Thanks for the info Brandon....Because of the ever increasing monthly bills, I don't have cable anymore. I couldn't justify all that $$ every month. I have a digital antenna and receive local HD channels plus PBS and the Create Channel (which is the what I always tune into). Maybe I'll look into this Roku…
The Roku is a sweet little machine. I originally wanted it to watch Netflix on my 2nd television but there must be hundreds of channels. There are quite a few free movie channels with relatively new movies, they play commercials but only about one every twenty minutes, not too bothersome. Many of the channels are amateurs but there is still interesting content. There are channels dedicated to horror movies, science fiction, hunting, religion, weather, technology, news, sports, politics, with more added all the time.
Thanks for the heads up. I love the roku setup. Pretty much have given up on regular TV with the commercials and we are just about ready to dump the satellite system and go with that for our TV watching, Thanks again for the link and the info.
Can I use one of these and still use my Verizon TV? Like maybe switching from one to the other? Can I use a DVR with the Roku? I couldn't find these answers on their website. Sure looks like a deal to me though. Especially if I can get some WW shows I haven't seen.
My Roku has composite and hdmi output, no video inputs. I think your other questions may be specific to your particular DVR and television.
The only hiccup so far is when browsing Wood Whisperer videos on Blip.TV, the Roku frequently freezes for up to a minute. The videos play fine, it's just while browsing in the menu. It hasn't happened (yet) on any other Blip content.
Thanks for the reply Rick. I'm trying to get around where I can drop Verizon TV but keep(have) a DVR. They raised my bill $30.00 in the middle of the night. That's twice they have done that. I raised hell with them and my bill went from $174.99 to $100.99-figure that out. Based on the programming I'm paying for on Verizon,this looks like a good deal a whole lot cheaper. I'd be glad to have access to old WW shows.
Going today to check this out.
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