The Amazon Fire Stick is a small device the size of a flash drive that plugs. The Fire Stick empowers any TV to stream content over WiFi such as Netflix, YouTube Pandora, HBO go, and a whole lot more. A remote control is included that works using buttons or voice commands, new versions currently included Alexa Virtual Assistant. Simply by plugging it in a HDMI video 19, it can turn any TV.
Launched in 2014 the Fire Stick is currently in Roku, also contest with Google Chromecast. Amazons Fire Stick, Roku, and Chromcast are a new breed of electronics called Streaming TV Sticks that flow films and TV shows from sources that are online.
There are two variations of the Fire Stick with the new version released in October 2016. The most recent version comprised updated hardware along with the virtual assistant 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.
Following a Fire Fire TV Cube TV Stick is setup with a TV, a steaming service will be needed. Amazon, Netflix and Hulu would be definitely the most popular online streaming services each with their particular content. Anyone who has Amazon Prime shipping will also have access to movies on the Fire TV Stick. Amazon has for streaming videos that could be signed up a free 30 Day Trial.
Apart from streaming films and TV shows it can also play games and contains Voice controls with Alexa virtual assistant. Programs can also be installed to further customize the Fire Stick to enhance its capacity to perform what an owner wants. Amazon also creates the Fire TV Box which is an android TV box which has better hardware but also be more expensive.