Roku announces Roku 2 to stream content on television

July 20, 2011

Roku released the Roku 2, which includes some casual games.

The new line, priced from $59.99, features games such as Angry Birds and also has new channels for Facebook, AOL HD and

The new Roku, like Apple TV, supports up to 1080p HD video on its $79.99 and $99.99 models.

The devices are scheduled to hit the market by the end of July. A bundle that includes the Roku game remote and a 2GB MicroSD card is expected to launch in the coming weeks and will likely retail for $29.99 on the manufacturer’s Web site.

Hayley Tsukayama covers consumer technology for The Washington Post.
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