The Amazon Fire Stick is a small device the size of a flash drive that plugs. The Fire Stick empowers any TV to stream content over WiFi such as Netflix, YouTube, Hulu, Pandora, HBO go, and a whole lot more. A remote control is included that works using buttons or voice commands, new versions now included Alexa Virtual Assistant. It can turn any TV into a wise TV simply by plugging it.
Introduced in 2014 the Fire Stick is currently in competition with Google Chromecast, also Roku. Amazons Fire Stick, Chromcast, and Rokuare a new breed of electronics known as Streaming TV Sticks that stream films and TV shows from sources that are online.
There are two versions of this Fire Stick using the new version introduced in October 2016. The most recent version comprised updated hardware along with the Echo digital helper Alexa.
The output signal resolution is the same for both with definition 720p or 1080p.
Following a Fire TV Stick is installation with a TV, a steaming service will be needed. Amazon, Netflix and Hulu are the most popular online streaming solutions each with their particular content. Anyone with Amazon Prime shipping may have access to videos automatically on the Fire TV Stick. Amazon has for streaming movies that could be signed up a free 30 Day Trial.
Apart from streaming films and TV shows it may also play games and has Voice controls with Alexa virtual assistant. Programs may also be installed to customize the Fire Stick to enhance its ability to perform what an owner needs. Amazon also makes the Fire TV Box which is an android TV box that has better hardware but also be more expensive.