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Topic: Roku

Roku unveils $70 Streaming Stick+ with 4K & HDR, faster Express & Express+ models

10/02/2017, 11:10 am

Roku on Monday announced a new lineup of video streaming devices and software, led the by Streaming Stick+, an upgraded version of its portable player with support for 4K resolution and high dynamic range (HDR).

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Internet-connected television use including Apple TV growing to over 168 million in 2017

07/26/2017, 11:07 am

Apple has grown its body of streaming hardware users, but still lags behind offerings from Amazon, Google, and Roku, according to a new research study.

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Roku for iPhone gets 'one-tap' streaming, Evernote app overhauls iOS interface

01/17/2017, 03:01 pm

Roku and Evernote each released major revamps of their iOS apps on Tuesday, the former making it easier to find and launch video streams, the latter simplifying navigation and other features.

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Sling TV to start beta-testing cloud DVR functions in December

11/28/2016, 12:11 pm

Starting sometime in December, Dish-owned Sling TV will begin beta-testing cloud DVR functions, closing an important gap with its main competitor in internet TV, Sony's PlayStation Vue.

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Apple TV sales surge with hardware refresh, but still rank 4th in US streaming device market

05/17/2016, 03:05 pm

A new survey of U.S. broadband households recently purchased a streaming media player has found that Roku continues to own the largest market share, while the Apple TV sales have greatly increased since last year's update. However, no one device controls a majority of the market, leaving the race for a winner still wide open.

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Time Warner Cable to trial TV packages for Internet-only subscribers

11/03/2015, 02:11 pm

Time Warner Cable is preparing to trial a service that will eventually allow access to its TV packages while only having Internet with the company, the company revealed on Tuesday.

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Comparing Apple's 4th-gen Apple TV with the competition

09/19/2015, 10:09 pm

There's a new Apple TV coming in October, but before plunking down any hard-earned money, it's worth comparing it with other options out there like Amazon, Google, and Roku -- and even the older third-gen Apple TV.

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Roku updates set-tops & mobile apps with features like voice search, Roku Feed

04/06/2015, 02:04 pm

Apple TV competitor Roku today updated its streaming media set-tops and companion mobile apps with new voice search functions, access to a content discovery system dubbed "Roku Feed," and faster hardware in the case of the Roku 2.

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Roku CEO speculates Apple loses money on $99 Apple TV, analyst says it's break-even

03/28/2014, 08:03 am

Though he offered no evidence to prove it, the CEO of Roku said this week that he believes rival set-top streamer Apple TV is a money losing product, though one analyst believes the device is more likely a break-even business for APple.

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Roku distills set-top box into $50 'Streaming Stick' with on-screen interface, physical remote

03/04/2014, 06:03 pm

Video streaming experts Roku on Tuesday took the wraps off the latest version of the "Streaming Stick," a thumb drive-sized device aimed at the Apple TV and Google's Chromecast streamers.

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Apple TV, Roku in two-horse race for set-top streaming domination

12/17/2013, 08:12 am

As rumors of an Apple-branded television set begin to die down, the company's extant living room foray --the Apple TV set-top box --is quietly posting strong sales and impressive growth, new NPD data shared with AppleInsider reveals.

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Apple TV grabbed 56% of streaming devices market in 2012

07/16/2013, 02:07 pm

In 2012, Apple accounted for 56 percent of sales in the consumer streaming video device market with Apple TV, despite "relatively narrow content access," with Roku coming in second with a 21 percent share.

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