Tag Archive: Roku


Apple TV vs. Roku 4: Which box will hold your attention?

Those on the lookout for a new streaming box this fall will have a tough decision to make when the fourth-generation models of both Apple TV and Roku hit the market. And while they both have some solid features, which one you end up buying depends a lot on what you already own. Here’s how […]

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Chromecast and Roku are crushing Apple TV

It’s been over two and a half years since Apple TV was updated, and while Apple’s been happy resting on its laurels, its biggest competitors are passing it by. Google’s Chromecast is now more popular than Apple TV, reports Parks…Read more ›

Saturday Showdown: Apple TV vs Roku 1

Since the release of the Apple TV back in 2007, it’s evolved into an essential gadget for all media streamers, and with that, Apple has invented some competition with the likes of Amazon Fire and the Roku. This week Cult…Read more ›

How Amazon Fire TV Stacks Up Against Apple TV, Chomecast & Roku 3 [Comparison]

Amazon finally unveiled Fire TV, its much-anticipated set-top box, at an event in New York City on Wednesday. Priced at $ 99 and powered by Android, the device will take on rivals like the Apple TV, Google Chromecast, and the Roku…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Roku CEO Blasts Apple TV As A ‘Money Loser’

Apple TV may have scored sales of $ 1 billion in 2013, but that hasn’t stopped Roku CEO and founder Anthony Wood from branding the device a “a money loser” and questioning why Apple would want to keep selling units it.…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Roku Announces Its First Smart TV, Coming This Fall [CES 2014]

LAS VEGAS, CES 2014 – It’s beaten out even Apple TV as the most-used streaming set-top box in the U.S., and now Roku is set to debut its own smart TV — called Roku TV. “That’s right, actual TVs, designed…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Roku Tops Apple TV As Most Used Steaming Set-Top Box In U.S.

appletvApple TV manages to grab most of the spotlight for streaming set-top boxes, but when it comes time to actually view content, Americans are using Roku far more frequently than Apple’s little hobby. A new study from Parks Associates found that while Apple TV is used by 24% of U.S. consumers with a streaming video […]

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Roku Updates Its iOS App To Include Video Streaming From iPhone, iPod Touch

Roku Video StreamingThe Roku iOS app got another update today. In addition to the previous “Play on Roku” feature that let users stream music and static images to the set top media box, the company has now added the ability to stream video directly from the iOS app, as well. In a market that includes Apple TV […]

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The Difference Between Content On Apple TV, Chromecast, And Roku [Chart]

chromecastvsappletv  Buying a $35 dongle to magically stream all the video of the internet to your TV sounds pretty awesome, and based on early impressions Chromecast does a decent job, but how does its content stack up against the Apple TV and Roku? Danny Sullivan created the chart above to break down the content you’ll […]

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