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Posted: January 8, 2012

50 Speeches You Must See By Roku standards, the "50 Speeches" channel is ancient, having been launched back in September of 2010. I never paid much attention to it until today, but when I launched it I found that it offers a terrific collection of historical speeches, most of which I have never seen or heard in their entirety.

Posted: January 6, 2012

CHOW Food Network fans will find several good channels in the food category on Roku. One of your first stops should be Chow, which offers close to a dozen series, with individual videos ranging in length from less than a minute to 15 minutes or more. Most are around two to five minutes, though, so don't expect half- to full-hour episodes like you get on the Food Network.

Posted: January 6, 2012

Showtime Preview Showtime has decided to take a different approach to Roku than did HBO with their HBO Go channel. HBO provides on-demand access to their large library of movies and series, but only to those Roku users who subscribe to HBO through a cable or satellite provider.

Posted: December 31, 2011

New Roku Channels - December 31, 2011Two new channels were launched in the Roku Channel Store, bringing children's music and Romanian television to the Roku. Click on the links below for more details on each channel.

Posted: December 30, 2011

Roku Channel Store CategoriesGood news for basketball fans - the NBA's Game Time Lite channel has launched on the Roku for the shortened 2011-2012 season, and it's free. Live games will require a subscription after January 8, but you still have free access to scores (updated in real time during games), team and player stats, team standings, and video recaps of the games.

Posted: December 27, 2011

Roku Channel Store CategoriesAre you tired of wading through more than 400 channels on RokuGuide's channel listings? Browsing for channels is now easier as you can browse by category! All public Roku channels are now listed according to Channel Store category under the Public Channels menu option.

Posted: December 24, 2011

Essential Roku ChannelsIf you just hooked up your new Roku digital video player, you've probably already watched a few videos from the channels that were preloaded on your device. After that, you may have gone into the Channel Store looking for more channels. And now you may be feeling overwhelmed when faced with over 400 channels of content. If you're wondering where to start, don't worry, RokuGuide is here to help.

Posted: December 24, 2011

iTunes Podcasts Private Roku ChannelDid you know that you can watch and listen to iTunes podcasts on your Roku? You don't need an iTunes account, and many of the video podcasts are in HD, so they look beautiful on your TV screen. And the channel is free!