Roku’s new Roku 3 is out, complete with a revamped UI and a remote control that sports a headphone jack. Check out our video review:
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Show notes for this episode:
- The Roku 3 is available for $100 online, and will come to retail stores some time in April. More information about the device can be found on Roku’s website.
- Roku 3 comes with apps for most major content providers, but still doesn’t have its own YouTube app. Check here to learn how to play YouTube videos on Roku.
- Check out our e-book Cut the Cord: All You Need to Know to Drop Cable to learn more about various devices that help you to get rid of cable. The book is available for $5 on Amazon(s amzn), Barnes & Noble(s bks) and iTunes(s aapl).
What’s your take on the new Roku, and especially the headphone jack? Worth a buy, or just a gimmick? Sound off in the comments below, get in touch with us on Twitter (@cordcutters) or email us at cordcutters @ gigaom.com. Also, please check out our new Google+ Cord Cutters community!