What is the value of a Roku?

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  1. Ridic Too2

    Ridic Too2 New Member Banned User

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    I feel like everything it can do, my TV and cable box already have the ability to do.

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  2. Billy Brown

    Billy Brown Thinking big VIP

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  3. fenderbaum

    fenderbaum Active Member

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    If you are at all steeped in mac get an apple tv, but they are pretty much all the same at the moment. Good for netflix, hulu, and the like.
     
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    shichi is 7
     
  5. Ridic Too2

    Ridic Too2 New Member Banned User

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    My TV can stream and I have on demand for all the premium channels. Why would anyone like me need Roku or Apple TV?
     
  6. freds

    freds you broke it

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    you don't need cable. you can steal internet from your neighbor and watch tv.
     
  7. Crazy Marcus

    Crazy Marcus Well-Known Member

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    i only use mine for hbo go. i use my apple tv for netflix because the interface is better.
     
  8. fenderbaum

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    I mostly use mine for netflix, though I guess I could just stream it too, but I have all apple products so I can airplay my iPhone, iPad, and computer to the tv.
     
  9. DogStar69

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    fenderbaum Active Member

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    HBO go should be available as a stand alone app or subscription. I have no interest in buying HBO.
     
  11. Crazy Marcus

    Crazy Marcus Well-Known Member

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    just find someone with hbo and get their password. i use my granny's.
     
  12. fenderbaum

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    I can do that? Will it mess up their ability to enjoy HBO go?
     
  13. Ridic Too2

    Ridic Too2 New Member Banned User

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    I already steal his internet.
     
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    netflix, hulu plus, and amazon prime video are the only reasons i can think of. the other shit available is pretty much shit.
     
  15. PullMyFinger

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    There is always the free porn. :dontknow:
     
  16. Dave

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    What's on the Hulu plus, anything good?
     
  17. beatlejaws

    beatlejaws nowhere poster

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    i can't get amazon on my bluray player