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YouTube and Amazon Give Up Their Dumb Dongle Fight

After more than a year, it seems the ridiculous streaming video slap fight between Amazon and Google is now mostly over thanks to the return of the YouTube app on Fire TV devices and support for Amazon Prime Video on Chromecast devices. Read more...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Science, Youtube, Fire TV Stick, Fire TV, Streaming Video, Amazon Fire TV, Amazon Prime Video, Consumer Tech, The Streaming Video Slap Fight Is Over Sorta


Amazon and Google Announce Official YouTube Apps to Launch on Fire TV; Prime Video App Coming to Chromecast and Android TV

Amazon and Google have worked out their differences. On Thursday, they announced that official YouTube app will soon make a return to Fire TV devices and Fire TV Edition smart TVs. Additionally, Prime Video app will be coming to Chromecast and Chromecast built-in devices. "In addition, Prime Video will be broadly available across Android TV device partners, and the YouTube TV and YouTube Kids apps will also come to Fire TV later this year," Amazon said. Read more of this story at Slas...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Tech, Chromecast, Fire TV, YouTube TV and YouTube Kids


Amazon will reportedly launch its own free live news app on Fire TV devices

Amazon is reportedly working on its own free — and possibly ad-supported — news offering for Fire TV, which would compete with the Roku Channel. Little is known about the plan, other than a launch window for later this year. The post Amazon will reportedly launch its own free live news app on Fire TV devices appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Amazon, News, Trends, Home Theater, Fire TV, Movies & TV, Free Streaming, Roku Channel Little


MGM’s Epix Now service is now available on Roku and Amazon Fire TV

MGM's Epix Now, a streaming platform that combines all four of its live TV channels and a huge catalog of thousands of on-demand movies and TV shows, is now available on Amazon Fire TV and Roku. The post MGM’s Epix Now service is now available on Roku and Amazon Fire TV appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Trends, Home Theater, Roku, Fire TV, Streaming Video, Amazon Fire TV, MGM, Epix


Comcast Wants to Charge You $5 a Month for a Bootleg Roku

Faced with the never-ending onslaught of convenient cordcutting solutions from competitors, Comcast has decided to take a new tack. The company just announced Xfinity Flex, a little box that lets you stream 4K HDR content (including some free content) from your favorite channels through a selection of apps. You can…Read more...
Tags: Cordcutting, Comcast, Xfinity Flex, Xfinity, Roku, Apple TV, Fire TV


How to Open Amazon Fire Stick Remote to replace batteries

An Alexa Voice Remote along with a pair of batteries are bundled with the new versions of Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick. If you’re a new user then opening the firestick remote to replace batteries could be a bit tricky. That’s because the back panel of the remote is designed differently and can be tough to remove. In this article, we will guide you through the steps to open firestick remote and put in new batteries. Before proceeding, note that the procedure to remove the back cover varies d...
Tags: Amazon, Television, Blogging, Tips, Fire TV Stick, Fire TV, Amazon Fire TV, Alexa, Remote, How To's, Alexa Voice Remote, Fire stick, Open Amazon Fire TV


Apple Music Added to Amazon Fire TV in USA

Apple Music has launched on Amazon Fire TV in the US. Amazon Fire TV is a natural extensions for Apple Music as it has been rolled out on Amazon’s Echo speakers since December. Apple Music subscribers will now the ability to access the full catalogue of 50 million songs by just asking Alexa. “Alexa, play today’s hits on Apple Music,” or “Alexa, play music by [artist’s name] on Apple Music,” for example. The post Apple Music Added to Amazon Fire TV in USA appeared first on RouteNote Bl...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Music, Usa, Fire, Fire TV, Amazon Fire TV, Apple Music, Digital Music News, Apple Music Added to Amazon Fire TV, US Amazon Fire TV, Alexa `` Alexa


Apple Music completes its Amazon migration, is now available on Fire TV

Amazon's popular Fire TV devices are now compatible with the most popular on-demand music streaming service in the United States, thanks to a new integration with Apple Music that has finally hit Fire TV devices. The post Apple Music completes its Amazon migration, is now available on Fire TV appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Music, News, Trends, United States, Home Theater, Fire TV, Apple Music


