Published on: July 30, 2011

New Roku Channels - July 29, 2011Four new channels were added to the Roku Channel Store this week: AOL HD, theSNOWnetwork, Ideas in Action, and EPIX. Click on the links below for more details on each channel.

  • AOL HD - Videos in entertainment, technology, and home categories.
Published on: July 27, 2011

AOL HDRemember AOL? Once the king of internet access providers, they merged with Time-Warner in a bid to leverage traditional media with the web. That didn't work, so they split with Time-Warner several years later.

Published on: 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".

Published on: 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.

Published on: 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.

Published on: 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.

Published on: 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.

Published on: June 4, 2011

Here in the south, we're well into a multi-week heat wave that is keeping a lot of people indoors. Hopefully they're staying cool and keeping entertained with their Roku. Whatever the weather where you're at, if you're in front of the TV this weekend then please read on for my picks and suggestions on what to watch on Roku.