The Amazon Fire Stick is a device the size of a flash drive that plugs. The Fire Stick enables any TV to stream content over WiFi like Netflix, YouTube, Hulu, Pandora, HBO go, plus much more. A remote control is included that works with buttons or voice commands, new versions now comprised Alexa Virtual Assistant. By simply plugging it it could turn any TV into a wise TV.
Launched in 2014 the Fire Stick is currently in Roku, also 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 sources.
There are two variations of this Fire Stick using the newest version released in October 2016. The most recent version comprised updated hardware together with the digital helper Alexa.
The first variant had a Broadcom BCM28145 Double Vore 1.2 market4tech GHz processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB Storage, 802.11n WiFi, and Bluetooth 3.0. The video output resolution is the exact same for both with definition 720p or 1080p.
After a Fire TV Stick is setup with a TV, a steaming service will be necessary. Amazon, Netflix and Hulu would be the most popular online streaming solutions each with their particular 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 wise TV and play all kinds of content, from TV shows and movies, to music. Apart from streaming films and TV shows it can also play games also has Voice controls using Alexa virtual helper. Apps can also be installed to customize the Fire Stick to enhance its capacity to do what an owner needs. Amazon also creates the Fire TV Box which is an android TV box which has better hardware but also cost more.