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Voxx combining broadcast TV with Roku in Q4 2013, working with RCA and Terk

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Roku may have lots of streaming content as is, but that doesn't always compare with what's on broadcast television. Voxx Accessories (formerly Audiovox) sees this problem too, but rather than just pointing it out idly (like us!), the accessory maker claims it has a fix. That solution includes an...
Voxx combining broadcast TV with Roku in Q4 2013, working with RCA and Terk

New Roku HD, 2 and LT updated to version 4.7, slew of 'under the hood' improvements in tow

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It's been nearly a month since we saw the Roku 2 and LT get hit with some performance-boosting updates, and now the pair's about to be on the receiving end of some additional enhancements. Version 4.7 -- which is also coming to that new Roku HD -- brings with...
New Roku HD, 2 and LT updated to version 4.7, slew of 'under the hood' improvements in tow

More details emerge on Netflix's abandoned hardware effort, Project Griffin

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Netflix's ultimately abandoned foray into the hardware business with its own streaming device has been known for some time -- Wired revealed many of the details in a 2009 article -- but Fast Company has now uncovered some more on the effort that hadn't yet seen the light of...
More details emerge on Netflix's abandoned hardware effort, Project Griffin

Comcast boosts 250GB data cap to 300GB and more, blames it on the iPad and set-top boxes

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According to GigaOM, the main provider of US Internet service, Comcast has raised its data limits to 300GB from 250GB. The key reasoning for this, according to Comcast itself, is set-top boxes like Roku and of course the iPad phenomenon: Four years ago, when we first instituted a broadband Internet...
Comcast boosts 250GB data cap to 300GB and more, blames it on the iPad and set-top boxes

Hulu Plus UI on Apple TV: a photo tour

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Hulu and Apple recently partnered up to bring the (paid) streaming TV service to Apple's set-top box. Though I poked some fun at the number of Hulu Pus subscribers who might take advantage of the service on Apple TV, there are quite a few subscribers who have chosen Hulu Plus...
Hulu Plus UI on Apple TV: a photo tour

Microsoft reportedly set to debut Xbox TV next year

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Microsoft isn’t quite done turning the Xbox 360 into an entertainment hub for the living room. Tom Warren over at The Verge reported that multiple sources familiar with Microsoft said that the company plans to release a TV set-top box based on Windows 8 in early 2013. The “Xbox TV”...
Microsoft reportedly set to debut Xbox TV next year
Roku's Streaming Stick ships in October for $99.99, Vudu added to channel line-up
New Roku HD media streamer reportedly reaches stores, priced at $60

Roku’s Canada launch imminent

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Roku is gearing up to launch in Canada, and it looks like it will initially sell two of its devices through Amazon’s Canadian website, with plans to sell in brick-and-mortar retail stores further down the line. The company wouldn’t comment on specifics, but I’ve heard that a launch up north...
Roku’s Canada launch imminent

RT @Zee: Did Google Just Kill Boxee, Roku and TiVo? http://wp.me/p2LJt-cM5 from @newteevee

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RT @Zee: Did Google Just Kill Boxee, Roku and TiVo? http://wp.me/p2LJt-cM5 from @newteevee

Netgear's NeoTV Pro adds WiDi, makes any TV smart

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Netgear is supercharging the Roku-troubling NeoTV 200 that arrived late last year. The NeoTV Pro adds Intel's WiDi tech to the tiny box, enabling you to wirelessly span your laptop's display onto the biggest screen in your house. It'll come with the same Netflix, Hulu Plus, Vudu, YouTube and...
Netgear's NeoTV Pro adds WiDi, makes any TV smart

HBO Go

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Yesterday as I was getting off a plane, I saw this tweet on my phone and replied to it: @jwklemanski yessssss @sai_tools @stevekovach — Fred Wilson (@fredwilson) February 12, 2013   Steve probably tweeted that news at me because of the HBO No Go post from last August in which...
HBO Go

Amazon pushes Cloud Player app to Roku, Samsung Smart TVs

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Amazon has released versions of its Cloud Player for Roku set-top boxes and Samsung Smart TVs. The update comes at the same time as apps for Amazon Instant Video became available to download in Apple's App Store for the iPhone and iPod touch, four months after it became available on...
Amazon pushes Cloud Player app to Roku, Samsung Smart TVs

