Fire TV, and Amazon's Commitment to Consumption -
amazon fire tv

Fire TV, and Amazon's Commitment to Consumption

New Yorker (blog) - 02 Apr 2014
Amazon has unveiled a new device for your television. It's called Amazon Fire TV. In the industry, it's known as a set-top box. It's black, about the size of a ham sandwich, and extremely powerful. It has “over 3x the processing power of Apple TV ...
amazon fire tv

Amazon brings its big-screen shopping app to Fire TV

TechCrunch - 05 Jun 2017
In December, Amazon introduced a way to shop its site from the Apple TV through a dedicated app designed for tvOS. That same app, which lets you search and browse Amazon products and make purchases using your remote, has now officially launched on ...
amazon fire tv

Amazon's Cheap 4K TVs Are Good Enough for Almost Anyone

Gizmodo - 22 Jun 2017
Those days are quickly coming to an end, and if you need proof, look no further than Amazon's new line of (Westinghouse-manufactured) budget televisions. They come with all the smarts of Amazon's excellent Fire TV set-top box smarts as well as a ...
amazon fire tv

What is Amazon Fire TV?

The Daily Dot - 18 Jun 2017
Amazon's Fire TV brand, launched in 2014 with the Fire TV, is a series of digital media players that allow you to stream video content to your television via your internet connection. Imagine a DVD player you never had to load and that regularly ...
amazon fire tv

Amazon Fire TV Shopping App Is Now Available - 06 Jun 2017
The shopping app for Fire TV lets users search the Amazon website by typing in text. Users can also filter search websites by departments and browse product listings from their TVs. Users can also watch videos about the products, see star ratings, view ...
amazon fire tv

Gadgets With Gurman: Amazon's Fire TV

Bloomberg - 01 Jun 2017
Gadgets with Gurman is a live webcast hosted by Bloomberg Technology's consumer tech reporter Mark Gurman. This week, Mark takes a look at Amazon's new TV offering, touring the new interface and offering pro tips to get the most out of the device.
amazon fire tv

Google Assistant is light-years ahead of Amazon's Alexa

Business Insider - 27 Jun 2017
Google Assistant is six times more likely to answer a user's question than Amazon Alexa is, according to a study by 360i. Each AI-infused assistant was asked 3,000 questions, of which Google Assistant answered 72%, and Alexa answered only 13%.
amazon fire tv

Amazon Fire TV Edition 4K Smart TVs Ship

I4U News - 26 Jun 2017
The Fire TV Edition Smart TVs go beyond the capabilities of a Fire TV stick. These Smart TVs seamlessly integrates your content services on the home screen including live over-the-air TV broadcasts and streaming apps and channels. Amazon shows what is ...
amazon fire tv

Amazon 'Prime Day' July 11: Deals and discounts for shoppers - 27 Jun 2017
Amazon's in-house devices will all be marked down. Last year, shoppers snagged $50 off the Echo, $30 off Fire TV and Kindle Paperwhite, and $15 off the Fire TV Stick. Expect more of the same, according to Slickdeals. Look for deals on other personal ...
amazon fire tv

Amazon Fire 7 tablet review: still a lot of tablet for just £50

The Guardian - 23 Jun 2017
Amazon Music cards display playback controls and asking for a particular show takes you to the listing in Amazon video. Searches for content within third-party apps such as Netflix go unanswered, unlike the Fire TV, but almost everything else works ...
amazon fire tv

DIRECTV NOW offering free Amazon Fire TV stick to new subscribers

World Soccer Talk - 31 May 2017
DIRECTV NOW is offering a free Amazon Fire TV stick to new subscribers with a prepaid one month subscription. The legal streaming service, which doesn't require a subscription to DIRECTV NOW or any cable or satellite service, features more than 60 live ...
amazon fire tv

Amazon Fire TV Stick (2017) review

Stuff - 07 Jun 2017
Seriously, it doesn't quite get easier than the Amazon Fire TV stick. Plug it into a spare HDMI port, connect the power, and er, 'fire it up'. Sit through a short video and then tell your mates to microwave some popcorn while a wizard walks you through ...
amazon fire tv

How to install Kodi on a Fire TV or Fire TV Stick

TechRadar - 08 Jun 2017
You can get Kodi on a wide range of platforms, and one of the best-suited is Amazon's Fire OS, as used by the Fire TV and Fire TV Stick. Both devices are sitting proudly at the top of our list of the best Kodi boxes. However, you can't simply download ...
amazon fire tv

Why Amazon has so many fans on Wall Street

CBS News - 26 Jun 2017
"The food stores would be ideal outlets for popular Amazon products, such as Echo, Fire TV and Kindle, given the favorable demographics of the customer base," said Pachter. So he expects the Whole Foods acquisition to add significantly to Amazon's ...

What's New