The Amazon Fire Stick is a device the size of a flash drive that adheres to some TVs HDMI port. The Fire Stick enables any TV to much more, plus stream content over WiFi such as Netflix, YouTube Pandora, HBO go. A remote control is included that works with buttons or voice commands, new versions currently included Alexa Virtual Assistant. By simply plugging it into a HDMI video 19, it could basically turn any TV.
Launched in 2014 the Fire Stick is currently in Roku, and competition with Google Chromecast. Amazons Fire Stick, Chromcast, and Roku, are a new breed of electronic equipment called Streaming TV Sticks that stream movies and TV shows from online sources.
There are two variations of this Fire Stick using the newest version released in October 2016. The newest version comprised updated hardware along with the digital helper Alexa.
The new second generation has a Mediatek 8127D Quad-core ARM 1.3 GHz processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB Storage, 802.11ac WiFi, and Bluetooth 4.1. The video output signal resolution is exactly the exact same for both with higher definition 720p or 1080p.
Following a Fire TV Stick is installation with a TV, a steaming service is going to be needed. Amazon, Netflix and Hulu are the most popular online streaming services each with their own content. Anyone with Amazon Prime shipping may have access to videos on the Fire TV Stick. Amazon has a free 30 Day Trial for streaming videos which could be signed up.
Apart from streaming movies and TV shows it may also play games also has Fire TV Cube Voice controls with Alexa virtual helper. Programs may also be installed to customize the Fire Stick to enhance its capacity to perform what an owner wants. Amazon also creates the Fire TV Box that's an android TV box that has better hardware but also cost more.