Roku users in Canada, Mexico and the UK will can now use the company's recently launched Windows 10 app. Initially launched in late June, the app lets Roku owners remotely control their Roku box and navigate the channels, movies and TV shows available for streaming. The app even packs support for Cortana, so you can use your voice to get things done.
Here's a quick rundown of what's new:
- Support for Canada, Mexico and the United Kingdom
- Bug Fixes and Performance Optimizations
If you happen to own a Roku and live in the UK, Canada or Mexico, be sure to grab the Roku app on your Windows 10 PC or tablet to check it out. Also let us know what you think in the comments!
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We need Project Astoria again :C
Not happening. However we still have Project Bridges:
- Islandwood (iOS apps)
- Westminster (touch-based websites)
- Centennial (Win32 legacy programs)
These Briges can't help about Pokemon GO :C
Actually they can, regardless game porting isn't hard when you use a cross platform game engine like Unity, Pokémon GO isn't on Windows 10 because the developer doesn't want it to be not because it's a hard job to get it on Windows.
I want pokemon go! Toooo....
The store setup is confusing for this app. It does not have the 'built for windows 10' note and the specified requirements say windows 8.1 or later. never installed the roku app before so really don't know if I got the new version
Can you use Roku box for Continuum?
Cheers, looks like I'll be picking up a Roku box then!
How about the US? Posted via the Windows Central App for Android
I think that's what the author meant by originilally launched in June.
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