Voice Assistant and Smart Speakers from Roku Coming Out Soon.

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Roku is a serious campaigner when it comes to adding new features. Roku never backs down from challenges because the company is aware of the fact that it is these challenges, which make the company better. Roku was doing well in its ‘content streaming’ space, but there has been news going on all around the internet, including social media that the company is in the process of making its own voice assistant.

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Roku’s voice assistant, I mean ‘wow’, this company has the knack to surprise its customers. There wasn’t any need to come into this niche, but that’s Roku for you. With this voice assistant, Roku plans on competing with some of the industry’s well-established voice assistance services such as Amazon’s Alexa, Apple’s Siri, Microsoft’s Cortana and Google Assistant. So, what will Roku name its voice assistant, that’s the question in everybody’s mind? Well, let me kill the suspense by mentioning the magic word which will be used to get the tasks done using voice commands. The word that you will have to say is ‘Roku’ only. 
  • Who will get this ‘voice-assistant’ feature?

When Roku launches a feature into the market, it wants everybody to enjoy it, including those who have bought the company’s device a few years ago. This is what will happen now. All the streaming devices and smart TVs with a ‘Roku’ logo on them will have this voice assistant feature. There will be a software update, which will run automatically, thus resulting in the inclusion of this amazing feature. The official name of this voice assistant is ‘Roku Entertainment Assistant’, but there is no need to call such a big name, as only ‘Roku’ will also do the job. You just need to say, ‘Roku, play Eminem’s song from his latest album in the guest room’.
  • What’s more in the offing?

Roku is not stopping after creating a voice assistant, but it has got plans for the rest of your house as well. Roku’s voice assistant is going to be available in smart speakers as well, but it won’t be Roku who will be making the speakers. Roku has partnered with some of the top companies who manufacture speakers, audio systems, and soundbars, so Roku is going to make some arrangements in order to label their brand name on those gadgets. The first company that announced Roku branded device was TCL.
The operating system on which the audio gadgets would work will be provided by Roku. So, users will be able to connect to those audio gadgets wirelessly and perform a number of things such as syncing audio, etc. Moreover, it will be possible for users to control all the gadgets with a Roku remote and not to forget, voice commands. Till now, it is only confirmed that users will be able to control music and videos, but a lot more can be done with voice commands, it’s just that users don’t know about those things.
It is worth waiting for this feature because when it is going to appear on the market, it will become an instant hit. It already is because it’s been trending worldwide. Roku really knows how to capitalize at the right time because, with ‘voice assistant’ feature, Roku is definitely going to rock the world of digital and wireless streaming.

Start Streaming Your Favorite Content Offline on HBO and Netflix.

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In most airlines, you will not find the Wi-Fi service. They don’t provide this service and moreover, you are barred from using cellular data on your mobile. On the majority of occasions, it won’t bother you much but there are certain times when you are eagerly looking forward to watching your favorite show broadcasted on popular streaming services like Netflix and HBO. Instead of compromising with the situation, you can follow offline method to stream your favorite show.

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Both, Netflix and HBO have made possible to watch your favorite program offline by downloading it. We are now going to discuss steps to watch them offline.

How to watch Netflix offline?

To stream your favorite show, you can download the show and watch it offline. It must be kept in mind that while downloading the content your device must be connected to the internet. There are some shows and movies which are available for downloading. Not all stuff is available for offline viewing. If you love to watch Narcos and Orange, then this is available offline. To download any stuff, you must have Netflix app installed on your phone or tablet. If you are using android 4.4.2 version or higher and iOS version 9 or above, then you will be able to access this feature. However, if you are a Mac user, then this facility is not yet available on your device. You need to wait for some time. Steps to download content are:
  • Open Netflix app from the home screen or from the app section.
  • Check the content which you want to watch offline whether it is available for download or not.
  • Enter keywords related to your search, the results will be displayed on the screen.
  • If download option is available for searched content, then download them from here.
  • You will find the downloaded content in ‘My Download’ folder on your computer.
  • Before starting downloading content, you need to check the storage space available on your device because offline content takes a lot of memory space of the device.

How to watch HBO Go offline?

HBO Go directly doesn’t allow you to enjoy content offline but you can take help of certain programs which lets you to record program offline. You can download the content in your DVR or in real-time recorders. The downloading time depends on the size of the movie. It is relative to the size.
These days, Play On is regarded as most popular recording app. If you are an Android or iOS user, then this app is available for free on respective app stores. Moreover, if you are using windows OS, then also you can enjoy the same app on it. After downloading this app, you have to pay a reasonable amount of fees to download particular content.
If you are a regular viewer of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’, then it’s soon going to available offline. Though no fixed date and month have been announced by the team yet company will launch it most probably in April. If you have subscribed to the basic $8 a month plan, then you can easily download this show. If you want to have offline content for a full time, then spend $40 for a month.
If you want to watch ‘Show Time’ offline, then wait for another one and a half month.

Steps to download offline content from HBO:

  • Download HBO app and open it.
  • Click ‘Download’ option.
  • Check for stuff you want to download.

