The Amazon Fire Stick is a device the size of a flash drive that adheres to some TVs HDMI port. The Fire Stick empowers any TV to stream content over WiFi like Netflix, YouTube, Hulu, Pandora, HBO go, plus a whole lot more. A remote control is included that works with buttons or voice commands, new versions now comprised Alexa Virtual Assistant. By simply plugging it in a HDMI video 19, it can essentially turn any TV into a Smart TV.
Launched in 2014 the Fire Stick is in Roku, also competition with Google Chromecast. Amazons Fire Stick, Chromcast, and Rokuare a new breed of electronics called Streaming TV Sticks that flow movies and TV shows from online sources.
There are two variations of this Fire Stick with the newest version introduced in October 2016. The most recent version included updated hardware together with the virtual assistant Alexa.
The new second generation has a Mediatek 8127D Quad-core ARM 1.3 GHz processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB Storage, 802.11ac WiFi, and Bluetooth 4.1. The output resolution is exactly the same for both with definition 720p or 1080p.
Following a Fire TV Stick is setup with a TV, a steaming service is going to be necessary. Amazon, Netflix and Hulu are definitely the most common online streaming services each with their particular content. Anyone with Amazon Prime shipping will also have access to movies on the Fire TV Stick. Amazon has for streaming a Amazon Tap free 30 Day Trial.
Apart from streaming movies and TV shows it can also play games also contains Voice controls with Alexa virtual assistant. Programs may also be installed to customize the Fire Stick to enhance its ability to do what an owner needs. Amazon also creates the Fire TV Box that's an android TV box which has better hardware but also cost more.