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Roku posts huge second quarter amid stay-at-home orders

Roku posted a monster second quarter amid the coronavirus pandemic as 43 million people watched 14.6 billion hours of television on its platform, a 65% increase over this time last year. 
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Roku Q2 Revenue Soars 42%, Reaches 43 Million Streaming Accounts

Roku, helped again by stay-at-home streaming during the coronavirus pandemic, topped Wall Street earnings estimates for the second quarter of 2020 and saw streaming hours skyrocket a whopping 65% year over year. Roku added 3.2 million incremental active accounts in Q2 to reach 43 million (up 41% year over year), while streaming hours increased by […]
Tags: News, Roku, Peacock, HBO Max


Roku Ultra, our favorite streaming device, is on sale now

Just last week, we named the Roku Ultra our top pick for best streaming device in 2020. The small box is powerful, easy to navigate and has a broad catalog of apps. And it gets better: Amazon and Roku are both discounting the Ultra, dropping the price to $79.99.
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How to Watch HBO Max on Roku or Amazon Fire TV: Streaming Workarounds for Now

HBO Max still isn’t available directly on Roku or Amazon’s Fire TV streaming devices — more than two months after the service’s launch — as the companies remain deadlocked in disputes over business terms. For now, Roku and Fire TV still support the newly renamed HBO app for legacy customers of HBO Now, and both […]
Tags: Amazon, Hbo, News, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, HBO Max, HBO Max on Roku


HBO Max is offing HBO Go, a shot at Roku and Fire TV with you in the crossfire - CNET (cnet)

HBO Go disappears tomorrow, with HBO Max meant to replace it. But HBO Max is in a standoff with Roku and Amazon Fire TV, and you're caught in the middle. [Author: Joan E. Solsman]
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Nvidia's Android TV streaming player is a bit pricey, but it offers more advanced video and gaming capabilities than similar devices from Roku and Amazon

  Nvidia's Shield TV streaming boxes have long offered excellent Android TV performance with access to a large assortment of apps. The latest Shield TV has a cylindrical design, and it's built to be placed behind other components, or in a corner. The powerful device offers advanced 4K, HDR, gaming, and upscaling capabilities, along with integrated Google Assistant support. At $149.99, the Shield TV is a little expensive compared to players from Roku and Amazon, but the device is a great opti...
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Roku's complete audio lineup provides solid performance at an incredible value

Roku's audio product lineup consists of the Roku Smart Soundbar, Roku TV Wireless Speakers and Roku Wireless Subwoofer. Each device can be used on its own when paired with the appropriate Roku TV or streaming device, or you can pair all three together to create a complete surround sound system.
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HBO Max has over 900 more movies and TV shows than HBO does, but Roku and Amazon Fire TV users can't watch them

WarnerMedia's HBO Max launched in May, but is still not available on Roku and Amazon Fire TV, the two largest streaming TV distribution platforms. Subscribers using those platforms only have access to HBO content (currently through the HBO Now or HBO Go apps). How big of a difference is there between the HBO Max and HBO catalogs? The streaming search engine Reelgood provided Business Insider with exclusive data that show that HBO Max has has 754 more movies and 186 more TV shows than HBO. Visi...
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HBO Max has hundreds more movies and TV shows than HBO does, but Roku and Amazon Fire TV users can't watch them

WarnerMedia's HBO Max launched in May, but is still not available on Roku and Amazon Fire TV, the two largest streaming TV distribution platforms. Subscribers using those platforms only have access to HBO content (currently through the HBO Now or HBO Go apps). How big of a difference is there between the HBO Max and HBO catalogs? The streaming search engine Reelgood provided Business Insider with exclusive data that show that HBO Max has has 754 more movies and 186 more TV shows than HBO. Visi...
Tags: Amazon, Hbo, Disney, US, Trends, Netflix, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Max, Hunter, AT T, Rick, Parks Associates, WarnerMedia, Roku and Amazon, HBO Max


HBO Max reached 4.1M subscribers in first month, despite lack of distribution on Roku and Fire TV

HBO Max, the AT&T-owned streaming service that combines HBO with WarnerMedia content, has grown to 4.1 million subscribers, since its launch on May 27. Combined, HBO and HBO Max reached a total of 36.3 million U.S. subscribers by the end of the second quarter, according to statements made by AT&T CEO John Stankey on today’s earnings call. That figure has grown 5% from the 34.6 million subscribers the properties together had at the end of last year. The 4.1 million figure breaks down as around 3 ...
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HBO Max Has More Than Four Million Subscribers One Month After Launch, AT&T Says

In the one month since it launched, HBO Max has signed up more than four million customers, according to AT&T. The numbers pale in comparison to the 10 million that Disney+ hit within its first 24 hours (ratcheting up to 50 million in its first six months) and the 33.6 million customers Apple TV+ attracted within its first quarter. Though HBO Max at least has been able to do outdo Quibi, which reportedly wasn’t even able to crack 1 million paying subscribers after its three month free trial. Ho...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Verizon, Hbo, Movies, Disney, AT&T, Roku, Hbo Now, Peacock, Netflix/Streaming Video, Business and Industry News, John Stankey, WarnerMedia, Stankey, Apple TV Disney


