Tag Archive: Roku

Analyst: Roku increases its already-huge lead

Strategy Analytics says Roku had nearly 30% of all connected TV devices sold in Q1 2019.

What you need to know The analyst says there are more than 41 million Roku devices in use. Roku has a 36-point lead over the next highest piece of hardware — Sony PlayStation. That lead may hit 70 percentage points by the end of the year.

It’s a good time to be Roku. We’ve known it’s been the most popular streaming system  [Read More…]

Amazon Fire TV now has 34 million active users, increasing its lead on Roku

Roku reported 29.1 million users just last week.

Amazon Fire TV now has 34 million monthly active users, up from the 30 million announced in January and widening the gap between it and Roku’s recently reported user numbers. The detail was given by Jen Prenner, Amazon’s Fire TV general manager and global head of Marketing, growth and engagement, during a panel at The Pay TV Show in Denver, Colorado.

Prenner noted that that the platform’s growth has  [Read More…]

Bring home a refurb TCL 4K UHD Smart Roku TV with HDR for as low as $200

Who needs a cable box anymore?

Various models of the TCL 4-Series 4K UHD Smart Roku TV with HDR are now on sale at Amazon in Certified Refurbished condition with prices starting as low as $ 199.99.

The refurbished label might be a bit worrying at first, but it just means that these TVs have been inspected and brought back to Like New condition. They’re even backed by a 90-day warranty in case you experience any issues during that  [Read More…]

Binge watch your favorite shows with this sale on refurb TCL Roku 4K TVs

With access to all the streaming services you know and love.

Woot is offering a couple of models of TCL Roku 4K TVs on sale today with prices starting at just $ 199.99. The refurbished sets are from TCL’s 4-series and are provided with a 90-day Woot warranty. Use your Amazon Prime membership to avoid Woot’s $ 6 shipping fee.

Sweet streams TCL Roku 4K TV

TCL is known for its affordable TV sets that balance features  [Read More…]

TCL’s glorious 65-inch 4K UHD Roku TV reaches one of its best prices ever

The best price for TCL’s latest and best Roku TV model.

The TCL 65R617 4K Roku Smart LED TV is down to $ 819.99 at Walmart. Find it for this price at other retailers, too, like Amazon and Target where you could use your 5% REDcard discount. This TV normally sells for $ 1,000, and today’s deal beats one we shared last month by $ 10.

TCL will probably be updating the series with 2019 models soon  [Read More…]

Roku now works with Amazon Alexa

With what certainly is worthy of a “finally!!!”, you can now use your voice via Amazon Alexa to control any of your Roku devices.

Roku today announced that at long last — finally, even! — that its TVs and Roku Players now are officially Alexa-enabled. That’s been a major miss for Roku in recent years as it’s grown in popularity. Now? All you need is to hook up the Alexa Skill.

So what can you do with your Roku  [Read More…]

TCL’s 55-inch screen has 4K and Roku on sale for $338

4K on a budget.

The TCL 55S421 55-inch 4K HDR Roku TV is down to $ 338 at Walmart. The only other place selling this TV right now is TCL’s site, where it’s going for $ 500. The S421 replaces the S405, which is also more expensive than this deal right now.

The S405 originally released in 2017. TCL upgraded the model with the S421 sometime late last year. While the only major differences are cosmetic at  [Read More…]

Stream your favorite shows with a $400 refurb TCL 55-inch 4K Roku TV

Smart and pretty.

The TCL P605 55-inch 4K Roku TV is available from Woot for $ 399.99 refurbished condition. We’ve seen this deal from Woot once before, but like all things Woot it didn’t last long. Avoid the $ 5 flat shipping fee by using your Amazon Prime membership. The TV is backed by a 90-day warranty from TCL.

The P605 is a 2017 model TV that isn’t sold anywhere at the moment. The P605 specifically was  [Read More…]

Bundle a factory reconditioned Roku Ultra and Streaming Stick+ and save $50

Let it stream!

Today only, Woot is bundling a reconditioned Roku Ultra with a Roku Streaming Stick+ for just $ 99.99, which is about $ 50 less than if you were to buy them on their own. As factory reconditioned units, these will look and perform like new, and Roku still backs them with a 90-day warranty. Woot does charge a flat $ 5 shipping fee, but you can use your Amazon Prime membership to avoid having  [Read More…]

Get Roku built right in and save $100 with TCL’s 49-inch 1080p smart TV

The lowest price ever on a solid TV choice.

TCL’s 49-inch 1080p Roku LED TV is down to $ 199.99 at Amazon. That saves you $ 100 off its price, though it’s likely this deal won’t last for long as it’s a price-match of a one-day sale at Best Buy. With that in mind, you’ll want to place your order soon if you’re interested. en not on sale.

The 49S325 is the 2019 version of this TV  [Read More…]