Your Independent TV Streamer Guide


Published on: September 19, 2011

Inmoo Independent Entertainment TheaterThis has been a summer of discontent for Netflix users, with Netflix itself predicting that it may lose up to 1 million customers. Many Roku users bought their Roku DVP primarily to stream movies from Netflix. If you're one of those and you're giving Netflix the boot, don't toss your Roku out to the curb with Netflix. There are many other options for getting your streaming film fix on the Roku.

Published on: September 15, 2011

I'm frequently asked about the availability of local newscasts on the Roku. Cord cutters are concerned that they'll lose access to local news without an OTA antenna and DVR, while others would like to keep up with news in other cities.

Published on: September 9, 2011

FlixsterThe Flixster Roku channel offers HD movie trailers, along with ratings from Rotten Tomatoes, on new and upcoming theater releases and current DVDs. Read the full Flixster channel review to find out how to access tons of "hidden" videos from Flixster channel that you may not know are available.

Published on: August 27, 2011

RokuGuide Review: ABC News offers one of the weakest newscast lineups on Roku Newscaster. Only three shows are offered, and all are audio only. But don't blame Roku or the Roku Newscaster channel, as ABC News does not offer any of their shows in a Roku-compatible format.

Published on: August 26, 2011

New Roku Channels - August 26, 2011Six new channels were added to the Roku Channel Store this week: anime cartoons, streaming classical music, a simple letter game, a food and cooking channel, a Christian church, and Italian television. Click on the links below for more details on each channel.

Published on: August 20, 2011

Amazon Instant VideoAmazon announced on Thursday that its Amazon Instant Video service now offers more than 100,000 movie and TV titles, with over 9,000 of those videos available to Amazon Prime customers at no extra cost. Newly-added titles include The Tudors, the entire Star Trek franchise, Cheers, Frasier, Numb3rs, and Medium.

Published on: August 19, 2011

New Roku Channels - August 19, 2011Three new channels were added to the Roku Channel Store: a screensaver, a channel for gaming enthusiasts, and Glenn Beck. Click on the links below for more details on each channel.

Published on: August 17, 2011

New Roku Channels - August 16, 2011Seven new games were added to the Roku Channel Store as Roku and Accedo announced their availability. The games are currently available only on the Roku 2, although they may be supported on the Roku 1 after an upcoming firmware update.