Looks like this will happen. It seems like a perfect fit to me.
Time to buy Roku stock.
I was just out of town and stayed at many different Hotel/Motels.
My God cable is beyond awful. Spectrum/DirectTV...... BARF!!!!! PATOOIE!
So much more available on ROKU...I believe the Net is the future and streaming
services are a natural fit.
This could be great. Rokus may get
Mirroring Chromecasting working smooth !!! Chromecasts might get Roku channel support ?
Google could end any new Chromecast or Roku products ... huh very bad for consumers. I doubt Google would continue to invest in both Chromecast and Roku devices.
No I'm sure if the deal goes through they will be united as one.
I think its a natural fit so we'll see.
Interesting idea. I hope it'll never happen. I like having 2 completely separate OS & devices. During the recent lockdown, most people piled onto Roku. I bypass the crowd by using the Chromecast when my Roku just buffered one time too many. I prefer the Roku. But sometimes well..........
I think this is a TERRIBLE idea! I do NOT want Roku to be part of Google!
That comment is for the executives, just in case they decide to make their decision based on a random internet forum post!
According to that article, it's not even a credible rumor at this point.
These rumors have been swirling for a while - I have yet to see any source with a reason as to why this suddenly gained traction yesterday.
While it would be a big net gain for Google, it would also be a bit odd in that they've just spent a ton of money on trying to reinvent Android TV yet again. Then again, Google did go after FitBit after its last repackaging of Watch OS, so who knows.
Could be good or could be bad. Since Google got involved with YouTube I can't keep my YouTube account logged in to my newer Roku. I have to keep entering the code on my PC. My old Roku works fine but that was logged in through YouTube not Google. Obviously Google dropped the ball somehow.
Some people have reported having Youtube and YoutubeTV installed side by side
even though you only use one or the other seems to iron some problems out.