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Codeine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-14-11 02:11 PM
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22. Roku uses your internet connection.
Whether you want cable is up to you and unrelated.
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  -OMG! I'm so impressed with my Roku tv streaming device!! Any recommendations??? patrice  May-14-11 12:41 PM   #0 
  - Hummmm....  daleanime   May-14-11 12:50 PM   #1 
  - Some of mine:  demmiblue   May-14-11 12:50 PM   #2 
  - i have some of those.  ejpoeta   May-14-11 02:07 PM   #19 
  - MLB.tv  itsrobert   May-14-11 12:52 PM   #3 
  - MLB.tv WAS great on the PS3  MadBadger   May-14-11 12:59 PM   #8 
  - Everything is blacked out here.  dkf   May-14-11 01:37 PM   #16 
     - So live somewhere else  customerserviceguy   May-14-11 04:24 PM   #44 
  - AND I haven't even explored the free stuff yet!  patrice   May-14-11 12:54 PM   #4 
  - Here is a great resource for all channels available (including private channels):  demmiblue   May-14-11 12:55 PM   #5 
  - Thanks for this! I let it sit there for a couple of months, so I'm just now getting acquainted with  patrice   May-14-11 12:59 PM   #9 
  - OK, explain this to me  graywarrior   May-14-11 12:56 PM   #6 
  - I don't know yet. I'm going to go without cable tv entirely and try Roku with UHF/VHF  patrice   May-14-11 01:06 PM   #10 
  - why would you need any cable at all?  eShirl   May-14-11 01:32 PM   #13 
  - I think she's asking for the answer to your question  lukasahero   May-15-11 03:37 PM   #59 
  - there are different channels availab.e. some are free.  ejpoeta   May-14-11 02:11 PM   #21 
  - USA and TNT are available here...  SixString   May-14-11 02:20 PM   #27 
  - thanks!!  ejpoeta   May-14-11 02:23 PM   #28 
  - And you are using Roku?  graywarrior   May-14-11 03:43 PM   #38 
     - yes. we have two rokus. we got rid of directv in november.  ejpoeta   May-14-11 04:17 PM   #42 
        - Awesome! My Comcast contract ends in June, so I may just  graywarrior   May-14-11 06:02 PM   #49 
        - So what DO you need coming in to your house?  lukasahero   May-15-11 03:38 PM   #60 
           - you need broadband/dsl. it does everything through the internet.  ejpoeta   May-15-11 06:58 PM   #64 
              - Thanks  lukasahero   May-15-11 07:00 PM   #66 
  - Roku uses your internet connection.  Codeine   May-14-11 02:11 PM   #22 
     - Ah thank you!  lukasahero   May-15-11 03:38 PM   #61 
  - My husband and I are wondering about this new Blackberry playbook. Looks like a basically useless  LiberalLoner   May-14-11 12:57 PM   #7 
  - Isn't a lot of this stuff the same from a new blue ray player?  mucifer   May-14-11 01:14 PM   #11 
  - if you have an internet streaming bluray player, then yes you can get some of the stuff through ther  ejpoeta   May-14-11 02:13 PM   #23 
  - YES here are a few roku channels we watch  eShirl   May-14-11 01:25 PM   #12 
  - I bought a blue ray player a year ago for $200.00  mucifer   May-14-11 01:32 PM   #14 
     - You wouldn't have to pay for it  eShirl   May-14-11 01:39 PM   #17 
        - i think he means buying a roku just to watch justin tv  ejpoeta   May-14-11 02:14 PM   #24 
           - oh  eShirl   May-14-11 02:39 PM   #29 
  - I have directv which i really like  qazplm   May-14-11 01:36 PM   #15 
  - we have a roku too.  ejpoeta   May-14-11 02:06 PM   #18 
  - Thank you for this!  patrice   May-14-11 02:46 PM   #30 
     - so glad when i hear of more people finding their way to internet streaming.  ejpoeta   May-14-11 02:48 PM   #31 
