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Roku Ultra 4K streamer is $31 off *and* comes with free JBL earbuds

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Roku's free Locast app gets you easy access to broadcast channels like ABC and CBS. Roku's free Locast app gets you easy access to broadcast channels like ABC and CBS. Image: roku/pexels/mashable photo composite By Leah StodartMashable Deals2019-07-19 14:40:49 UTC

TL;DR: The Google Assistant and Alexa-compatible Roku Ultra comes with JBL headphones and is on sale for $69 at Amazon, saving you 31%.

If your parents are anything like my parents, they assume that cord cutting is way harder than it is. They'd rather keep their cable box, pay $50 per month for it, and deal with fewer than 50 channels.

Instead of trying to argue it, just set a streamer up for them and watch how it changes their life: The Roku Ultra 4K HDR Streaming Media Player is on sale for $69 at Amazon, and it comes with a free pair of premium JBL earbuds for private listening.

SEE ALSO: How to watch 'The Bachelor' and 'The Bachelorette' online

Plugging in this media player essentially turns any TV into a smart TV. Instead of paying a way unnecessary amount for cable each month, a one-time payment for the Roku Ultra and WiFi gets you access to over 500,000 movies and TV shows across over 1,000 channels in glorious HDR. Stuff that you already pay for, like Netflix and HBO, will already be integrated, and the free Locast app offers free broadcast channels like ABC and CBS. Though Fire TV and Roku are each other's biggest competitors, the Amazon Prime Video app is offered on Roku.

The Roku remote is compatible with Alexa and Google Assistant, so switching between apps or pausing a show is as easy as giving a voice command. The included JBL headphones plug directly into the Roku remote and let you watch and listen privately. You know, for the times when someone has the nerve to vacuum or fall asleep during your favorite show.

Regularly $99.99, you can save $30.99 and get the Roku streamer and JBL headphones for $69.

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