Q. I just signed up for Comcast’s TV service and the customer service guy said I could start watching my channels before the installer came, using the Xfinity app on my Roku. But I keep getting an error message when I try to watch one of the channels on the app. Can you help me?
Q. I was thinking of buying a Roku player and I heard about their private channels. My question to you is: Do the private channels include adult channels? (Asking for my boyfriend!) And what exactly is a private channel and how do you watch them? — Melanie, Studio City, California. Melanie, I have good news
Q. I know Roku has streaming channels like Netflix. But are there channels that are free? And do you have to pay a monthly fee to subscribe? — Judy, Seattle. For those not familiar with Roku, it’s a set-top box or streaming stick that can send video and audio channels over the Internet to your TV.
Q. I bought a 4K TV and I want to use the Roku for my programming. My question is: Do I need any special equipment to connect my 4K TV to the Roku so I can watch programs in 4K? Is there anything else I might need? — Carly, Atlanta. Carly, that’s a great question,
Q. I am a new 4K TV owner and I am using a Roku Ultra streaming player to show my 4K programs. My question is: Does Roku offer all the HDR formats? I read that HDR can really make a difference in the picture, but I also read that Roku doesn’t have Dolby Vision HDR.
Q. I’m thinking of buying a 4K TV but was wondering if the shows and movies are for free on the set. I’m tired of always paying for shows and movies. I have a Roku and an antenna. Is there any free 4K on that? — Wendy, Fresno, California. Wendy, I feel your pain. Many
Q. A pal from work says you can watch Comcast on a Roku box. I say that’s crazy because you need a Comcast cable box. Who’s right? — Tom, Greenbelt, Maryland. Tom, you’re both right, sort of. You can watch your complete Comcast video lineup on Roku, but you also need a Comcast/Xfinity video set-top.
Q. I’ve been thinking of getting fuboTV since I heard they had 4K shows. But is fubo’s 4K on all devices, or just a few? — Frank, Boston. Frank, first, for those unfamiliar with fuboTV, it’s a live streaming service that offers dozens of cable channels for packages starting at $44.99 a month. (Note: the
Q. I read that Roku, the Internet TV set-top, has thousands of channels. But are they free? is there a monthly fee like TiVo has? — Katherine, Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. For those not familiar with Roku, it’s a set-top box (or streaming stick) that can send video and audio channels over the Internet to your
Q. I was thinking of buying a Roku player and a friend told me that they had more than 4,000 channels, including some cool channels that are called private channels. What are these private channels? Can anyone get them? — Carl, Reno, Nevada. Carl, Roku, which offers its Net TV service in several devices, including a streaming
Roku is now offering one free month of fuboTV, the live streaming service, with the purchase and activation of a new Roku streaming player or Roku TV. The offer, which is good until July 8, is available at such retailers as Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart and Target. (Note: The deal is only available to new
Q. I have Roku and I love it. But I get frustrated sometimes because they are always adding channels and I don’t even know. How can I tell when Roku has added new channels so I can check them out? — Wayne, Fairfax, Virginia. Wayne, you make a good point. Roku, which is available via