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by Rich_T
Fri Nov 02, 2018 4:25 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Roku account hacked?
Replies: 7
Views: 558

Roku account hacked?

Every time I come on here, is full of Chinese gibberish.
has Roku been hacked?
Do I need to change my username/password etc?
by Rich_T
Sun Feb 25, 2018 3:23 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: £15 Now TV stick supports voice search on remote, yet the £80 Roku Stick plus doesnt
Replies: 8
Views: 652

Re: £15 Now TV stick supports voice search on remote, yet the £80 Roku Stick plus doesnt

Without opening it up, its impossible to know whats under the hole, however the search button ( above the play/pause) has a microphone symbol on the now tv stick and US stick+, but a magnifying glass on the UK Stick+
by Rich_T
Tue Jan 02, 2018 3:34 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Roku, STILL no keyboard/remote combo? Is this a patent encumbrance problem?
Replies: 19
Views: 6652

Re: Roku, STILL no keyboard/remote combo? Is this a patent encumbrance problem?

Like you said, phone/tablet keyboard is available.  Why on earth would we need another piece of hardware taking up space, or a convoluted remote with 40 plus buttons waiting to crap out?

 although the app keyboard only works on certain things and not others, and is very inconsistent
by Rich_T
Tue Jan 02, 2018 3:32 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Roku Streaming Stick+ Voice Search & Installation
Replies: 3
Views: 348

Roku Streaming Stick+ Voice Search & Installation

Just got hold of a Stick+ and there are a few minor issues:  The voice search on the remote appears to be disabled, there's a hole for the mic, but voice search doesnt work wen pushing the magnifying glass button.  Also the stick doesnt fit in one of my TV's as the HDMI inputs on the back are in a r...
by Rich_T
Sun Oct 29, 2017 7:23 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Roku with Built-In OTA
Replies: 15
Views: 2560

Re: Roku with Built-In OTA

The Now TV Smart box  is similar to the Roku 4 ( in shape) and the Australian Telstra box http://www.nowtv.com/tv-smart-box?DCMP=KNC-Brand&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIrsq05oOW1wIV0mYbCh0iRAHuEAAYASAAEgLPovD_BwE
by Rich_T
Sat Oct 28, 2017 7:30 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: UK Roku Availability and current model query
Replies: 5
Views: 498

Re: UK Roku Availability and current model query

The Roku 3 has only just been discontinued (within the last week or so at the time of posting) in the UK to be replaced with the stick+ at £79.99 and express at £29.99 (inc sales tax/vat) Roku 3 units should be on clearance ive seen them on sale in some shops for £35 but stocks are limited. Ive seen...
by Rich_T
Tue Oct 17, 2017 1:27 pm
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Question about the new Roku players
Replies: 4
Views: 521

Re: Question about the new Roku players

Roku has no plans to release the Ultra in the UK, this form roku UK facebook Kieran Mccabe:  When is the roku ultra going to be available in the UK Roku UK Roku UK Hi Kieran, there are no plans to release the Roku Ultra in the UK at this moment, but the new Roku Streaming Stick+ is an excellent choi...
by Rich_T
Tue Oct 17, 2017 11:59 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Question about the new Roku players
Replies: 4
Views: 521

Question about the new Roku players

So which one of the two new Roku devices support playback from USB and Ethernet?
 the comparison page isnt that clear
https://image.roku.com/ww/docs/compare- ... -en-gb.pdf
by Rich_T
Wed Oct 11, 2017 2:02 pm
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Two new Roku devices anounced for the UK, Streaming Stick+ £79.99 (US$106) Express £29.99 (US$40)
Replies: 1
Views: 441

Two new Roku devices anounced for the UK, Streaming Stick+ £79.99 (US$106) Express £29.99 (US$40)

Roku have just re freshed their UK line up for the first time in years, replacing the Roku (purple) stick, Roku 2, and Roku 3 with the following two devices Roku Stick+ priced at £79.99 ( roughly US$106) and Roku Express at £29.99 (roughly US$40) all prices include sales tax which as known as VAT in...
by Rich_T
Wed Oct 11, 2017 1:47 pm
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Is Roku pulling out of the UK?
Replies: 27
Views: 9763

Re: Is Roku pulling out of the UK?

And in a complete surprise, the answer to the question: "Is Roku pulling out of the UK?" has been answered - and the answer is no, two new players have just been announced  will post a new thread
by Rich_T
Sat Oct 07, 2017 10:20 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Is Roku pulling out of the UK?
Replies: 27
Views: 9763

Re: Is Roku pulling out of the UK?

Just been out to the shops and all stores that stock Roku have nothing left, and will not be getting any replacement stock. they also know nothing of the new roku players, as they are not showing on their systems. The big unanswered question, is of Roku services are no longer available, how long unt...
by Rich_T
Fri Oct 06, 2017 2:41 pm
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Roku Offering Its Own Ad-Supported TV/Movie Channel
Replies: 22
Views: 5701

Re: Roku Offering Its Own Ad-Supported TV/Movie Channel

Ive got two latest generation Roku devices, a Roku 3 ( model 4200eu) and a Purple Roku Stick, (model 3500eu)  and no sign of any Roku movie channel in the UK
by Rich_T
Tue Oct 03, 2017 2:33 pm
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Is Roku pulling out of the UK?
Replies: 27
Views: 9763

Re: Is Roku pulling out of the UK?

Want to buy a Roku stick in the UK? the where to buy section on Rokus uk website shows it out of stock/unavailable at all the retailers linked to, and the other roku devies are either unavailable or on clearance.  this means that soon you will no longer be able to buy a Roku Stick (purple), Roku 2 o...
by Rich_T
Mon Oct 02, 2017 9:44 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Is Roku pulling out of the UK?
Replies: 27
Views: 9763

Re: Is Roku pulling out of the UK?

None of the recent Roku players made it to the UK, from the Roku 3 with voice search onwards, grey imports will not worj with the BBC iplayer, and if they do then they may stop working at anytime. If you can still find Roku hardware for sale, it mostly appears to be down as clearance in order to shi...
by Rich_T
Wed Sep 27, 2017 3:43 pm
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: New Amazon Fire TV w/4K HDR plus Atmos w/Alexa Voice Support
Replies: 6
Views: 828

Re: New Amazon Fire TV w/4K HDR plus Atmos w/Alexa Voice Support

If Roku do not release anything new to support 4K streams soon, they will be pretty much dead in the water.  Its a shame realy as the Roku platform has a lot to offer, yet all we get from Roku is a hardware line up that has not changed in years, Roku 3, Roku 2 and the purple stick, no voice search, ...