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by kc8pql
Thu Nov 19, 2015 3:10 pm
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Date and weather glitch?
Replies: 41
Views: 3774

Re: Date and weather glitch?

Which screensaver? Sounds like it has a problem with it's data source. You may want to contact it's developer.
by kc8pql
Thu Nov 19, 2015 10:44 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Metered/Capped Internet Access - who has it?
Replies: 27
Views: 3277

Re: Metered/Capped Internet Access - who has it?

For the last year, TWC internet only, no cap.
Before I moved, Windstream DSL, also no cap.
by kc8pql
Tue Nov 17, 2015 9:18 pm
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Roku 4 Hulu Show Descriptions and Star Ratings Gone
Replies: 5
Views: 1129

Re: Roku 4 Hulu Show Descriptions and Star Ratings Gone

iliketurtles wrote:
I called hulu support, was told "we don't care".

The channel owners develop the apps and control the features they want to offer.
If Hulu doesn't want it, you're out of luck. Roku is just the hardware and platform software.
by kc8pql
Tue Nov 17, 2015 1:52 pm
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Pluto.TV Coming to Roku
Replies: 61
Views: 14763

Re: Pluto.TV Coming to Roku

All Roku's running 6.2 will be updated to 7.0.
by kc8pql
Mon Nov 16, 2015 9:50 pm
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Looks like 7.0 firmware is rolling out
Replies: 317
Views: 62024

Re: Looks like 7.0 firmware is rolling out

jontalk wrote:
I do realize it's possible its PBS rather than the update

Remove the channel, reboot your box, reinstall the channel.
by kc8pql
Mon Nov 16, 2015 9:37 pm
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Roku One lost all support?
Replies: 6
Views: 1067

Re: Roku One lost all support?

OK, I have owned the original version one for a few years, and I realize time marches on. But it also seems Roku should not ask us to totally repurchase again. Has support changed for the little original or is it time to park it in the drawer as a collector item? The original Roku DVP N-1000 was in...
by kc8pql
Mon Nov 16, 2015 10:05 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Remote Freezing, Unresponsive
Replies: 24
Views: 6325

Re: Remote Freezing, Unresponsive

nomad07 wrote:
I have to think there is some difference (improvement) in the hardware.

Doubtful. More likely just a defective batch.
by kc8pql
Sun Nov 15, 2015 4:37 pm
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Roku 2 XS with no remote
Replies: 4
Views: 1251

Re: Roku 2 XS with no remote

If the Roku is attached to a wired ethernet connection and the previous wireless connection cannot be found, will it fail over to the wired connection? It should, yes. If not, can a Roku 2 XS be factory reset and configured without a remote? No, he'll need an IR remote (any of them, Roku or cheap u...
by kc8pql
Sat Nov 14, 2015 9:57 pm
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: LG Roku TV... Wow!
Replies: 8
Views: 1615

Re: LG Roku TV... Wow!

^That's up to the various OEMs and/or brands. Roku's just selling them a turnkey smart TV package.
by kc8pql
Sat Nov 14, 2015 9:22 pm
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: LG Roku TV... Wow!
Replies: 8
Views: 1615

Re: LG Roku TV... Wow!

All RokuTVs have more or less the same UI and remote, no matter what brand they are.
https://www.roku.com/roku-tv
by kc8pql
Sat Nov 14, 2015 2:31 pm
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: PBS connection issues
Replies: 41
Views: 10456

Re: PBS connection issues

^ Remove the channel, reboot your box (important) and reinstall the channel.
This is always the first thing to try when just a single channel stops working properly.
by kc8pql
Sat Nov 14, 2015 2:20 pm
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Roku TV upgrades?
Replies: 5
Views: 766

Re: Roku TV upgrades?

Roku sells the manufacturer a turnkey smart TV solution. Regular software updates are part of the appeal.