Month: November 2019

Roku’s 9.2 Update is Now Rolling Out to Select Roku TVs With Faster Channel Loading, Improved Voice Commands, and More

Back in September, Roku announced that Roku OS 9.2 will begin rolling out to Roku Players and Roku TVs in the coming weeks. Now Roku has started that rollout with select Roku TVs getting the 9.2 updates. Not all Roku Players and Roku TVs have received the update but select TCL Roku TVs owners have reported getting …

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The first thing you see on an LG smart TV is now an ad

LG Electronics is now placing native ad units in the launch bar of its smart TVs, specifically pitching entertainment advertisers to buy their way onto the big screen.   The South Korean-based TV maker first tested the units in March, and they are now widely available. Matthew Durgin, LG’s US head of content innovation, said …

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Hub Survey Finds OTT Subscription Fatigue: 66% Dropping Subs

With high-profile OTT services launching in the near future—such as Disney+, Apple TV+, HBO Max, and Peacock—how will households cope with the growing demands on their wallet? By dropping subscriptions, says one survey. Hub Research surveyed 2,000 adults in the U.S. and asked those planning to sign up for new services what they would do …

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Netflix will stop working on some older Samsung TVs, Roku devices next month And other devices

In a nutshell: Smart TVs have been around for a while now. If you jumped on the bandwagon early and bought a Samsung product, you might want to consider upgrading or risk losing Netflix.   Netflix yesterday said that a small number of older Samsung TVs would no longer support its service as of December 2, …

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