The Amazon Fire Stick is a device the size of a flash drive that plugs into a TVs HDMI port. The Fire Stick empowers any TV to stream content over WiFi such as Netflix, YouTube, Hulu, Pandora, HBO go, and much more. A remote control is included that works using buttons or voice commands, new versions currently comprised Alexa Virtual Assistant. By simply plugging it it can turn any TV into a Smart 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 electronic equipment known as Streaming TV Sticks that flow films and TV shows from sources that are online.
There are two variations of this Fire Stick with the new version introduced in October 2016. The newest version included updated hardware together with the digital helper Alexa.
The output signal resolution is the same for both with definition 720p or 1080p.
Following a Fire TV Stick is installation 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 with Amazon Prime shipping will also have access to movies on the Fire Game Controller TV Stick. Amazon has for streaming movies that 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 with all kinds 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 with Alexa virtual helper. Programs can also be installed to further customize the Fire Stick to boost its capacity to do what an owner needs. Amazon also makes the Fire TV Box which is an android TV box which has better hardware but also cost more.