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Old 11-02-21, 10:26 PM
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Roku will effectively ban porn channels on March 1st, 2022

https://www.engadget.com/roku-porn-ban-201136254.html

Roku will effectively ban channels from Pornhub and other porn services on March 1st, 2022. The company is dropping support for "non-certified" private channels on that day in favor of beta channels that are limited to 20 users. That's potentially better for testers, but a headache for adult content providers who used those channels to get around Roku's restrictions on regular channels.
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Old 11-03-21, 01:26 PM
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That's bullshit- private channels are Roku's main advantage. There's been plenty of stuff besides porn on them- if they lose those, I'll have less reason to prefer their devices over the competition.
Old 11-03-21, 01:28 PM
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Is it really a necessity on Roku?

all that can easily be found on the www.

Old 11-03-21, 01:49 PM
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Oh I thought this thread bump was about Roku feuding with Google (Youtube) and Amazon...
Old 11-03-21, 01:57 PM
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Uh oh...are they looking for investors and having a hard time due to pr0n channels like onlyfans?
Old 11-03-21, 03:31 PM
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Originally Posted by Alan Smithee
That's bullshit- private channels are Roku's main advantage. There's been plenty of stuff besides porn on them- if they lose those, I'll have less reason to prefer their devices over the competition.
AndroidTV devices are worth it for SmartTubeNext and S0undTV alone. I couldn't live without those now. I miss the days when Roku had XTV, but after that bit the dust, I never found a private channel that interested me for more than a couple minutes.
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Well, good thing I impulse-bought a new Chromecast on my birthday- I now have that and Apple TV in addition to Roku, so if Roku decides it wants to suck it just won't get used much anymore.
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Roku signed a deal months ago to show some Lionsgate and Saban films movies on their ad supported channel.

Here are some of the masterpieces you can watch for free




No this is not Sicario 3


and the newest one. A Died Hard rip-off with Mena Suvari and Jeff Fahey

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If you like Bill Burr and dark comedy, he has a show called Immoral Compass on here. I guess this was a Quibi show. It is pretty good. Basically short skits with some notable faces. Some are misses but there are a lot of good ones.
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Thereís a new Row8 $6 offer on the sidebar.
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Too bad they don’t do MA.
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Roku and Google have reached a deal to keep YouTube and YouTube TV on Roku. https://www.cordcuttersnews.com/roku...u/?source=home
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I'm not sure exactly what this means. But I'll guess we'll know in January if there's an impact. I think it has to do with the voice controlled remote.

International Trade Commission Bans Import and Sale of Roku Products

https://www.businesswire.com/news/ho...1215005550/en/
Old 12-18-21, 07:39 AM
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Probably because Roku is going to ban porn channels.
Old 12-21-21, 09:53 AM
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Boy, that really messed up a lot of people’s plans on here. There’s always a laptop or desktop.

For those interested in picking up a Roku Premiere, Best Buy has it for $17.99 as part of their DOTD. So pick one up before they’re illegal I guess.

https://www.bestbuy.com/site/roku-pr...?skuId=6293217
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I've gotten like 3 Roku $6 coupons for Row8 over the last week or so. Used them for a few rentals.

Most recently I rented the 2 1/2 hour documentary Eastwood a Cinematic Legacy.

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I was watching YouTube Tv on my Roku last night and I received an error message that the Roku is overheating. Anyone get this error before? I've had this Roku for about five months and never had that error before. I unplugged it and I plan on keeping it unplugged when I'm not using it for the time being. I ordered a free HDMI extender from Roku last night. Maybe moving it away from the HDMI Port will help it stay cooler? It's not enclosed in a cabinet and the TV is more than eight inches away from the wall.
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Yes I've had an overheating warning. But I had my Roku near an HDMI switch and that device gets very hot. I moved the Roku by itself and it hasn't had anymore warnings.
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Originally Posted by lwhy?
I was watching YouTube Tv on my Roku last night and I received an error message that the Roku is overheating. Anyone get this error before? I've had this Roku for about five months and never had that error before. I unplugged it and I plan on keeping it unplugged when I'm not using it for the time being. I ordered a free HDMI extender from Roku last night. Maybe moving it away from the HDMI Port will help it stay cooler? It's not enclosed in a cabinet and the TV is more than eight inches away from the wall.
Yes. My streaming stick does that frequently. So annoyed with it I am ditching it for another ultra. It is the design because it has to be so close to the TV.

I have had my Ultra do that once too. It was when I was watching 4k NFL game.
Old 01-08-22, 11:56 AM
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I recently purchased a Roku streaming stick. I greatly prefer it to the Fire Stick I was using. Is it worth upgrading to a Roku with ethernet? I've never had WiFi connection problems, Just wondering what the real advantages are to the higher priced models.
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They run a little faster, apps load a little faster, but if you aren't having issues with that or connectivity then there isn't really a reason to upgrade.
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Originally Posted by E Unit
Too bad they donít do MA.
Mouth to ass?
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Yep. That’s it.
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Roku is having a major outage. My device locked up so I thought something was wrong. Did factory reset and now I can't get it registered. They tweeted out they are having an issue. Fuckers. One of my other Roku devices work.

At least I don't have a TCL with Roku built in. The TV is unusable. You can't even use the HDMI inputs. Oooooof

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