How to Setup Antenna TV Input on Your Roku Device?

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The process of setting up antenna TV input on a Roku device is in fact quite easy when you know all the steps. Roku devices are incorporated with an ATSC tuner, which opens up the doors for the device to broadcast channels that comes in the category of ‘over-the-air’ broadcast TV. Technicalbulls

Connecting an HDTV antenna may seem like an arduous process, but it’s not. If you know the right steps, then it will take a few minutes or so to complete the process. The first thing that you have to do is connect your HDTV antenna into the right input of the Roku device.
  1. Connect HDTV antenna to the ‘cable in/Ant’ connector by making use of a coaxial cable. This port will be there on the backside of your Roku player.
  2. Once you have connected the cable, turn on Roku player and then, go to ‘Home’. After reaching ‘Home’, you will see an option named ‘antenna TV’. If you are not able to see that option, then go to ‘settings’ > ‘TV inputs’ > ‘antenna TV’ > ‘set up input’.
  3. Finally, you need to get on with the instructions that you see on the TV screen in order to complete the process.
Note: The number of TV stations that you will see depends upon the placement of the HDTV antenna. The quality of the video will also depend upon the placement of HDTV antenna. So, perform a full channel scan and then, you can see the list of all available channels.

Can I check as to which programs are being broadcasted in my area after hooking up HDTV antenna?

Yes, you can check it by using an option named ‘smart guide’. You can easily find out all ‘over-the-air’ TV shows and movies, which are being broadcasted in your area along with those shows and movies that will be broadcasted in the upcoming days.

What’s the process of connecting Roku to a cable TV source?

If you have a subscription of a cable TV, then you might be able to receive analog and digital TV stations that are broadcasted content in the close proximity. You just need to have to connect the cable TV source to ‘ant/cable In’ connector given at the back of the Roku device.

Follow these steps to perform that process:

  1. Connect coaxial cable from the cable source into the ‘ant/cable In’ connector that is given at the back of the Roku device.
  2. After you make that connection, you need to turn on your Roku device and then, go to ‘Home’ screen. After that, you need to select ‘antenna TV’. If you can’t find Antenna TV, then you will have to manually add it by selecting ‘settings’ > ‘TV inputs’ > ‘antenna TV’ and ‘Setup input’.
  3. Then, follow the instructions that you see on the TV to complete the setup.
With that, the process of Antenna input setup has been completed. It was a simple process, wasn’t it? But, if you come across any issue, then you have the option of getting in touch with experts who are familiar with this process.

What’s The Way of Deleting Recently Watched on Netflix?

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Netflix’s search option is not that great, and many users would agree to this. But, things can be sorted out by deleting recently watched content on Netflix, which is exactly what we are going to discuss in this blog post.

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Netflix may be good at a number of things, but when it comes to content discovery, a significant improvement needs to be made. I don’t know whether I’m the only one who is facing problems while searching for new enjoyable stuff in the company’s library or there are many like me who are facing the same problem.

I think there has to be a significant amount of Netflix users who are not satisfied with the search functionality. It is not easy to find new content to watch, which sucks because Netflix is all about entertainment, and when aren’t able to find new entertainment on the platform, then they leave the platform with nothing but disappointment.

Users instead of following the straight and simple path to finding the new content are forced to take help of not so user-friendly secret codes. Netflix should do something in order to make this a lot easier otherwise get ready to lose some customers.

Ideally, one shouldn’t be using the codes because after all, he/she is using a world-class streaming service, which is supposed to offer all the offers on a platter, but that doesn’t seem to the case. Netflix apps have a list of recommended shows, which are generated by the sophisticated algorithms, which keeps track of the videos that a user has watched already.

But, this feature can’t be used when two or more people are using one Netflix profile. I don’t understand how Netflix missed this drawback, but it is what it is. Though the algorithm to analyze watched videos is sophisticated, but it is not that difficult to make it confused.

But, there is one way through which things can be brought back on the right track. It is possible for a user to remove the shows that he/she has watched. He/she will have to go the Netflix history and remove the shows from there. With this, he/she can avoid the algorithms from considering previously watched content when recommending any new content.

What is the process of deleting recently watched on Netflix?

Here are the steps that will be brought into use if a user wants to remove shows from the Netflix’s recently watched list.

  1. The first step is to go to Netflix.com followed by clicking on ‘Sign in’.
  2. Type in Netflix username and password, and click ‘sign in’.
  3. The user will have to open his/her primary account
  4. Click the small arrow, which is given in the upper right corner of the screen.
  5. The user will see a drop-down menu from which, he/she will have to select ‘account’.
  6. Then, he/she will have to go to ‘my profile’ followed by ‘viewing activity’.
  7. He/she is going to see the shows’ list that he/she has watched so far.
  8. He/she will have to click on ‘X’, which is given right next to the show’s name in order to remove a particular content.

It is also possible for the user to edit show ratings. For that, he/she will have to click on the rating tab, which is given at the top right corner of the screen.

One must also remember that if he/she has watched multiple episodes of a series, then he/she will have to remove all those from the Netflix algorithms in order to stop the app from recommending them in the future.

