The Amazon Fire Stick is a device the size of a flash drive that plugs into a TVs HDMI port. The Fire Stick enables any TV to much more, and stream content over WiFi such as Netflix, YouTube, Hulu, Pandora, HBO go. A remote control is included that works using buttons or voice commands, new versions now included Alexa Virtual Assistant. Simply by plugging it it could essentially turn any TV into a Smart TV.
Launched in 2014 the Fire Stick is currently in contest with Google Chromecast, also Roku. Amazons Fire Stick, Roku, and Chromcast , are a new breed of electronic equipment called Streaming TV Sticks that stream movies and TV shows from online sources.
There are two versions of this Fire Stick using the new version released in October 2016. The most recent version comprised updated hardware together with the virtual helper Alexa.
The first variant had a Broadcom BCM28145 Double Vore 1.2 GHz processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB Storage, 802.11n WiFi, and Bluetooth 3.0. The 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 Fire HD 10 Tablet service is going to be necessary. Amazon, Netflix and Hulu are the most common online streaming solutions each with their own content. Anyone who has Amazon Prime shipping may have access to videos automatically on the Fire TV Stick. Amazon has for streaming movies that can be signed up a free 30 Day Trial.
Apart from streaming films and TV shows it may also play games and contains Voice controls with Alexa virtual assistant. Apps can also be installed to customize the Fire Stick to enhance its capacity 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.