The Amazon Fire Stick is a small device the size of a flash drive that adheres to some TVs HDMI port. The Fire Stick enables any TV to much more, and stream content over WiFi such as Netflix, YouTube Pandora, HBO go. A remote control is included that works using buttons or voice commands, new versions now included Alexa Virtual Assistant. By simply plugging it in a HDMI video 19, it can turn any TV into a Smart TV.
Introduced in 2014 the Fire Stick is currently in Roku, and contest with Google Chromecast. Amazons Fire Stick, Roku, and Chromcast , are a new breed of electronic equipment known as Streaming TV Sticks that stream films and TV shows from sources.
There are two variations of this Fire Stick with the newest version introduced in October 2016. The newest version comprised updated hardware together with the virtual helper Alexa.
The video output signal resolution is the exact same for both with 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 definitely the most popular online streaming solutions each with their particular content. Anyone who has Amazon Prime shipping may have access to videos automatically on the Fire TV Stick. Amazon has a free 30 Day Trial for streaming.
Apart from streaming movies and TV shows it can also play games also has Voice controls with Alexa virtual helper. Apps can also be installed to further customize the Fire Stick to boost its capacity to do what an owner wants. Amazon also creates the Fire TV Box that's an android 2nd Generation TV box that has better hardware but also cost more.