This Christmas, my mother received a Roku as a Christmas gift. This was the second year that I’ve seen someone near me receive one and it is always a lesson in technology adoption and behavioral changes when someone is learning their way around that device. Just the idea of a generation of people who grew up on few channels and scheduled programming moving to watching free and paid programming, all on demand. Its a dream (even amongst the frustrating moments) for her – and made me wonder a lot – why isn’t Roku downloadable on my mobile as a certificate, authenticating my device to their servers, allowing me to use the same Wi-Fi home connectivity and HDMI capabilities of my Nokia N8 to do the same?
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