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Roku releases remote control app for Android

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 03 Mar 2012 16:53

Roku releases remote control app for Android Roku has announced that its Roku App is now available in the Android market.
Using the app, owners of Roku set-top boxes can explore channels and content without needing to use the standard Roku remote and instead using their phone or tablet.

The company notes more features:

Instantly replay your favorite movie moments.
Quickly add and remove channels.
Control and switch between multiple Roku players.
Launch rocket ships and make perfect toast. Every time. (Just kidding).
Features a handy keyboard for text entry.


The app requires Android 2.1 or higher and is completely free.

Roku boxes range from $50 to $100 depending on the features.

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