Roku is unveiling its fall 2019 lineup of streaming devices today, with the most two significant spots filled by a more powerful Ultra set-top box and a revamped Express streaming dongle that can be powered entirely by the USB port on around 98 percent of TVs. The new streamers follow Roku’s announcement of its first soundbar, with streaming software built right in, earlier this month. Roku remains ahead of Amazon’s Fire TV platform, Chromecast, and Apple TV as the choice for streaming in the living room. The company has 30.5 million active accounts (customers who’ve streamed within the last 30 days) as of Q2.
At $29.99, the Express is the most affordable Roku and intended for people buying their first streaming device. It only streams…tech, The Verge, The Verge - All Posts