Engadget HD Podcast 340 - 03.12.2013

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We've got a pair of new boxes to discuss this week, with the TiVo Mini and Roku 3 both making their debut. While we discuss what they add to the mix (and what they're still missing), other news includes the end of Netflix's public API program and UK pricing...
Engadget HD Podcast 340 - 03.12.2013

Scoop: Google TV to take on Apple TV & Roku with pure streaming boxes

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Google TV may be getting ready to take on Roku and Apple TV with a pure streaming approach: Vizio CTO Matt McRae told me during an interview at CES that he expects Google TV devices with a focus on streaming apps to come out later this year. Asked about the...
Scoop: Google TV to take on Apple TV & Roku with pure streaming boxes

Toshiba to launch TVs with DivX Plus Streaming certification

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Just in case you didn't have enough content options from the likes of Roku and your cable set top box, Toshiba has partnered with Rovi to integrate the DivX Plus Streaming codec into a new line of TVs. The streaming format promises enhanced multimedia controls like multi-language subtitles, resume...
Toshiba to launch TVs with DivX Plus Streaming certification

Simple.TV launches Kickstarter project, offers $300 Roku/antenna bundle

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Simple.TV has created a Kickstarter to help fund its over-the-air DVR, offering discounted bundles to project backers. [Read more]...
Simple.TV launches Kickstarter project, offers $300 Roku/antenna bundle

Cord Cutters: A first look at the WD TV Play

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WD is at it again with a new device; this time, the company is squarely aiming at Roku with a simplified user interface and a lower price point. But is the WD TV Play a good buy for cord cutters? Check out our review below:...
Cord Cutters: A first look at the WD TV Play

Here Are The Best iPhone And iPad Apps You Missed This Week (AAPL)

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We've put together a list of the best iPhone and iPadapps you might've missed this week. We have a new app for news junkies, an app that recommends real-world events for you to attend, and even a game about fighting trolls.Scoople is perfect for news junkies Scoople pulls in news stories from...
Here Are The Best iPhone And iPad Apps You Missed This Week (AAPL)
Roku and 3M's portable 'Streaming Projector' can output a 120-inch projection for $299

Name that Tech Tune: Chance to win a Roku 2 XS

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We’ve got another great prize up for grabs this week in our Name that Tech Tune contest — a Roku 2 XS 1080p streaming player for accessing all sorts of Internet content (Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, HBO Go, etc.) and games on your television. This is courtesy of Roku and...
Name that Tech Tune: Chance to win a Roku 2 XS

Get a Roku HD and Hulu Plus bundle for $79.99

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You get not only the box and six months of Hulu Plus goodness, but also an HDMI cable and free shipping. [Read more]...
Get a Roku HD and Hulu Plus bundle for $79.99

Gadgetwise Blog: New Roku Box Makes Streaming TV Even Easier

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Roku introduces its third-generation streaming media player, with a new interface that offers smoother navigation....
Gadgetwise Blog: New Roku Box Makes Streaming TV Even Easier
Boxee TV: Boxee's second set-top box is all about insane, unlimited cloud DVR
Boxee rebrands new device as Cloud DVR, tones down cord cutting rhetoric
How the living room became Prime territory for Amazon
Greystripe founders join YesVideo, with plans to turn VHS video conversion into a billion dollar business

Netflix on the iPhone? Yes, Please!

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Recently, Netflix sent out a survey to select subscribers in order to determine interest in an iPhone application for streaming movies via mobile phones. According to the survey's wording, the proposed app would be Wi-Fi only and would offer the same content that the Netflix "Watch Instantly" service provides. Currently,...
Netflix on the iPhone? Yes, Please!

Amazon's Cloud Player Crackdown Punishes Cheapskates

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You knew it had to happen, but it still stings. With Amazon's complicated update of its Cloud Player digital music service, the company has made its cloud-based music-locker service much less friendly to users who don't want to pay for a subscription. Amazon's announcement Tuesday made it sound like the...
Amazon's Cloud Player Crackdown Punishes Cheapskates
Dijit Goes After Personalized TV Discovery With The Launch Of NextGuide iPad App
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