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Tablo + 4 Other Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do with Your Roku Player or Roku TV

A lot of Tablo Blog readers use Roku players and Roku TVs to watch live and recorded TV through the Tablo Roku channel. There’s so much more you can do on the Roku platform though. Here are some tips and tricks to make your Roku streaming experience better than ever!

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Smart TVs vs. Set-Top Boxes - Five things Cord Cutters Should Consider

One of the key decisions to make when you’re considering cutting the cord, is how to best get content from streaming services, networked DVRs and other gear to your big screen TV.

Cord cutters have two main options for this today - connect a streaming set-top-box like Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV or Nvidia Shield to your existing television, or buy a new all-in-one Smart TV.

We’ll look at what you need to consider before making a choice, as well the benefits and drawbacks of each.

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Tablo FAQs - What Streaming Set-Top-Box Should I Use with Tablo?

Tablo set-top-box shopping cartWondering what set-top-box streaming media devices you should use with your Tablo OTA DVR in 2016? 

The ‘best’ set-top-box for you really depends on your needs and budget, but we've compiled a list of things to keep in mind while shopping for a Tablo-supported streaming media device as well as our recommendations for Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Nvidia Shield, Xiaomi Mi Box and Xbox devices. 

 

 

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ENTER TO WIN: NEW Roku Ultra and Tablo DVR Prize Pack

Since we introduced our first Roku channel back in 2014, this series of devices has been the most popular set-top-box for use with Tablo.

To celebrate Roku's launch of a slate of brand new streamers, we're giving away an awesome prize pack: a Tablo 2-Tuner OTA DVR (so you can browse and record all of the awesome new fall TV shows, news and sports) AND Roku's new top-of-the-line streamer the Roku Ultra (so you can watch those shows as well as your favorite streaming services on your big screen TV).

 

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ENTER TO WIN: There's Something for Everyone on OTA TV

To make it easier for the whole family to watch what they want, when they want, where they want, we're giving away a Tablo 2-Tuner OTA DVR and a Roku 3 which offers access to all of your favorite streaming services as well!

 

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Tablo DVR How-To: Power User Tricks for Navigating the Tablo Roku Channel

While interface of the Tablo Roku channel is very intuitive, with the diversity of channels available, there will always be some differences in what one button does in our channel vs. another. So, here are some tips and tricks that Tablo power-users employ for navigating the Tablo channel on Roku...

 

 

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Tablo FAQs - Does Tablo Support Closed Captioning?

Tablo Closed CaptioningWhile closed captioning may not be the most 'sexy' feature, it's certianly critical for many people, and not just those that are hard of hearing. This is why Tablo supports closed captioning on the majority of its platforms including iOS smartphones and tablets, Android smartphones and tablets, Roku, Android TV and Amazon Fire TV. 

 

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Tablo Roku Preview Channel Now Public

Roku Tablo’s Roku Preview channel - which we’ve been building from the ground up since last year - has now become our official public Roku channel. 

 

 

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How I Cut the Cord with Tablo – By Nick, the Cord Cutting Gadget Guru

Why did you cut the cord? How much money are you saving each month?
The writing on the wall has been there for years: the cable and satellite companies run an inflexible, poorly reliable, and expensive service to provide what should be the opposite of what they provide. It should be of reasonable cost, flexible, and extraordinarily reliable! 

  

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How I Cut the Cord with Tablo – By Andy, the Saving for College Cord Cutter

Andy FamilyWhy did you cut the cord? How much money are you saving each month? 
The retention department dance with the cable company every 6-12 months was getting really old. Over the last three promotional periods, our rate for internet/cable had risen from $99 to $160/month. I did a little research and just about everything we watched was available Over-the-Air. After cutting the cord we pay just $34.98/month.

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