The Amazon Fire Stick is a device the size of a flash drive that plugs into a TVs HDMI port. The Fire Stick empowers any TV to a whole lot more, plus stream content over WiFi like Netflix, YouTube, Hulu, 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 into a HDMI video port it can turn any TV into a wise TV.
Launched in 2014 the Fire Stick is currently in Roku, also contest with Google Chromecast. Amazons Fire Stick, Roku, and Chromcast are a new breed of electronic equipment called Streaming TV Sticks that stream movies and TV shows from online sources.
There are two versions of the Fire Stick using the newest version released in October 2016. The most recent version included updated hardware along with the virtual helper Alexa.
The video output 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 common online streaming services each with their particular content. Anyone who has Amazon Prime shipping may also have access to movies automatically on the Fire TV Stick. Amazon has for streaming movies that can be signed Echo Dot up a free 30 Day Trial.
Apart from streaming films and TV shows it can also play games also contains Voice controls with Alexa virtual assistant. Apps may also be installed to customize the Fire Stick to enhance its capacity to perform what an owner wants. Amazon also makes the Fire TV Box that's an android TV box that has better hardware but also be more expensive.