The Amazon Fire Stick is a small device the size of a flash drive that plugs. The Fire Stick empowers any TV to much more, plus stream content over WiFi like Netflix, YouTube Pandora, HBO go. A remote control is included that works with buttons or voice commands, new versions now included Alexa Virtual Assistant. Simply by plugging it into a HDMI video interface it can basically turn any TV into a wise TV.
Introduced in 2014 the Fire Stick is currently in contest with Google Chromecast, and Roku. 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 the Fire Stick using the newest version introduced in October 2016. The most recent version included updated hardware together with the virtual helper Alexa.
The first variant had a Broadcom BCM28145 Dual Vore 1.2 Amazon Ethernet Adapter for Amazon Fire TV Devices GHz processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB Storage, 802.11n WiFi, and Bluetooth 3.0. 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.
After a Fire TV Stick is installation with a TV, a steaming service is going to be necessary. Amazon, Netflix and Hulu are definitely the most popular online streaming services each with their particular content. Anyone with Amazon Prime shipping will have access to movies on the Fire TV Stick. Amazon has for streaming videos that could be signed up a free 30 Day Trial.
The Amazon Fire Stick is a fantastic low cost way to turn any TV into a wise TV and play with all kinds of content, from TV shows and movies, to music. Apart from streaming films and TV shows it may also play games and contains Voice controls with Alexa virtual helper. Programs can also be installed to further customize the Fire Stick to boost its ability to do what an owner needs. Amazon also makes the Fire TV Box which is an android TV box which has better hardware but also be more expensive.