The Amazon Fire Stick is a small device the size of a flash drive that adheres to some TVs HDMI port. The Fire Stick enables any TV to a whole lot more, plus stream content over WiFi like Netflix, YouTube, Hulu, Pandora, HBO go. A remote control is included that works with buttons or voice commands, new versions now comprised Alexa Virtual Assistant. Simply by plugging it in a HDMI video interface it could turn any TV.
Introduced in 2014 the Fire Stick is in Roku, and competition with Google Chromecast. Amazons Fire Stick, Chromcast, and Roku, are a new breed of electronics called Streaming TV Sticks that stream movies and TV shows from online sources.
There are two variations of this Fire Stick using the newest version released in October 2016. The most recent version included updated hardware along with the digital helper 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 signal resolution is exactly the exact same for both with 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 the most popular online streaming solutions each with their own content. Anyone who has Amazon Amazon Tap Prime shipping will also have access to videos on the Fire TV Stick. Amazon has for streaming a free 30 Day Trial.
The Amazon Fire Stick is a fantastic low cost way to turn any TV into a Smart TV and play with all kinds of articles, from TV shows and movies, to music. Apart from streaming movies and TV shows it may also play games and contains Voice controls using Alexa virtual assistant. Programs can also be installed to customize the Fire Stick to boost its ability to perform what an owner wants. Amazon also creates the Fire TV Box which is an android TV box which has better hardware but also cost more.