Roku Update Brings Live Pausing to Television Sets Dylan Duarte November 1, 2016 News Roku's TV sets (not their set-top boxes, unfortunately) can now pause live television, thanks to an update that's rolling out today. Version 7.5 of Roku OS will let you pause live content for up to 90 minutes, assuming you have a USB drive plugged in to store the content you're pausing. The cord-cutting revolution lives on! DVR? More like DV-har har har. That's funny, right? Another feature coming with the update is the ability to listen to your content through your smartphone, as opposed to plugging headphones into your remote. Not all sets come with remotes, so this presents an option for those without. You can only listen to streaming content, however, not live television (which you can now pause, in case you forgot). This update will also go to Roku units that are no longer in production, so folks with older models won't be left out in the entertainment-less cold. It's nice of Roku to do that, as there are few things more frustrating than buying into a product or service and being left in the dust when new products hit. Share This With The World!