The Amazon Fire Stick is a device the size of a flash drive that plugs. The Fire Stick enables any TV to much more, and stream content over WiFi such as Netflix, YouTube, Hulu, Pandora, HBO go. A remote control is included that works with buttons or voice commands, new versions now included Alexa Virtual Assistant. By simply plugging it it can basically turn any TV into a Smart TV.
Launched in 2014 the Fire Stick is currently in contest with Google Chromecast, also Roku. Amazons Fire Stick, Chromcast, and Roku, are a new breed of electronics known as Streaming TV Sticks that flow films and TV shows from sources.
There are two versions of the Fire Stick using the newest version released in October 2016. The most recent version included updated hardware along with the virtual assistant Alexa.
The video output resolution is exactly the same for both with higher definition 720p or 1080p.
After a Fire TV Stick is installation with a TV, a steaming service will be needed. Amazon, Netflix and Hulu would be the most common online streaming services each with their particular content. Anyone with Amazon Prime shipping will have access to videos on the Fire TV Stick. Amazon has for streaming videos that can be signed up a free 30 Day Trial.
The Amazon Fire Stick is a fantastic low cost way to discount turn any TV into a Smart TV and play with all sorts of content, from TV shows and movies, to music. Besides streaming films and TV shows it can also play games also contains Voice controls using Alexa virtual helper. Programs may 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 which is an android TV box which has better hardware but also cost more.