Are You Using Roku?

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  1. Bob Kirk

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    Don't use ROKU.
    Have no commercials interrupting programs streamed by Amazon Prime, Netflix, Kodi, Envida, HULU. But do have an antenna for watching local TV stations that have commercials.

    Particularly like Netflix for the huge Amount of Spanish programs & movies.
     
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  2. Tim Burr

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    We bought a Roku TV at Costco for the back bedroom.
    Got a good deal on a 55" one.

    Haven't used the Roku part yet, but their app lets me use it
    as a back-up remote on my iphone.

    It has a lot of features I really haven't messed with yet.

    For movies, we use Netflix and Hulu and have Xfinity for everthing else.
     
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    If you don't have a television already set up for the Internet, a Roku is a pretty good deal. Right now, I have a television that accesses everything the Roku has to offer so I don't need the Roku box.
     
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    Roku is a physical device. You can stream Netflix, Amazon Prime video, or anything else via a Roku.
     
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    Thank you for clarifying what Roku is. Even though we have an Amazon fire box, A computer & an Envidia box hooked to our TV thru HDMI ports those really are useless. My wife wanted one of those new 86" LG smart TV's model LG Electronics 86uh5c-b86" lcd tv. . It comes with Netflix & Amazon already programmed for access. There are a lot of apps available like Hulu so all she has to do is point & click with the magic controller to watch what she wants to watch. The other TV in the kitchen has the antenna so I can catch the weather & news while eating breakfast.

    Just tested my internet speed

    Using the Ookla speed test

    PING ms
    7
    DOWNLOAD Mbps
    348.98
    UPLOAD Mbps
    31.87
     
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    Last edited: Mar 12, 2019

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