The Roku has amazed me with many of its features. It seemed only natural that I’d be able to connect a keyboard to its USB port and use it to navigate and type. That doesn’t work though. Nor is there a Bluetooth keyboard solution available. It’s the one missing feature that would make the Roku absolutely perfect. Typing using the standard remote control is sometimes aggravating. Fortunately, There are a few handy alternatives for people who absolutely must use a keyboard with their Roku.[Read more…] about 2 Roku Keyboard Solutions
If you’re Apple TV remote is not working properly, you may need to unpair or pair it to the Apple TV device. Use these steps to get things working again.[Read more…] about Pairing and Unpairing an Apple TV Remote
If Netflix Instant is slow or choppy, there are many variables that could be causing the problem. Here are a few troubleshooting steps you can use to see what’s causing Netflix to display video poorly.
Back in January, I wrote about how the Roku streaming video player can make older analog TVs useful. I have a 17″ Sony in my bedroom that can display a 480i picture, and that’s fine enough for me. Since the Roku 1 can connect to older analog CRT TV sets, I currently run a Roku Express+ on that TV and enjoy it immensely.
Other Roku devices have only been released with support for connections via HDMI. If you were planning on using the Roku with an analog TV, this news is a bummer. You still have an option though. With these steps, you can connect the Roku Express, Premiere, or Streaming Stick to any analog TV.
Have you tried to go shopping for a universal remote control that works with the Amazon Fire TV Stick? Has it been frustrating? You’re not the only one.
I was recently thrilled to learn that there are options for replacement universal remotes that work with Apple TV. It’s difficult to find them, since some of the universal remotes for sale out there can be expensive or not work quite right as far as button assignments. These options work best with the Apple TV.
Not all of us have upgraded to an HDTV. Some of us are still getting some value from our old Analog CRT televisions. I’ve seen many still in use in schools and corporate offices. With the right equipment, you can still use many modern streaming devices with an old analog CRT TV including Chromecast.
If you wish to get Chromecast up and running with a non-HD television, here’s how it’s done.
Users of the Amazon Fire TV remote mouse sometimes doesn’t work properly. The report may not type properly or scroll as expected. To solve this issue, give these steps a try.[Read more…] about Fire TV: Remote Mouse Doesn’t Work