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 currently comprised Alexa Virtual Assistant. It can turn any TV simply by plugging it in a HDMI video port.
Launched in 2014 the Fire Stick is currently in contest with Google Chromecast, and Roku. Amazons Fire Stick, Chromcast, and Roku, are a new breed of electronic equipment known as Streaming TV Sticks that stream movies and TV shows from online sources.
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 virtual assistant 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 output signal resolution is exactly the exact same for both with definition 720p or 1080p.
Following a Fire TV Stick is installation with a TV, a steaming service is going to be necessary. Amazon, Netflix and Hulu would be definitely the most popular online streaming services 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 2nd Generation free 30 Day Trial for streaming movies that can be signed up.
Apart from streaming movies and TV shows it can also play games and contains Voice controls with Alexa virtual helper. Apps may also be installed to further customize the Fire Stick to boost its ability to perform what an owner wants. Amazon also makes the Fire TV Box which is an android TV box which has better hardware but also be more expensive.