The Amazon Fire Stick is a device the size of a flash drive that plugs into a TVs HDMI port. The Fire Stick empowers 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 19, it can turn any TV.
Introduced in 2014 the Fire Stick is in contest with Google Chromecast, also Roku. Amazons Fire Stick, Roku, and Chromcast , are a new breed of electronics called Streaming TV Sticks that stream movies 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 helper Alexa.
The first variant had a Broadcom BCM28145 Dual Vore 1.2 GHz processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB Storage, 802.11n WiFi, and Bluetooth 3.0. The video output signal resolution is the same for both with higher definition 720p or 1080p.
After a Fire TV Stick is installation with a TV, a steaming service will be necessary. Amazon, Netflix and Hulu are the most common online streaming solutions each with their particular content. Anyone with Amazon Prime shipping will have access to videos automatically on the Fire TV Stick. Amazon has a free 30 Day Trial for streaming videos which can be signed up.
The Amazon Fire Stick is a great low cost way to turn any TV into a wise TV and play all sorts of articles, from TV shows and movies, to music. Besides streaming films and TV shows it can also play games also contains Voice controls with Alexa virtual helper. Apps may also be installed to further customize the Fire Stick to boost its ability to perform what an owner Fire HD 10 Tablet wants. Amazon also creates the Fire TV Box which is an android TV box which has better hardware but also cost more.