How to stream Netflix, Amazon Music Unlimited and other streaming services to your TV via Roku, Apple TV and Roku Stick
You can stream your favorite streaming services via Roku and Apple TV with just a simple plug-and-play app.
Roku TV, the $70 Roku TV Stick, allows you to stream streaming services like Netflix, Hulu Plus, HBO Go, and Amazon Prime Video.
The $100 Roku TV is a much better value if you’re not looking to stream a lot of streaming services.
Roku is also an awesome streaming TV hub.
If you’re on an iOS device, Roku has a new Roku app called RokuOS that lets you control Roku devices, like Roku TVs and Chromecast devices.
With an Android device, you can stream Roku content on Google Play Movies and TV.
If you don’t have a Roku, you’ll have to pay $14.99 for a Roku Plus that has a Roku TV app that lets it control all Roku devices.
If you already have a Google Chromecast, you need to buy a Chromecast Classic.
The Roku TV can also play all the popular cable networks like Comcast, Charter, Cox, Fox, and Disney.
You can also use Roku devices to stream video from Apple TV, Apple’s own streaming media hub, and other services like HBO Go and Netflix.
I use my Roku device to control my home theater system for my family of three.
I can stream TV shows and movies from Netflix, CBS All Access, and HBO Go to our home theater and other rooms of the house.
Once I have my TV set up, I just plug in the Roku stick and Roku TV.
I use the Roku app to control everything in the home.
Here’s how to stream your cable or satellite TV service.
First, plug in your Roku.
You can buy an Rokus with the HDMI cable jack for $25.
Second, go to the Roku Channel page on Roku.com and search for a channel like HBO.
Third, enter your cable and satellite TV subscription information, and Roku will tell you which channels you can watch.
Finally, select the channel you want to watch and Roku lets you stream the program from your TV.
You won’t need a Chromecast app to stream.
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