home : hot deals & information involving: Roku Saturday, April 5, 2014
- Refurbished Roku 2 XS Streaming Media Player $49
Refurbished (not new) Roku 2 XS 1080p Streaming Media Player for $59, and code EMCPGHE322 applies $10 off.
A new Roku 2 XS usually goes for around $67, and a Roku 3 for around $95.
The Roku 2 XS and Roku 3 are nearly identical.
As explained in this article,
the only read advantage of the Roku 3 is a faster processor and headphone jack on the remote.
In our opinion, the Roku 2 XS and Roku 3 are the best streaming media boxes available.
However if you use iTunes a lot, you may prefer an Apple TV which has similar features and better integration with iTunes and AirPlay.
Roku offers a free app which allows you to control your Roku from your Apple and Android mobile devices.
This means the handheld remote is not necessary.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
- Roku HDMI Streaming Media Stick for $49
Plug it in to a TV's HDMI port, and you can stream audio & video through Roku channels, like MLB.TV, NHL GameCenter, Pandora, Spotify, TuneIn, and Slacker.
To see how this brand new Roku device compares to the Google Chromecast and the Roku 3, check out this PCMag Article.
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
- Refurbished Roku 3 Streaming Media Player $72
Refurbished (not new) Roku 3 HD Streaming Media Player for $72 when added to the cart along with coupon EMCYTZT5675 .
Includes a 90-day warranty.
It includes a game remote and headphones that plug into the remote.
A new Roku 3 usually sells for around $100.
If you are interested in this and other streaming media players, here is an article by The Wire Cutter that is worth reading.
It reviews the features and compares Apple TV and WD Live Streaming Media Player.
In a nutshell, the Roku 3 (and the similar Roku 2 XS) are probably the best streaming media players for playing videos over the Internet for playing many TV shows and movies, as well as Internet-only content like Youtube.
AppleTV integrates very well with the latest iPhone and iPad operating system using "AirPlay," so iTunes users may want to look at one of those.