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Roku's streaming boxes have one rather neat feature: they let you plug your headphones into the remote control, meaning only you can listen to whatever it is you're watching. That way, you won't annoy everyone else in the room. Now the company's range of TVs has just gained the same feature.

Instead of plugging your headphones into the remote control, you plug them into your Android or iOS device. As long as it's running the just-updated Roku mobile app, and is on the same Wi-Fi network, you can enable private listening.

The update also brings expanded screen mirroring support for the new Roku Premiere, Premiere+ and Ultra streaming boxes. Multiple iOS and Android devices can now share photos to the TV through Play on Roku. Plus, Roku TVs can now pause live broadcast TV as long as a digital aerial is connected to the set, and a USB drive with at least 16GB of storage is plugged in (to store the parts of the show that you're missing).

Roku's TVs aren't currently on sale in the UK, though its streaming boxes are.

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