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 a whole lot more, and 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 now comprised Alexa Virtual Assistant. By simply plugging it in a HDMI video port it can turn any TV.
Introduced in 2014 the Fire Stick is currently in competition with Google Chromecast, also Roku. Amazons Fire Stick, Chromcast, and Roku, are a new breed of electronics known as Streaming TV Sticks that flow 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 Echo Dot with the digital helper Alexa.
The first variant had a Broadcom BCM28145 Dual Vore 1.2 GHz processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB Storage, 802.11n WiFi, and Bluetooth 3.0. The output signal resolution is the exact same for both with definition 720p or 1080p.
After a Fire TV Stick is setup 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 own content. Anyone who has Amazon Prime shipping may have access to movies on the Fire TV Stick. Amazon has a free 30 Day Trial for streaming.
Besides streaming films and TV shows it may also play games and contains Voice controls using Alexa virtual helper. Programs may also be installed to customize the Fire Stick to enhance its ability to perform 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.