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 such as Netflix, YouTube Pandora, HBO go, and much more. A remote control is included that works with buttons or voice commands, new versions now included Alexa Virtual Assistant. Simply by plugging it it can turn any TV.
Introduced in 2014 the Fire Stick is currently in competition with Google Chromecast, also Roku. Amazons Fire Stick, Chromcast, and Rokuare a new breed of electronic equipment known as Streaming TV Sticks that stream films and TV shows from online sources.
There are two versions of this Fire Stick using the newest version released in October 2016. The newest version included updated hardware together with the virtual assistant Alexa.
The output signal resolution discount is the same for both with High definition 720p or 1080p.
After a Fire TV Stick is installation with a TV, a steaming service is going to be needed. Amazon, Netflix and Hulu are definitely the most popular online streaming solutions each with their own content. Anyone who has Amazon Prime shipping may also have access to videos on the Fire TV Stick. Amazon has a free 30 Day Trial for streaming.
The Amazon Fire Stick is a great low cost way to turn any TV into a Smart TV and play with all sorts of content, from TV shows and movies, to music. Apart from streaming films and TV shows it may also play games also contains Voice controls with Alexa virtual assistant. Apps can also be installed to customize the Fire Stick to boost its ability to perform what an owner needs. Amazon also makes the Fire TV Box that's an android TV box which has better hardware but also cost more.