Items tagged with roku streaming stick

Earlier this month, Netflix flipped the switch and disabled support for its streaming service on some older hardware, including select 2010 and 2011 model Samsung TVs, Vizio TVs sold around 2012 to 2014, and a handful of Roku devices up to around 8-10 years old. Rather than buying a new TV, though, the path of least resistance (to your wallet or purse) is to upgrade your Roku stick or set-top box. To help with that, we have tracked down some deals. The reason Netflix gave certain devices and streaming platforms the boot is because they use Windows Media DRM, whereas the streaming service made the switch to Microsoft's PlayReady DRM in 2010. Now nearly a decade later, Netflix decided it was finally... Read more...
When it comes to the media streaming category, Roku’s family of streamers usually top the sales charts. One of Roku’s most popular products has been been the Steaming Stick, which is priced at a reasonable $50 compared to $130 for the top-of-the-line Roku 4. After four years on the market (and two years since its last update), the Streaming Stick has finally been redesigned, and it appears to be well worth the wait. The new Roku Streaming Stick retains the $50 price point of its predecessor, but brings upgraded internals which seriously up the game in performance. A new quad-core processor powers the Streaming Stick, and Roku says that it is not only eight times more powerful than the processor... Read more...