​Why Roku Matters More Than Ever

You have more streaming TV options than you could hope for, especially now that Amazon has entered the fray. And while Apple TV, Chromecast, and Fire TV all have their strengths, they also share the same crippling weakness: self-interest. That's what makes Roku so important. » 4/04/14 3:02pm 4/04/14 3:02pm

Roku Streaming Stick Review: A $50 Wonder and Your TV's New Best Pal

On paper, Roku's new HDMI stick looked like the best bargain for all your streaming desires. But does it actually deliver on those promises in real life? You're damn right it does. » 3/28/14 11:14am 3/28/14 11:14am

A Roku For Under $40, Chromecast, Sony RX-100 II, ATH-M50S [Deals]

Roku continue to impress with both the features and the pricing of its streaming boxes. The Roku LT, the budget model of the 2013 lineup, is available for $37 today, which is $2 more than a Chromecast. It drops the resolution to 720p and doesn't have the headphone out on the remote, but also, it's $37. [Amazon] » 12/16/13 1:45pm 12/16/13 1:45pm

Roku 2 (Not The One You're Thinking Of), For $58

Amazon has the new Roku 2, not to be confused with the old Roku 2, for $58. This great little streaming box has all the best features of the Roku 3, including the headphone out port on the remote, at a nice discount compared to its ethernet port-sporting big brother. [Amazon] » 11/28/13 11:36am 11/28/13 11:36am

Our Favorite Soundbars, Streaming Boxes, Stoves, and More

Winter's slowly winding down, and no doubt, the warm weather is beginning to beckon, what with the birds and the sunshine and the joyful frolicking and whatnot. And we'd be out there enjoying it, too... if this past month hadn't given us a whole slew of gadgets to stay inside drooling over. Ah well—the sun looks just… » 4/01/13 4:19pm 4/01/13 4:19pm

The New Roku 3: Super Fast Spanking New Interface and a Wireless Audio …

The best little streaming black box just got a spanking new model: the Roku 3. The slightly updated design adds a few curves to the square black box design and also throws in an updated user interface, a much faster processor and even a private watching mode that uses wireless audio from the remote control. Yes, the… » 3/05/13 9:39pm 3/05/13 9:39pm