The Amazon Fire Stick is a small device the size of a flash drive that plugs. The Fire Stick empowers any TV to a whole lot more, and stream content over WiFi like Netflix, YouTube Pandora, HBO go. A remote control is included that works using buttons or voice commands, new versions now comprised Alexa Virtual Assistant. It can essentially turn any TV into a Smart TV by simply plugging it in a HDMI video interface.
Introduced in 2014 the Fire Stick is in competition with Google Chromecast, also Roku. Amazons Fire Stick, Chromcast, and Rokuare a new breed of electronics known as Streaming TV Sticks that flow films and TV shows from online sources.
There are two variations of this Fire Stick using the new version introduced in October 2016. The newest version included updated hardware along with the virtual assistant Alexa.
The video output resolution is exactly the same for both with High definition 720p or 1080p.
Following a Fire TV Stick is installation with a TV, a steaming service is going to be necessary. Amazon, Netflix and Hulu are the most common online streaming services each with their own content. Anyone with Amazon Prime shipping will have access to movies automatically 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 sorts of articles, from TV shows and movies, to music. Besides streaming movies and TV shows it can also play games also contains Voice controls Echo Dot with Alexa virtual assistant. Programs may also be installed to further customize the Fire Stick to enhance its ability to perform what an owner wants. Amazon also creates the Fire TV Box that's an android TV box that has better hardware but also cost more.