Streaming Devices: Fire TV/Chromecast/SHIELD/Roku/Ouya

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  1. Roku: Add Confirmation To (Un)Follow On Current Channel

    It is very easy to accidentally (un)follow a channel that you are currently watching in the Roku app due to the manner that the current channel user interface is designed. By default, pressing the "OK" button on the Roku remote twice will trigger a (un)follow on the current channel without any confirmation from the user. Please add a confirmation screen to the (un)follow process to prevent these accidental (un)follows when fumbling with the Roku remote.

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    • Fix Roku app

      The UI it horrible, anyway it can get an update like the one Fire TV got?
      Right now there is no way to find channels you are following.

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        • Screen scaling

          on Fire TV, the boundaries of the screen don't adjust correctly like other apps do. Because of this there is a portion of the video that is off screen, some TV's have options to adjust the edge scanning, but not all do and it can be annoying to change it every time just to watch twitch.

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          • When casting from Android to Chromecast sometimes the Android device will still play audio from the cast while the chat is up

            This forces you to mute your devices audio if you want to stay in chat. Also, the latency is much greater when casting to Chromecast compared to if you were just watching on the Android app, or it is if the audio that ocnes from the app is any indication

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            • smart tv support

              i think it would be more comfortable to watch streams from tv instead of making enormous nets of wires or overloading your wifi with AirPlay receivers for tv. instead of that there could be just one twitch app for all smart tv sets with chat on the screen, titles, dark mode and all other things..also emotes would be nice.. really, think about that)

              5 votes
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                • Wrong games listed on Roku App

                  When you select a game on the Roku app you are greeted with lots of incorrect options to pick from. For example, I will select StarCraft2 to find my favorite streamer. the list of channels comes up and I find League, Dota, Minecraft, Meroes, etc all mixed in with StarCraft.

                  Further complicating things the channels aren't sorted in "number of viewers" order. This makes me scroll through dozens of zero or one viewer channels to find Dreamhack at 20k viewers somewhere in the middle of the list.

                  btw: I can load twitch at the same time on my laptop and…

                  2 votes
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                  • Add VOD support to the Twitch Roku Channel.

                    The Twitch Roku Channel is what I use most to watch live streams and I would like the ability to be able to watch VODs on it also. Even if you just make it possible to use the Android app to cast the VODs to the Roku Channel.

                    25 votes
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                    • Roku: Chat Overlay Support

                      Add support for a chat overlay to the Roku channel. Suggested overlay modes are: Solid (letterboxed stream) - Upper third or lower third (user choice) becomes a chat box with a black background; Semi-transparent overlay (fullscreen stream) - Upper third or lower third (user choice) becomes a chat box with a semi-transparent background; Transparent overlay (fullscreen stream) - Upper third or lower third (user choice) becomes a chat box with no background.

                      14 votes
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