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 stream content over WiFi like Netflix, YouTube Pandora, HBO go, and much more. A remote control is included that works using 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 in Roku, and contest with Google Chromecast. Amazons Fire Stick, Roku, and Chromcast are a new breed of electronics known as Streaming TV Sticks that stream movies and TV shows from sources.
There are two versions of the Fire Stick with the newest version released in October 2016. The most recent version included updated hardware along with the digital helper 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 will be necessary. Amazon, Netflix and Hulu are definitely the most popular online streaming solutions each with their particular content. Game Controller Anyone who has Amazon Prime shipping may also have access to movies automatically on the Fire TV Stick. Amazon has for streaming videos that could be signed up a free 30 Day Trial.
Besides streaming movies and TV shows it may also play games and contains Voice controls with Alexa virtual helper. Apps can also be installed to customize the Fire Stick to enhance its ability to perform what an owner wants. Amazon also makes the Fire TV Box that's an android TV box that has better hardware but also be more expensive.