Whether you’ve cut the cord to pay TV, plan to cut the cord or just want to watch Netflix and Amazon Prime in addition to cable or satellite TV, you’ll love having a Roku streaming media player. The Roku 2 is a best bet for most people, especially if you have an older, non-HD television, since the Roku Streaming Stick and Roku 3 each require an HD hookup.
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Here are some articles to help you get the most from your Roku and find the best free Roku channels to watch.
How to set up a Roku streaming device on any TV, even an older model will get you started if you still need help setting up your Roku. Roku devices are quite easy to set up, but you may run into a few challenges, particularly if you own an older television set.
Six tips to get the most from your Roku player or Roku TV, from the Roku Blog, will guide you through navigating Roku’s myriad channels, tell you how to cast from YouTube and add the Roku Media Player, take Roku with you on the road, send your photos to the big screen and use the Roku remote’s headphone jack for private listening.
This review of the Roku Streaming Stick describes how easy it is to set up and use this nifty little addition to the Roku line.
How to watch live sports after cutting the cord on cable or satellite TV provides pointers on where to watch sporting events when you don’t have a pay TV subscription.
Best free Roku channels for watching movies without a subscription will spell out some options for finding free Roku channels for streaming movies as well as some pay per view movies, all of which you can access without subscribing to a service like Netflix or Amazon Prime (try Amazon Prime free for 30 days here).
Best free Roku channels for kids and families gives you tips on finding free streaming TV channels on Roku which are appropriate for younger viewers and families.
Best free Roku channels you might not have watched yet probes the depths of free TV streaming on Roku to find some of the hidden gems – Roku channels you may not have discovered.
Best Roku channels for watching favorite TV shows without a subscription looks at free TV streaming and pay-per-view Roku channels which you don’t need a pay subscription to watch.
This review of TabloTV provides detailed information on what this device can do for you and how to set it up using a Roku to receive totally free TV streaming. Tablo lets you watch and record free over-the-air programming from your local stations, viewing them on any Roku device throughout your home.
You don’t need separate antennas for all of your TVs; you just need one HD antenna to hook up to the Tablo, along with an external USB hard drive to store programming. Tablo has also dropped significantly in price – you can get the two-tuner version now on Amazon for only $149.99!
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