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 such as Netflix, YouTube, Hulu, Pandora, HBO go. A remote control is included that works with buttons or voice commands, new versions currently comprised Alexa Virtual Assistant. Simply by plugging it into a HDMI video 19, it can turn any TV.
Introduced in 2014 the Fire Stick is currently in competition with Google Chromecast, and Roku. Amazons Fire Stick, Roku, and Chromcast are a new breed of electronics known as Streaming TV Sticks that flow movies and TV shows from sources.
There are two versions of the Fire Stick using the newest version released in October 2016. The newest 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 video output resolution is exactly the exact same for both with definition 720p or 1080p.
After a Fire TV Stick is setup with a TV, a steaming service is going to be necessary. 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 for streaming a free 30 Day Trial.
Besides streaming films and TV shows it may also play games and contains Voice controls using Alexa virtual assistant. Apps may also be installed to customize the Fire Stick to boost its ability to do what an owner needs. Amazon also creates the Fire TV Box which is an android TV Fire HD 10 Tablet box which has better hardware but also cost more.