If you are a user who owns Android devices and, at the same time, makes use of Roku streaming player, this ought to be piece of really exciting news for you. The company has released a remote control app that turns your Android devices effectively into a remote control for your Roku box. The Android device must be running Android 2.1 or higher to make use of the app.
Both the Roku player box and the Android device which you may use as the remote control, should be connected through a wi-fi network. The remote control app for Android essentially brings all the features that iOS users enjoyed on their devices. These include a D-pad control and hotkeys for Netflix, Crackle and Pandora channels.
Some users have been complaining that after they installed the app, it has some trouble finding the devices on the network. But the company has said that after the proper wi-fi configurations have been done, there should be no problem with the app. If you are the proud owner of both a Roku player and an Android device running 2.1 or later, this is an app you are not supposed to miss. You can download it right here.