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Posted: December 24, 2011

New Roku Channels - December 24, 2011Six new channels were launched in the Roku Channel Store, and a game from earlier in the week was overlooked and is presented here. The new channels bring independent films, religious services, original video programming, hip hop music, paranormal investigations, Bollywood, and bunny dodging to the Roku. Click on the links below for more details on each channel.

Posted: December 23, 2011

Private Roku ChannelsRokuGuide is now providing reviews of so-called "private" channels. For those of you who aren't familiar with private channels, these are like any other Roku channel, except they aren't available through the channel store. They may be intended for a limited audience, they may be beta channels not ready for general release, or there may be another reason why a developer has decided not to list the channel in the Roku channel store.

Posted: December 23, 2011

New Roku Channels - December 23, 2011Four new channels were launched in the Roku Channel Store, bringing heavy metal videos, European news, entertainment for Latinos, and Drupal training videos to the Roku. Click on the links below for more details on each channel.

Posted: December 20, 2011

New Roku Channels - December 20, 2011Three new channels were launched in the Roku Channel Store today, bringing photo sharing, ice hockey, and spiritual programming to the Roku. Click on the links below for more details on each channel.

Posted: December 19, 2011

Amazon Instant VideoAmazon Instant Video recently updated its Roku channel, improving the user interface that has been a source of many complaints. There is still no queue management feature, except for videos already purchased or rented, but the UI is a good improvement over the original version.

Posted: December 18, 2011

Roku Channel Review - Lost Worlds Nature Films LiteFans of IMAX films can watch three free titles through the Lost Worlds Nature Films Lite channel on their Roku digital video player. If you want more, you can purchase the full channel with even more titles, but try the Lite channel first to see how IMAX translates to the small screen.

Posted: December 8, 2011

Roku Holiday FunThe Roku Yule Log is back! The Roku Holiday Fun channel was launched in the Roku channel store today, and it carries lots of Christmas music and other holiday-themed content in addition to the yule log. Get more information and read the full RokuGuide review here.

Posted: December 6, 2011

NBC News and Roku NewscasterI thought that the new NBC News channel on Roku was a good sign from an old-school media outlet. I thought that NBC's release of a Roku channel signaled that the news network was going to embrace alternatives to cable and satellite. Unfortunately, NBC's one step forward was paired with the proverbial two steps back, as we found out today that all NBC, MSNBC, and CNBC content has been pulled from the Roku Newscaster channel.

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