The Amazon Fire Stick is a small device the size of a flash drive that plugs. The Fire Stick enables any TV to a whole lot more, plus 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 currently comprised Alexa Virtual Assistant. Simply by plugging it into a HDMI video 19, it could turn any TV.
Introduced in 2014 the Fire Stick is in Roku, and competition with Google Chromecast. Amazons Fire Stick, Chromcast, and Rokuare a new breed of electronic equipment known as Streaming TV Sticks that stream movies and TV shows from sources that are online.
There are two variations of this Fire Stick using the new version released in October 2016. The newest version included updated hardware together with the digital helper Alexa.
The first variant had a Broadcom BCM28145 Double Vore 1.2 GHz processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB Storage, 802.11n WiFi, and Bluetooth 3.0. The output signal resolution is the same for both with higher definition 720p or 1080p.
Following a Fire TV Stick is setup with a TV, a steaming service will be necessary. Amazon, Netflix and Hulu are the most common online streaming solutions each with their own content. Anyone with Amazon Prime shipping may also have access to videos automatically on the Fire TV Stick. Amazon has a free 30 Day Trial for streaming videos that can be signed up.
The Amazon Fire Stick is a great low cost way to turn any TV into a Smart TV and play all sorts of content, from TV shows and movies, to music. Echo (2nd Generation) Apart from streaming movies and TV shows it may also play games and contains Voice controls with Alexa virtual helper. Apps may also be installed to customize the Fire Stick to boost 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.