Roku 4 – A Dream But Not Reality

Nov 18, 2015 by

The specs on the new Roku 4 made me hope it would be a suitable replacement for my HTPC. But was it reality?

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Entertainment 2.0 #323: Subtle Subtitle

Apr 9, 2015 by

This week we learn that Windows 10 will have native support for some subtitle formats. All six Star Wars movies are being released digitally. The Xbox One April release is detailed, and the Roku devices are getting software and hardware updates.

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First Look: Roku Streaming Stick

Apr 19, 2014 by

At $50, the new Roku Streaming Stick is hard to resist, but it comes with a fair share of usability annoyances.

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Roku To Power New Smart TVs

Jan 9, 2014 by

Roku has unveiled TVs from Hisense and TCL with the Roku experience baked in as the devices' smart TV interface.

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Time Warner Cable Introduces Live TV App for Roku

Mar 19, 2013 by

Time Warner Cable has announced the availability of its TWC TV app for the Roku 3 and other Roku devices, offering TWC cable customers live streaming content to any TV in the house.

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Roku Releases New Box with Improved UI and Remote

Mar 6, 2013 by

Roku rolls out a new set-top box boasting a much-improved UI and some slick remote control technology.

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Entertainment 2.0 #188 : A Diet of Fiber

Aug 2, 2012 by

Our doctors continue to tell us that we need more fiber in our diet, but perhaps Richard didn't completely understand what they meant. Regardless, he added plenty to his, and the residents of Kansas City are about to add a whole lot more to theirs too! Josh did everything he could to keep the show regular, but Richard continued to do crazy things, like purchasing an Android tablet! Enough with the fiber jokes! There were other things to discuss too, like Google delaying the Nexus Q, Apple TV finally adding another streaming video source, and what's all this hub-bub about Olympics coverage? Do people in the UK have it better than the rest of us?

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Will 2012 Finally be the Year of the Smart Family Room?

Feb 21, 2012 by

The big consumer electronics and tech companies have been trying to deliver video to your living room and family room for over a decade now. Is 2012 the year that one (or more) of them will get it right?

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Simple.TV – The Expensively Cheap DVR

Jan 11, 2012 by

One of the higher profile products to be announced at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show has been the Simple.TV. It’s a device that works as a DVR for people who don’t want to pay for cable. For $150 you’ll get a device that will allow you to watch and record free...

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Roku on a Stick

Jan 4, 2012 by

Roku today announced the Roku Streaming Stick, an alternative solution for enabling Smart features in a TV without depending on apps that are embedded in the TV firmware itself.

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Holiday Gift Guide for Geeks

Dec 7, 2011 by

The holidays are quickly approaching, and if you're anything like the writers at the DMZ, you probably have barely started your holiday gift buying, if at all. Never fear though! We're here to give you lots of ideas, at least for the geeks on your list.

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Get Your Netflix Your Way

May 30, 2009 by

Just a quick out today for everyone since we’re headed to the zoo!  I wanted to take time however to point our readers to a CNet article recently published that I think might be helpful to anyone who enjoys getting streaming content to their TV. For Media Center users there’s vmcPlayIt,...

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