8 tech gifts perfect for college students setting up a home entertainment system in a dorm or apartment

  New and returning college students who are preparing to move into dorms or apartments will soon be in need of home entertainment products to fill their living spaces. Thankfully, there are plenty of compact TVs, soundbars, and media devices that are ideal for smaller rooms.  From a 32-inch smart TV to a space-saving smart speaker, we've put together a handy list of compact home entertainment recommendations for college students heading back to school. Despite a shift toward virtual learning...
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Roku Ultra on sale for only $70 at Amazon right now — save $30

Save $30 on the Roku Ultra and make your 4K TV smarter for only $70 at Amazon right now
Tags: Amazon, Deals, Trends, Home Theater, Roku, Roku deals, Roku Ultra, Amazon 2020


NBC's new streaming service Peacock has its own original shows and movies — here's a breakdown of what's exclusive

  NBCUniversal launched it's new streaming service, Peacock, on July 15 with thousands of hours worth of TV shows, movies, original series, live sports, and news programs. While the basic version of Peacock is available for free, you'll need a Peacock Premium subscription to watch all of the platform's new exclusive shows and movies. Peacock Premium costs $4.99 per month or $49.99 per year. Below, we've included a brief synopsis for every Peacock original series and movie you can watch right n...
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Why is Prime Video not working? How to troubleshoot your Amazon Prime Video app when it won't play properly

If your Prime Video app isn't working, start by making sure your account is active, and then check to make sure you're connected to the internet. Try using Prime Video on another device, and if it works there, reboot the first device. Other things you can try include reinstalling the Prime Video app, and making sure you have enough internet bandwidth. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Like most streaming services, Amazon Prime Video usually runs without issue. ...
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Hit movies like 'Jurassic Park' and 'The Matrix' are set to leave Peacock just 2 weeks after its national launch

Some popular movies like "Jurassic Park" and "The Matrix" are set to leave NBCUniversal's new streaming service, Peacock, two weeks after its Wednesday launch. A Peacock spokesperson told Business Insider that "movies will come and go from the platform regularly" and that film windowing is a "standard industry practice." The spokesperson said that Peacock soft launched for some Comcast customers in April, so some movies began their viewing windows then. Visit Business Insider's homepage for mo...
Tags: Disney, Trends, Netflix, Comcast, Roku, Hobbs, Amazon Fire TV, Shaw, Peacock, Comcast NBCU, WarnerMedia, HBO Max


NBC's new streaming service, Peacock, is now available with free and premium options — here's how to sign up

  Peacock is a new streaming service featuring NBCUniversal TV shows, movies, original series, live sports, and news programs. Peacock debuted with an early trial for Xfinity X1 and Flex customers on April 15, and launched for everyone nationwide on July 15. Peacock's base plan is ad-supported, offering a limited catalog of titles at no cost.  A premium version of Peacock's ad-supported service is available for $4.99 per month, giving subscribers the ability to stream even more content, inclu...
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Xiaomi’s Mi TV Stick will go head-to-head with budget Roku and Fire TV devices

New device features Android TV, Chromecast, and Google Assistant technologies
Tags: Google, Android TV, Trends, Xiaomi, Home Theater, Roku, Media Streaming Devices, Mi TV Stick


Now There’s a Way to Watch Netflix With Your Friends on Roku, Apple TV

The “watch party” craze continues to gain steam during COVID-19 quarantines. The latest entrant in the suddenly bustling category: Caavo, a Silicon Valley startup that sells a universal remote control, has launched Watch With Friends — an app that let you stream Netflix TV shows and movies synchronized with other users on Roku and Apple […]
Tags: News, Apple TV, Netflix, Roku, Silicon Valley, Netflix TV, Roku Apple TV


As Peacock launches nationally, its top exec explains why attracting free users and striking partnership deals will be key to its success (CMCSA)

NBCUniversal's flagship streaming service, Peacock, launched nationally on July 15, with a free tier and two subscription plans. Peacock chairman Matt Strauss said its Spotify-like freemium model is even more relevant amid the global pandemic, as economic uncertainty looms and people spend more time streaming in lockdown.  Strauss said Peacock is working to strike deals to make the paid version of platform available to more people for free, as well. After three months of testing the service am...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Spotify, Jimmy Fallon, US, Trends, Netflix, Comcast, Nbcuniversal, Roku, Hulu, Pluto TV, Strauss, Cox, NBCUniversal Digital Enterprises, Xumo


