The Amazon Fire Stick is a small device the size of a flash drive that plugs. The Fire Stick enables any TV to stream content over WiFi like Netflix, YouTube Pandora, HBO go, plus much more. A remote control is included that works with buttons or voice commands, new versions now comprised Alexa Virtual Assistant. It could turn any TV into a wise TV simply by plugging it.
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 electronic equipment called Streaming TV Sticks that stream movies and TV shows from sources that are online.
There are two versions of this Fire Stick with the new version released in October 2016. The most recent version Fire TV with 4K comprised updated hardware together with the virtual assistant Alexa.
The video output signal resolution is the same for both with definition 720p or 1080p.
Following a Fire TV Stick is setup with a TV, a steaming 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 on the Fire TV Stick. Amazon has for streaming movies which can be signed up a free 30 Day Trial.
The Amazon Fire Stick is a great low cost way to turn any TV into a wise TV and play all sorts of content, from TV shows and movies, to music. Apart from streaming movies and TV shows it can also play games also contains Voice controls using Alexa virtual assistant. Programs can also be installed to customize the Fire Stick to enhance its ability to perform what an owner needs. Amazon also creates the Fire TV Box which is an android TV box which has better hardware but also be more expensive.