Roku 4 Review: Could Be the Best Streaming Box Out There, Despite Flaws

I’ve been a happy Roku 3 owner for the past few years. It does what it’s supposed to do, with no hassle. It’s been exhilarating seeing the Fire TVs and Chromecasts come into this world, but I stuck by the Roku, waiting for a really cool update. Now there is one with the Roku 4, but does it have enough to go for the… »10/30/15 10:40am10/30/15 10:40am

I Pay For Cable TV, and Don't Care Who Knows It

I turn 30 this month, and it feels like I am one of the few people my age who watches cable TV and is willing to pay for it. Truth is, I hate watching shows on my computer—or worse, my phone. Give me new episodes in real-time, on a real TV. I know I’m on the wrong side of history, but I also know I’m not the only one. »10/15/15 3:40pm10/15/15 3:40pm

Last week, Showtime jumped on the HBO Now bandwagon and started offering standalone Showtime on Appl

Last week, Showtime jumped on the HBO Now bandwagon and started offering standalone Showtime on Apple devices. We were promised more platforms would be announced soon. So here are a few more: You can get it on Roku and Playstation Vue, too. $11 per month. No cable. Ring the alarum bell!
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Here's Why Roku Has A Chance To Win The Streaming Wars

The single best reason to buy a Roku? You’re looking at it. Roku is the only streaming media box that does all the comparison shopping for you. Why pay $3 to rent a movie when you can stream it with your existing Netflix plan, or on Crackle for free? And soon, Roku’s comparison shopping will become more powerful than… »4/06/15 9:33pm4/06/15 9:33pm

TCL Roku TV Review: A Decent Smart TV for a Great Price

While many television manufacturers have taken to padding their features lists (and price tags) with everything from 3D to curved screens, streaming set-top box maker Roku has just released a whole new breed of barebones smart TV. Practical, intuitive, and surprisingly affordable, the TCL Roku TV may not have the best… »9/29/14 12:18pm9/29/14 12:18pm