Roku Streaming Stick a Stone's Throw Away, Launches in October for $100

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devin3627

a stick with limited options. i'd prefer a box.

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satrain18

Aside from requiring a newer TV with a MHL port, this stick (and any other Roku device, for that matter) will never stream from a NAS. So in my book, i'll pass up on it.

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ImmaBetYou5

Also note;

Won't that Roku UBS stick over heats if i keep watching too many videos or have TuneInRadio turn on all day :/ cause i know they Roku 2 does warm up a bit while watching Netflix!

Anyway, it's all bad idea i think.

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ImmaBetYou5

When will "YouTube" be back on the Roku Box!!!

I know i can view it on my computer, mobile devices, tablets but why not Roku? since YouTube is Free to view and all those products like a computer or tablet are not own by Google it self, like what they did to IOS 6 as they remove the Official YouTube by apple though i can still watch it from any browser or another app!

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Shalbatana

1) too bad it won't work with my current tv.

2) When the heck are they going to put the youtube channel back in the lineup. I know there's workarounds, but to not have direct access is a blatant and tragic omission.

I think this thing is a great move by the company. I can easily see a day when TV's will not have "features" built in, but have them on a stick like this, that one can swap out for one with the latest features. (I'm sure Roku can too).

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AlBSure

will be purchasing a few of these to go with my current setup. Plex Media Server a plus and streams lovely. no wires i likey

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