The Amazon Fire Stick is a small device the size of a flash drive that adheres to some TVs HDMI port. The Fire Stick empowers any TV to much more, and stream content over WiFi like Netflix, YouTube Pandora, HBO go. A remote control is included that works with buttons or voice commands, new versions now included Alexa Virtual Assistant. By simply plugging it in a HDMI video 19, it could turn any 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 versions of this Fire Stick with the newest version introduced in October 2016. The most recent version included updated hardware together with the virtual helper Alexa.
The first version had a Broadcom BCM28145 Double Vore 1.2 GHz processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB Storage, 802.11n WiFi, and Bluetooth 3.0. The video output signal resolution is the exact same for both with High definition 720p or 1080p.
After a Fire TV Stick is installation with a TV, a steaming service will be necessary. Amazon, Netflix and Hulu would be the most common online streaming solutions each with their own content. Anyone with Amazon Prime shipping will also have access to movies automatically on the Fire TV Stick. Amazon has for streaming a free 30 Day Trial.
Apart from streaming films and TV shows it can also play games and contains Voice controls using Alexa virtual assistant. Apps may also be Echo installed to customize the Fire Stick to boost its ability to do what an owner needs. Amazon also creates the Fire TV Box that's an android TV box that has better hardware but also cost more.