What Is Hulu Error 5003 And How To Eradicate It From Your Apple Devices And PlayStation?

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Does your Apple TV or PlayStation gaming console keep on displaying error code while playing content from Hulu account? If yes, then we are going to provide a quick overview of troubleshooting steps to fix the Hulu Error 5003. If you have activated Hulu streaming service on the online Hulu.com activate link and you are getting error 5003 on a device screen, then you should pay a close attention towards the problem.

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Now coming to the main point, i.e., how to get rid of this error; we are now going to discuss steps to get rid of frustrating Hulu Error 50some problem with Hulu activate link. Go to Hulu com slash activate page and check the code entered over there.03 from the device screen. When you get this code on the screen, there is no need to check Hulu activation code because this error is not related to Hulu activation. The very first and the foremost step to troubleshoot this problem is to check internet connection on the affected device. If there is a problem with the internet service, then call your ISP.

After analyzing the internet connection, move to next troubleshooting step. Check the frequency of getting this error code on the screen. If it occurs more often, then there is 

If you have stopped the video in the center and getting this code on the screen, then it means the device is not able to fetch the contents from the streaming page. Check the code number and troubleshoot it from official Hulu page.

Troubleshooting steps for Apple TV

If after implementing the steps, you are still facing the same code on the screen, then go to Hulu.com sign in link and enter the details of yourself on the page. For more help and support, you can call Hulu help and support number.

  • Check the network connection of your home Wi-Fi network or another device. If it is performing well, then there is some problem with the only Apple TV. You need to check Hulu for Apple TV by clicking on Hulu manage devices

  • Turn off and restart the router and the modem.

  • Check for new OS if available online or not. If available, then download it from the internet and install it.

  • Restart the Hulu Plus app from the device with the help of TV remote.

  • Disconnect all the devices from the home wireless network. Check if the problem still persists on your device or not. If it is still happening, then you need to take help of experts.

How to get rid of Hulu error 5003 from the PlayStation?

  • Like Apple TV, if you are getting the same code on PlayStation console, then check the internet connection first then move to next troubleshooting tip.

  • Disconnect the router from the power supplies and connect it back to it after a gap of 5 minutes.

  • Disconnect all the devices which are connected to the home wireless network. If the problem still goes on, then check the router and other wireless devices. There might be some problem with the network devices.

  • Last but not the least, in order to fix this error code, you will have to ‘Uninstall the Hulu app’ and then, install a new version from the official app store. This will probably solve the problem.

This is all about the troubleshooting tips to get rid of Hulu error 5003 from the Apple TV and PlayStation device screen. For further support and information, you can contact at given support number.

Grab the Best Roku Deals In 2018.

In this modern world, people prefer streaming players to watch favorite shows instead of subscribing to cable network so, channels like Netflix, Google and Amazon are encouraging the customers well. Apart from this, media players like Roku, Chromecast and Amazon stick are also continuously bringing the best to its users.

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Today, the major streaming player company, Roku is going to offer big discounts to its customers. If you are planning to buy any player, then just go through the deals which are going to be mentioned in this post.

Here’s the list of best deals which are available for you. You must read them carefully and take decision accordingly. Different models along with different deals are published in this post.

1. Roku streaming stick plus:

This is a small and modern stick which is loaded with lots of new features. You love to use this device. Earlier you find this model in US only but now, you can get it from the UK as well. You can enjoy 4k content through this player seamlessly.

2. Roku Premiere +:

This is 4K supported device from which you can stream lots of 4K videos through the internet without any problem. No matter which connection you are using. It’s hardware consist of 4K circuitry. You can connect your device to the internet either through Ethernet or via a wireless connection. Besides this, there is a headphone jack given on the head of the remote. This can be used for the private listening purpose.  To get the best quote for this product, you can visit online site.

3. Roku Premiere deals:

This device is a bit smarter than the former one. It has many improved features than its older version. You don’t require any MicroSD slot or memory slot on your device anymore. These are not available on your device. In normal mode, you will not get even headphone jack on the remote. Yes, you can buy this model by paying little extra than the base price. This device is still not available in the UK but we can expect soon. For this product deals, click on the link given on the deals page.

4. Roku ultra deals:

This device contains all those features which are available in other media streaming players. It has HDR and voice search feature in the remote to search the stuff faster. For best sound quality and output, there is an optical audio port given at the back of the device. It’s value for money product. For its best deal, you can go to official Roku link and click on ‘Hot deals’ available on the home page. You will get a price on the screen.

5. Roku 4 deals:

A 4K enabled device from the same company is doing well in the market. Roku 4 was launched a year ago with similar feature available in Roku ultra. This device is identical to Roku ultra but we recommend you to buy only Roku 4 if you are comparing both because the feature available in this model works on all the TV models. In terms of price, this device is $15 costlier than the Roku ultra one. This product is still not available in the UK market. Stay updated on Roku com link page for live updates on Roku deals.

These are all the best deals which are available for you. If you want to search more, then go to www Roku com link.