Roku is likely one of the hottest streaming platforms on the market, and now controlling what you watch on the streaming system is less complicated than ever earlier than.

The Roku cellular app has been up to date to model 6.1.three at this time and with it the corporate is welcoming a model new Apple Watch app. (You probably have Automated Installs turned off, chances are you’ll want to put in the Roku app manually onto your Apple Watch. Simply an FYI.) The replace to the app is free and it’s accessible to obtain and set up now.

One of many extra thrilling parts of this replace is the truth that Roku is increasing voice search past the iOS Distant app, extending it to the Apple Watch. This can give Roku customers the power to say issues like, “Launch the Hulu app” proper into the Apple Watch after tapping the voice icon.

This is able to be a reasonably helpful function for the Apple TV and its inventory iOS app, proper?

Listed below are the opposite options you possibly can anticipate in your Apple Watch when you’ve up to date the app:

  • Distant – Management your Roku system immediately from Apple Watch. It’s the identical straightforward to make use of distant from the cellular app – simply sized to your wrist!
  • Launch channels – Shortly launch channels in your TV with one faucet of the watch display. Channels are listed so as of most just lately launched to your comfort.
  • Voice Search** – Merely faucet the voice icon within the app and say instructions like “Launch Hulu,” “seek for comedies,” “change to HDMI 1” to your Roku TV, and way more. Obtainable on choose Roku gadgets and Roku TV fashions.
  • Distant finder – Misplaced your distant once more? Use the Roku app for Apple Watch to sign your Roku distant and it’ll play an audible chime so you’ll find it within the sofa cushions. Obtainable on the Roku Extremely and choose Roku TV fashions.

I also needs to word that the Voice Search function is barely accessible for Apple Watch Sequence 1 by way of Sequence 5.

In associated Roku information, the Apple TV app launched on the streaming gadgets not too way back. Which means you possibly can entry the model new Apple TV+ content material, together with For All MankindThe Morning Present, and See, amongst others.