The Roku Express is just $18 on Cyber Monday

Spend less cash for more content with this big streaming deal.
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The Roku Express is on sale for just $18 thanks to Cyber Monday Roku

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All smart TVs come preloaded with apps (and there are some amazing flagship flatscreens on sale right now), but they usually load slowly and aren’t updated to patch bugs or make them snappier. Solve that problem for good by picking up the Roku Express, a pocket-sized HD media streamer that’s just $18 right now.

Roku Express, $18 (Was $30)

The Roku Express has two things going for it besides its ultra-cheap price: its remote, which is easy to use even for non-techie people, and its speed. We’ve used this media streamer before and have had no issues downloading, updating, and launching streaming apps without having to wait more than a second. Roku is continually adding new features to its streaming devices—even those that are several years old, so you don’t have to worry about the Express becoming obsolete, either. Plus you have access to the Roku Channel and its excellent exclusives like “Weird: The Al Yankovic Story.”

This Cyber Monday deal would also be an excellent stocking stuffer if you’re looking for inexpensive gifts that people would actually like. While the Roku Express hits the sweet spot between features and price, the company has discounted most of its line for the next day.

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Brandt Ranj

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Brandt Ranj is a commerce reporter at Popular Science. He writes about the latest and greatest gadgets, from headphones and TVs to chargers and cables. He splits his time between New York City, Long Island, and Croatia, carting test gear around the U.S. and the globe.