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Published on: April 1, 2011

MLB.tvParts of the country may still be experiencing winter-like weather, but the boys of summer have returned. You can catch your favorite team on the MLB.tv channel, which offers both live play and lets you catch up on missed games.

Published on: March 26, 2011

What to Watch March 26, 2011The forecast here is for lots of rain this weekend, with some severe thunderstorms thrown in for fun. That means plenty of time to catch up on the latest Roku offerings. Here's what I'll be watching this weekend, along with some ideas for you to check out.

Published on: March 25, 2011

Inmoo Independent Entertainment TheaterInmoo.com is, according to their website, "the largest authorized independent entertainment theater on the Web, providing free access to thousands of independent films from your computer, smartphone, tablet or living room." And by living room, they mean Roku, even though the current number of films falls far short of the "thousands" heralded as being available on the website.

Published on: March 12, 2011

CrackleI was excited when I first visited TV Minisodes on the Crackle channel. Over 50 classic TV series! Sitcoms, dramas, game shows, cartoons - it was as if TVLand had come to the Roku and I was selecting the programs. My excitement turned to disappointment when I discovered that these weren't full episodes. Crackle was giving me only short five-minute clips. Why would I want to watch just a few minutes of an hour-long show?

Published on: March 3, 2011

Fans of Major League Baseball will again be able to watch every regular season game in HD on their Roku players. However, be careful to read the fine print to find out what you're getting. Many Roku owners who signed up for a pricey subscription to MLB.tv have been upset to find that spring training games will not be streamed to the Roku.

Published on: February 22, 2011

Amazon Instant VideoRoku has announced the launch of Amazon Prime Instant Video on Roku.

Published on: 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.

Published on: 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.

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