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Posted: July 22, 2011

Roku 2(Update: The Roku 2 is now shipping.) This week Roku announced the next generation of their popular digital video player, the Roku 2. As before, there are three models from which to choose, the HD, the XD, and the XS. All three Roku 2 devices include built-in wireless for streaming from your Wi-Fi connection, Bluetooth for connecting a game remote, and a MicroSD slot for what Roku bills as "additional game storage".

Posted: June 17, 2011

There are a lot of great videos and music selections on Roku, much of it free, but finding good stuff can take a bit of effort. To help you out, here are some ideas for what to watch on your Roku this weekend.

Posted: June 12, 2011


Crackle offers full length, uncut movies, TV shows and original programming. Currently, the Crackle Roku channel offers 209 movies, 45 television series, and 47 original series, all for free with minimal commercials. For more information on this channel, and to read the full RokuGuide review, visit the Crackle Channel Page.

Posted: June 10, 2011

The heat wave rolls on in much of the U.S. Check the weather in your area on the Weather Underground channel. If it's too hot outside for you, stay in and check out some new channels on the Roku that you may not have watched before. Read on for my picks and suggestions this week.

Posted: June 8, 2011

Cowboy ClassicsFans of the Western film will want to consider subscribing to the Cowboy Classics channel. Watch early John Wayne in the 1930s, the singing cowboys Gene Autry, Tex Ritter, and Roy Rogers in the 30's and 40's, and lots of Spaghetti Westerns from the 60's and 70's. You can even catch Marlon Brando and Jack Nicholson.