2nd gen Roku devices updated to 4.3, improves Netflix and updates HTTP Live Streaming

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Roku have updated the firmware for the 2nd gen Roku devices. Version 4.3 for the Roku 2 and Roku LT brings improvements to Netflix streaming, device discovery and updates to HTTP Live Streaming. On Roku’s blog they list the fixes and updates:

Roku software version 4.3 contains the following fixes and improvements:

  • Improved video startup performance in Netflix.
  • Optimized the performance of screen navigation in Netflix.
  • Fixed an audio-video sync issue with Dolby Digital Plus audio in Netflix.
  • Improved subtitle and audio settings in Netflix.
  • Improved HLS streaming format support.
  • Improved support for multiple gaming remotes during game play.
  • Improved SSDP device discover support used by mobile applications, including Roku’siPhone app and Android app, to find and connect to Roku players on home networks.
  • Added a legal disclaimer section in Roku settings.

The Roku software update will be pushed automatically to all Roku 2 and Roku LT players over the next 48 hours. If you can’t wait, select Settings > Software update > Check now from your Roku player.

 

via Engadget

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