The Amazon Fire Stick is a 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 much more. A remote control is included that works with buttons or voice commands, new versions now included Alexa Virtual Assistant. By simply plugging it into a HDMI video port it can turn any TV.
Launched 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 electronic equipment known as Streaming TV Sticks that flow movies and TV shows from online sources.
There are two versions of the Fire Stick using the newest version introduced in October 2016. The most recent version comprised updated hardware together with the digital assistant Alexa.
The video output resolution is exactly the exact same for both with High definition 720p or 1080p.
After a Fire TV Stick is installation with a TV, a steaming service will be necessary. Amazon, Netflix and Hulu would be the most popular online streaming solutions each with their own content. Anyone with Amazon Prime shipping may also have access to videos on the Fire TV Stick. Amazon Fire TV Stick has for streaming videos which can be signed up a free 30 Day Trial.
Besides streaming movies and TV shows it may also play games also has Voice controls using Alexa virtual helper. Programs may also be installed to further customize the Fire Stick to boost its ability to perform what an owner wants. Amazon also makes the Fire TV Box which is an android TV box that has better hardware but also be more expensive.