies channel finally gets a standalone mobile app

Roku made a number of announcements this morning, including one about its 'The Roku Channel' app. This service first launched as a free ad-supported streaming channel for its Roku players, later expanding to include web access on desktop and mobile. Under this latest announcement, Roku revealed that it is now easier to watch these free TV shows and movies on mobile devices with the arrival of an official 'The Roku Channel' standalone mobile app.

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Roku Ultra and Roku Streambar give new OS 9.4 its first streaming outing

Roku Ultra and Roku Streambar give new OS 9.4 its first streaming outing

Roku has revealed two new streaming devices, with the Roku Ultra as its new flagship and the Roku Streambar integrating a home theater speaker. The new models arrive alongside Roku OS 9.4, the latest generation of the company's set-top box software, which will eventually bring features like Apple AirPlay 2 and HomeKit to several of Roku models.

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Roku will finally get NBC’s Peacock streaming app after months of arguing

Roku will finally get NBC’s Peacock streaming app after months of arguing

Months after officially opening to the public, Roku has finally settled a deal that will bring NBCUniversal's streaming service Peacock to its platform, the company has announced. The news comes only days after the negotiations entered a more heated phase, with Roku and Comcast dragging their drama into the public light alongside the threat of Roku's platform entirely losing NBC TV apps.

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TCL’s 2020 TVs serve up QLED, Roku TV and aggressive pricing

TCL’s 2020 TVs serve up QLED, Roku TV and aggressive pricing

TCL is a company that's been aboard the Roku TV train since the very start, and today, we're seeing it launch several new TVs that support the OS. TCL today announced new TVs for 2020 in its 5-series and 6-series lineup. All of these TVs use Roku TV, and for the first time, TCL says that it's using QLED tech in its 5-series lineup.

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NBC Peacock streaming service is now available

NBC Peacock streaming service is now available

There are already dozens of video streaming services, big and small, so why not add one more? Months perhaps even years in the making, NBCUniversal's streaming service, fittingly called "Peacock", has finally launched to the public, surprisingly right on schedule despite the ongoing pandemic. Boasting more than 20,000 hours of programming in total on all tiers, the Peacock app will be available on a wide range of devices, except on two that may matter the most.

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Roku’s new Live TV Channel Guide is a portal to free television

Roku’s new Live TV Channel Guide is a portal to free television

Roku has introduced a new Live TV Channel Guide feature that makes it easier for users to find live content using a familiar, traditional channel guide. The feature was introduced on Monday alongside the expansion of The Roku Channel's free live and linear channel lineup to a total of more than 100 channels, at least in the US. The channel guide makes it easier to sort through this content.

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There’s HBO Max bad news if you use Amazon Fire TV or Roku

There’s HBO Max bad news if you use Amazon Fire TV or Roku

HBO Max may be launching today, but there's bad news if you're using two of the most popular platforms for streaming TV and movies at home. Those with an Amazon Fire TV device or TV, or a Roku device or TV, are discovering today that they're not invited to the HBO Max party.

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The Roku Channel is now in the UK just in time for binging

The Roku Channel is now in the UK just in time for binging

Video streaming services are on the rise, especially with everyone forced to keep themselves distracted from the urge to go out. Services have expanded their content selection and even their free trial periods but Roku is making an even bigger leap almost literally. It has just crossed the gigantic pond known as the Atlantic and is bringing its catalog of free content to those stuck inside their houses in the UK.

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Roku OS 9.3 revealed with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant support

Roku OS 9.3 revealed with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant support

Popular home entertainment company Roku has announced its latest Roku OS update, bringing the software to version 9.3. With this, users get access to new and enhanced features, the most notable being 'Works with' support for Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. As well, Roku has updated its 'Roku Voice' feature with better control for users, plus performance has been improved and more.

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