TheViewPoint Reinforces its Suite of Products with a New SDK for CTV Publishers

NEW YORK CITY, NY, USA – TheViewPoint, a SaaS video ad monetization platform for CTV/OTT publishers and broadcasters, has announced the launch of its SDK for Roku publishers, a dynamic library-based tool for CTV inventory management. TheViewPoint Connected TV/OTT SDK represents a hassle-free inventory management tool that allows publishers to control each ad pod on […] The post TheViewPoint Reinforces its Suite of Products with a New SDK for CTV Publishers appeared first on Ad Tech Daily.
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As Peacock launches nationally, its top exec explains why attracting free users and striking partnership deals to will be key to its success (CMCSA)

NBCUniversal's flagship streaming service, Peacock, launched nationally on July 15, with a free tier and two subscription plans. Peacock chairman Matt Strauss said its Spotify-like freemium model is even more relevant amid the global pandemic, as economic uncertainty looms and people spend more time streaming in lockdown.  Strauss said Peacock is working to strike deals to make the paid version of platform available to more people for free, as well. After three months of testing the service am...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Spotify, Jimmy Fallon, US, Trends, Netflix, Comcast, Nbcuniversal, Roku, Hulu, Donald Trump, Pluto TV, Strauss, Cox, NBCUniversal Digital Enterprises


NBCUniversal's Peacock is the latest streaming service that isn't available on Roku and Amazon Fire TV

NBCUniversal's new streaming service, Peacock, launched on Wednesday, but not on Roku or Amazon platforms. Roku and Amazon account for 70% of the combined market share as of July 2019, according to the market research firm Parks Associates. WarnerMedia's HBO Max still doesn't have a deal with Amazon and Roku more than a month after it launched. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. NBCUniversal's new streaming service, Peacock, debuted on Wednesday, but not on the largest stream...
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Daily Crunch: Behold, The TechCrunch List

TechCrunch launches a major new initiative, Amazon tests a smart shopping cart and ICE backs down from its controversial student visa rule change. Here’s your Daily Crunch for July 14, 2020. The big story: Behold, The TechCrunch List Back in June we published a story with the rather grandiose headline “How we’re rebuilding the VC industry. It was, in effect, announcing The TechCrunch List, which has been a months-long project to bring more transparency to who actually writes first checks for sta...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Startups, US, Tech, United States, Comcast, Venture Capital, Reid Hoffman, Howard Schultz, Roku, Starbucks, Huawei, Blackstone, Greylock


You won’t be able to watch Peacock on Roku or Amazon platforms

Both Peacock and HBO Max aren't available on Roku or Amazon Fire TV
Tags: Amazon, News, Trends, Roku, Amazon Fire, Peacock, Movies & TV, NBC Peacock, HBO Max


Why HBO Max, Peacock Are Deadlocked in Talks With Roku and Amazon

The “streaming wars” are widely understood to be a clash of content titans fighting for a piece of consumers’ entertainment wallet. But behind the scenes, another intense business brawl is happening between streaming services and the industry’s two connected-TV heavyweights: Roku and Amazon. WarnerMedia launched HBO Max in late May, and more than six weeks […]
Tags: Amazon, News, Roku, Peacock, HBO Max, HBO Max Peacock, Amazon WarnerMedia


Peacock is the latest streaming service to skip Roku and Amazon Fire TV

While NBCUniversal is launching its Peacock streaming service tomorrow with support for a variety of platforms (including iOS and Android devices, Apple TV, Chromecast and Xbox One), two big names are missing from the list — the two largest connected TV platforms, Roku and Amazon Fire TV. If this sounds familiar, it’s because WarnerMedia’s HBO Max similarly skipped both platforms. At the time, WarnerMedia simply said, “We look forward to reaching agreements with the few outstanding distributi...
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Peacock Launching With 20,000-Plus Premium Hours — but It Won’t Be on Roku, Amazon Fire TV

NBCUniversal has upped the amount of content to be available in Peacock for the U.S. national launch on Wednesday, July 15, in both its free and paid tiers. But the fledgling streamer will not be on Roku or Amazon Fire TV in its first nationwide flight. Starting Wednesday, Peacock will be available in two main […]
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Meet 23 insiders from companies like Hershey, Disney, and NBCUniversal who are working to fix TV advertising

The TV industry is undergoing massive changes as people flee from traditional TV to streaming platforms and advertisers shift big money from TV to over-the-top services. And now, the coronavirus crisis is expected to accelerate viewers' shift away from traditional TV. Even as viewers flock to streaming services, reaching TV-sized audiences on those platforms is a challenge for marketers. Business Insider identified 23 people from agencies, networks, consortiums, and adtech firms who are at the...
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Top Stories: iOS 14 Public Beta, iPhone 12 Size Comparison, 14-Inch MacBook Pro Rumors

After one round of developer beta testing, Apple unleashed iOS and iPadOS 14 to a wider audience this week, opening it up to members of the public beta program. There are lots of changes and new features to check out, but as with any beta, be careful about installing it on your main devices. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Other major stories this week included our hands-on video with some iPhone 12 dummy units that give a great idea of what the new phones wil...
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