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by bozzy
Thu Sep 26, 2013 11:29 pm
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Netflix Super HD now available to *all* Netflix users...
Replies: 20
Views: 6982

Re: Netflix Super HD now available to *all* Netflix users...

Awesome. I'm sure that Netflix users with bandwidth caps will appreciate the 50% increase in bandwidth consumption for HD titles :mrgreen:. The only way that I've found to block it is to set the output of the device I'm streaming Netflix with to 720p (which keeps me from getting the non-Super 1080p...
by bozzy
Fri Sep 20, 2013 9:26 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: New entry level Roku coming?
Replies: 42
Views: 11799

Re: New entry level Roku coming?

There's more than an entry level Roku coming ( https://apps.fcc.gov/oetcf/eas/reports/ViewExhibitReport.cfm?mode=Exhibits&RequestTimeout=500&calledFromFrame=N&application_id=610525&fcc_id=TC2-R1006 ). This one has 5Ghz as well. Looks like a complete refresh may be coming for the holi...
by bozzy
Tue Aug 20, 2013 9:10 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Fox Sports 1
Replies: 27
Views: 80328

Re: Fox Sports 1

Roku doesn't negotiate distribution rights. They provide a platform. That's why I said logic, because the application of logic answers the question. Fox decides how they want to distribute their content. You don't need to know anything more than that. Actually for apps like WatchESPN and Youtube, i...
by bozzy
Tue Aug 13, 2013 9:20 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Netflix Chanel Upgrade Add slide show
Replies: 3
Views: 2070

Re: Netflix Chanel Upgrade Add slide show

I find the Apple TV Netflix app to have the worst UI of any device Netflix is on. Navigation is absolutely terrible. The "slide show" performs zero functionality. It is just there because Netflix is stuck using text navigation. But you can't actually use the slide show.
by bozzy
Tue Aug 13, 2013 9:18 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: How Roku can build a Chromecast killer
Replies: 54
Views: 28393

Re: How Roku can build a Chromecast killer

Roku could be even more killer if it added a Chromecast server. I doubt it would ever happen but it would be pretty awesome to get the best of both worlds. Having apps on the Roku is great. But there is something to be said for anyone in your house being able to throw a Youtube or Netflix video on t...
by bozzy
Sat Jul 06, 2013 6:10 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: NFL streaming
Replies: 58
Views: 94640

Re: NFL streaming

I think he said Directv wants the Sunday Ticket, just not exclusive rights to it. That article was just Directv sending a message to the NFL not to raise the price too high. They want exclusive rights and will pay a lot for it. The NFL wants it to stay exclusive as well. If everyone could get ST it...
by bozzy
Mon May 20, 2013 11:58 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Can Youtube Not Be on Roku Now?
Replies: 55
Views: 16235

Re: Can Youtube Not Be on Roku Now?

It requires a license agreement with Roku. So it is not as simple as Google having to develop the app. Other than a few platforms, Youtube pretty much doesn't develop an app for a platform these days unless the platform supports HTML5. So if the hardware supports it, developing an app is very simpl...
by bozzy
Mon May 20, 2013 10:40 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Just got 5.0, now Netflix has SuperHD?
Replies: 12
Views: 5430

Re: Just got 5.0, now Netflix has SuperHD?

Netflix shows the Super HD tag whether your provider supports it or not. It just means the video supports Super HD. My guess is they do this to try to raise awareness but it does confuse people into thinking they are getting the higher quality encodes when many aren't.
by bozzy
Mon May 20, 2013 10:38 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Can Youtube Not Be on Roku Now?
Replies: 55
Views: 16235

Re: Can Youtube Not Be on Roku Now?

It is strictly up to Google/YouTube. If they want a channel on Roku they can write it and I am sure Roku will welcome it with open arms and open Channel Store. It requires a license agreement with Roku. So it is not as simple as Google having to develop the app. Other than a few platforms, Youtube ...
by bozzy
Thu Mar 21, 2013 3:24 pm
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: The Roku Netflix UI is ugly.
Replies: 56
Views: 20241

Re: The Roku Netflix UI is ugly.

reddice wrote:
At least with YouTube support coming soon which most likely use HTML5 there is hope for the Netflix UI.


I have not heard anybody say that Youtube is coming soon.
by bozzy
Sun Mar 17, 2013 10:27 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Anyone know the release date for the Roku 3?
Replies: 9
Views: 4293

Re: Anyone know the release date for the Roku 3?

What? The Roku 3 has been released. I assume you went to roku.com?
by bozzy
Fri Feb 15, 2013 11:04 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Does roku test all channels that go into the channel store?
Replies: 17
Views: 8099

Re: Does roku test all channels that go into the channel sto

This is a genuine question as two float left interactive channels are still listed in the store in despite of them clearly not working correctly, there are ov guide and popcorn flix. Those channels have been working here. I haven't tried them today, but within the last couple days they were working...
by bozzy
Thu Feb 14, 2013 10:56 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Netflix launches all 13 episodes of 'House of Cards'
Replies: 22
Views: 6448

Re: Netflix launches all 13 episodes of 'House of Cards'

watched the whole thing as well. Fantastic series There was one particular plot detail that I found a bit over the top (can't really describe it without spoilers), but overall the show walks the line between reality and entertainment quite well. You mean the infamous episode 11? :) Other than that,...
by bozzy
Mon Feb 11, 2013 11:18 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: HuffPost Live & GCL not really live
Replies: 5
Views: 1694

Re: HuffPost Live & GCL not really live

This is how all live feeds all over the internet behave. The encoding and stream buffering will always cause a delay.
by bozzy
Mon Feb 11, 2013 10:58 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: New Model Roku 4200x hits the FCC
Replies: 68
Views: 26006

Re: New Model Roku 4200x hits the FCC

Meh to 5ghz, it ain't needed, except for marketing IMO. Maybe for you. My 2.4GHz range is noisy, what with the kids and their devices, etc. I have a dual-band router with 5GHz capabilities which I used just for multimedia (HTPC) and the difference between the two is substantial in my scenario. It i...