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Posted: February 18, 2011

Lost Worlds - IMAXThe Lost Worlds Nature Films channel brings you a dozen full-length documentaries that were filmed and originally shown in IMAX theaters. You can watch three of these for free on the Lost Worlds Nature Films Lite channel. Visit the RokuGuide Lost Worlds Nature Films channel page for a full description.

Posted: February 6, 2011

Hogoworm DungeonAre you old enough to remember the classic Snake video arcade game from the 1970s? Hogofilms has updated this game for the Roku with a free 10-level version and a full version for only 99 cents that provides 50 levels of play and an unlimited random-play mode.

Posted: January 30, 2011

Roku recently introduced the ability to purchase channels and apps directly from your Roku player. Unfortunately, Roku provides no on-screen instructions, only a "buy" option. When I attempted to buy a game app, I got a notice that the "operation is not supported at this time". Not very helpful! Roku is hopefully working on a more-informative notice, but in the meantime here are instructions on how to set up your account to allow on-screen purchases directly from your Roku digital video player.

Posted: January 11, 2011

My Damn Channel

This Webby Award-winning provider of original videos from independent producers has brought four of their comedy series to Roku. In the lineup are cooking tips from the Ghetto Gourmet, a chronicle of a man dating in New York City, a "mockutorial" for Photoshop users, and a series that is billed as "an evil, comic soap opera". Is My Damn Channel worth adding to your Roku channel list? Read on and decide for yourself.

Posted: January 4, 2011

Roku Newscaster

UPDATE (December 6, 2011): After releasing the standalone NBC News channel, Roku has pulled all NBC content off of the Roku Newscaster channel. Full-length NBC shows can still be found on Mediafly OnAir.

Posted: December 31, 2010

I hope all of you had a great 2010. If you want some insight into what's in store for you in 2011, check out these two Roku channels.