Category: Roku

DIRECTV NOW adds Roku Streaming Stick offer for new cord cutters

DIRECTV NOW, the legal streaming service that’s completely separate than the DIRECTV satellite service, is offering a free Roku Streaming Stick for new customers who prepay for two months of service. The new offer is available for new DIRECTV NOW customers and is available with all/any new DIRECTV NOW packages ordered. However, it cannot be combined with the initial 7-day free trial. The retail value of the Roku Streaming Stick is $49.99, which plugs directly into the HDMI port of your television set. Out of all of the streaming devices available from Apple TV, Chromecast and Amazon Fire, the Roku ... Read more

fuboTV launches new-and-improved Roku app for cord cutters and sports fans

One of the biggest weaknesses of fuboTV has now been upgraded to become one of its greatest strengths. In the past, despite all of the advances that fuboTV has made with its technology, the one version of their app that was stuck in the stone ages was the app for Roku. But since this past weekend, the apps has been upgraded where it’s a must-have app for soccer fans in the United States. Some of the new features of the updated fuboTV app for Roku include: Cross platform Cloud DVR functionality. With the new fuboTV Roku app, you don’t pay ... Read more

DIRECTV NOW launches free 7-day offer

DIRECTV NOW has launched a new offer of 7 days free of its streaming service for new customers. The channels that DIRECTV NOW offers, as of press time, are A&E, ABC, AMC, American Heroes, Animal Planet, Audience, AXS TV, AWE, Baby First, BBC America, BBC World News, BET, Big Ten Network, Bloomberg, Boomerang, Bravo, Cartoon Network, Centric, Chiller, CMT, CNBC, CNBC World, CNN, Comcast Sportsnet, Comedy Channel, Comedy TV, Cooking Channel, CSPAN, CSPAN2, Destination America, Discovery Channel, Discovery Family, Discovery Life, Disney, Disney Junior, Disney XD, DIY Network, E!, El Rey Network, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNEWS, ESPNU, FM, Food Network, FOX, ... Read more

Why I’m loving the Roku Streaming Stick for soccer coverage

This past summer, I finally bought a Roku. Now that I have one, I’m not sure why I waited so long to take the plunge. After all, it’s only $42. Plus, it’s become so ubiquitous in my family, that it’s now the go-to device for most members of my family over the Xbox, Chromecast, Tivo and, most importantly, the cable remote. Specific to soccer coverage, I’m finding myself using the Roku more than my Tivo and cable remote during the past few months for several different reasons. First, I don’t have to worry about which games are on Premier League ... Read more