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by unclebob
Sat Jun 07, 2008 5:59 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: can't connect to netflix
Replies: 13
Views: 39647

Re: can't connect to netflix

I've been using (and enjoying) my player for three days, but this morning the light on the front is blinking, and it isn't working. I went through the "wizard" twice, both wired and wireless, and all steps work until the last one "connecting to Netflix". It says it "can't c...
by unclebob
Thu Jun 05, 2008 6:16 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Roku Guys - Anybody thought of XBLA or PSN as an option?
Replies: 6
Views: 5411

The first day that the Roku Player launched, Netflix had a bullet point on their Roku page mentioning that they are looking into bringing the Watch Instantly service to "game consoles," but that page has since been overhauled and the reference is no longer there. Plugging a competitive pr...
by unclebob
Sat May 31, 2008 1:21 pm
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Update killed my HDMI? [Solved]
Replies: 33
Views: 25159

It's something small and cheap that I picked up more or less for this kind of device hacking. I'll post more later today when I'm at home. The more you talk, the more it sounds like it's no one's fault but yours that the Roku box isn't working with the TV. Like the man said, it was working before t...
by unclebob
Sat May 31, 2008 12:52 pm
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Free software source code
Replies: 92
Views: 84712

A lot of opinions are spinning around about Roku's conduct wrt GPL and FSF's conduct wrt this board. All I know is my box is due to ship sometime next week. I'd hate to see shipment delayed due to an easily avoidable court case. If compliance with the GPL is so flower onerous, why use Free Software?...
by unclebob
Thu May 29, 2008 6:14 am
Forum: Roku Streaming Player General Discussion
Topic: Let's not take it out on the Roku* guys
Replies: 25
Views: 19494

As much as I would LOVE to have my box RIGHT NOW, it's GREAT that there's a backlog! The more successful this launch is, the more motive Netflix will have to propel this thing into the stratosphere by adding top-shelf content! If Roku and Netflix have delivered a winner, us early adopters are winner...