        - Plus, we're building markets for young people to develop!!  patrice   May-14-11 02:51 PM   #34 
           - Well dont get too excited  Egnever   May-15-11 07:19 PM   #67 
  - Go to DU's streaming/Netflix forum.  Codeine   May-14-11 02:10 PM   #20 
  - Al Jazeera English service live feed under NewsCaster. Also look up Justin tv  kenny blankenship   May-14-11 02:14 PM   #25 
  - Great help! Thank you. And yes, it's so small!! Amazing!  patrice   May-14-11 02:50 PM   #32 
  - yep. it'll be on a private channel list. i just search for roku private channels.  ejpoeta   May-14-11 02:50 PM   #33 
  - Link TV  mitchtv   May-14-11 02:20 PM   #26 
  - Good move  richmwill   May-14-11 02:58 PM   #35 
  - I feel stupid but I looked on the roku channel store and can't figure out...  renate   May-14-11 03:01 PM   #36 
  - HBO is a no go for the roku. Some of the other channels are available though.  ejpoeta   May-14-11 04:04 PM   #39 
  - Are you getting paid to post this on DU?  bermudat   May-14-11 03:24 PM   #37 
  - WTF? I haven't read ANY OF THIS.......I'm only posting b/c this OP has stayed  BillyJack   May-14-11 04:08 PM   #40 
  - That part about telling the cable company to put it where the sun never shines...  Fumesucker   May-14-11 04:16 PM   #41 
     - amen!  ejpoeta   May-14-11 04:18 PM   #43 
     - i had never heard of roku...so this introduced me to it...  Snoutport   May-14-11 06:07 PM   #50 
     - Yes well .....  Egnever   May-15-11 07:30 PM   #68 
        - While at the same time the wholesale price of bandwidth is dropping precipitously.. n/t  Fumesucker   May-15-11 08:08 PM   #71 
  - I actually bought two of them this year  customerserviceguy   May-14-11 04:39 PM   #45 
  - Thanks, u answered my question about 2 boxes.  crazylikafox   May-14-11 05:10 PM   #47 
  - omg! i watched bewitched too. had never seen it before.  ejpoeta   May-14-11 06:26 PM   #53 
     - I switched over to a decent Cisco router  customerserviceguy   May-15-11 03:30 PM   #57 
        - thanks. i will definitely look into a better router. we have a dlink but i don't know  ejpoeta   May-15-11 06:57 PM   #63 
  - Roku question... please  crazylikafox   May-14-11 04:41 PM   #46 
  - I don't know definitely, but that could depend on how many/what kind of outputs your roku has  kenny blankenship   May-14-11 05:26 PM   #48 
  - thx  crazylikafox   May-14-11 06:10 PM   #51 
  - have you thought of checking craigslist? you might find an old one.  ejpoeta   May-14-11 06:22 PM   #52 
  - Yes absolutely  Egnever   May-15-11 07:35 PM   #69 
  - Yes - I have one in my bedroom and one in my living room - both are wifi.  myrna minx   May-16-11 02:48 PM   #75 
  - I use the Netgear branded version of Roku.  savalez   May-15-11 11:51 AM   #54 
  - we got that too but took it back because the roku was cheaper.  ejpoeta   May-15-11 06:59 PM   #65 
  - Does this belongs to liberals/progressives ?  Hutzpa   May-15-11 12:58 PM   #55 
  - As the media markets get monopolized  customerserviceguy   May-15-11 03:32 PM   #58 
     - Unfortunately the ones monopolizing the media  Egnever   May-15-11 07:44 PM   #70 
        - Exactly  Hutzpa   May-16-11 02:33 PM   #73 
  - I'm a soccer enthusiast  Hutzpa   May-15-11 01:08 PM   #56 
  - Roku  Eddie Haskell   May-15-11 04:26 PM   #62 
  - Here is how you defeat propaganda.  RandomThoughts   May-15-11 08:16 PM   #72 
  - Livestation & Newscasters. nt  tsuki   May-16-11 02:36 PM   #74 
  - Does the Roku let you search for and add new Netflix movies without a computer?  Mayberry Machiavelli   May-16-11 03:04 PM   #76 
     - yes  eShirl   May-16-11 03:15 PM   #77 
 

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