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Roku updates mobile app

roku Home Screen - ChannelsRoku has updated its iOS and Android mobile app, rolling out a new design a ‘what’s on’ tab aimed at helping users find something to watch.

Roku said that version 4.0 of the free Roku mobile app has been designed to “make your mobile device an ultimate streaming companion”.

The ‘what’s on’ tab lets users browse a hand-picked selection of entertainment to rent, buy or watch for free.

This can be accessed from the new navigation bar, found across the bottom of the Roku mobile app, which can also be used to get to a channels list, settings, photos tab and a remote control.

The on-screen remote within the Roku mobile app lets users select what to watch and the new version of the app changes the placement of the buttons to mimc the Roku device remote, making it “easier to press the onscreen buttons with one hand”.

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