Apple Music comes to Fire TV

Apple Music is launching on Amazon Fire TV in the U.S. today, after rolling out in December to Amazon’s Echo line of smart speakers. The news is notable as it’s yet another example of the eased tensions between the two rivals following Apple CEO Tim Cook’s 2017 announcement of Apple’s agreement with Amazon. Their deal allowed Amazon’s Prime Video app to launch on Apple TV and saw the return of Apple products on Amazon.com. Since then, the companies have made several moves to honor their deal. La...
Tags: Travel, Apple, Amazon, Music, Media, Samsung, Tim Cook, Lg, Fire TV, Vizio, Amazon Fire TV, Streaming Service, Apple Music, Alexa, Amazon Their, U S Fire TV


How to get your Amazon Fire TV working on a hotel room television

Your Amazon Fire TV Stick is your gateway to all of the best streaming media on the planet, so why not travel with it? It's tiny, powerful, and best of all, it's easy to set up on a hotel TV. We'll show you how. The post How to get your Amazon Fire TV working on a hotel room television appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Amazon, Trends, How-to, Home Theater, Fire TV, Amazon Fire TV, Streaming Media, Hotel Rooms, Movies & TV, Your Amazon Fire TV Stick


If You're Looking for a Third TV, These $100 FireTV Sets are a Steal

Let me be up front about this: Neither of these FireTV sets should be your main TV. These 32" Toshiba and Insignia models should be a secondary, or more appropriately, a tertiary set. Read more...
Tags: TV, Science, Home Theater, Amazon deals, Fire TV, Toshiba, Best Buy Deals, Fire TV Deals


How to Watch President Trump's State of the Union Speech on YouTube, Facebook, and Amazon Fire TV

After a couple of false starts, President Donald Trump is scheduled to give the State of the Union address to Congress tonight at 9pm Eastern, 6pm Pacific, 5am Moscow time. And there are plenty of ways for cordcutters to watch the speech this year on YouTube, Facebook, and TV-connected devices like Roku and Fire TV.Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Amazon, Android, Ipad, Facebook, Twitter, Science, Congress, Youtube, Apple TV, Cnn, Cord Cutters, Moscow, Roku, Livestream, Fire TV


Amazon’s super-simple Fire TV Recast is a great way to record broadcast TV

Amazon's Fire TV Recast offers dedicated cord cutters and cable-less rural viewers easy on-demand access to their favorite major network TV shows, with a fantastic user interface to match. The post Amazon’s super-simple Fire TV Recast is a great way to record broadcast TV appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Amazon, Trends, Home Theater, Fire TV, Dvr, Fire TV Recast


Amazon launches Fire TV Stick with all-new Alexa Voice Remote, TV Control in India for Rs. 3999

Amazon launched its Fire TV Stick with Voice Remote in India back in 2017. Now it has launched a new Fire TV Stick all-new Alexa Voice Remote with TV control that lets you TV functions from Fire TV remote itself. The all-new Alexa Voice Remote on Fire TV Stick lets you control your complete entertainment experience and helps you quickly find the content you want, using your voice. With far-field technology, you can also pair any Echo device with Fire TV Stick to control  entertainment expe...
Tags: Amazon, News, India, Blogging, Fire TV Stick, Fire TV, Amazon Fire TV Stick, Alexa Voice Remote, New Alexa Voice Remote, Fire TV Stick India, Fire TV Stick price India, Alexa Voice Remote TV Control, Alexa Voice Remote on Fire TV Stick, Existing Fire TV Stick


Fire TV Stick Gets Voice Control Upgrade

Amazon is giving its Fire TV streaming stick a no-cost upgrade: The company will include its Alexa voice remote with device controls with the Fire TV stick going forward, while keeping the price at $39.99. The new remote, which was previously only available with the slightly pricier Fire TV 4K stick, includes both a power […]
Tags: Amazon, News, Fire TV, Alexa, Voice Control Upgrade


Amazon upgrades its Fire TV Stick with the new Alexa Voice Remote

Amazon is giving its Fire TV Stick an upgrade. The company announced today it will now ship the Fire TV Stick with the new version of the Alexa Voice Remote launched last fall. The remote allows users to control other devices besides their Fire TV, thanks to its support for both Bluetooth and multi-directional infrared. However, the upgraded remote won’t impact the Fire TV Stick’s price, which remains $39.99. The new Alexa remote was arrived alongside the $49.99 Fire TV Stick 4K in October. I...
Tags: Amazon, TC, Tech, Ces, Streaming, Roku, Fire TV Stick, Fire TV, Voice, Amazon Fire TV, Cord Cutting, Alexa, Streaming Media Player, Voice Assistant, Alexa Voice Remote


IMDB Launches Free Movie and TV Streaming Service Called Freedive

IMDB has launched a free streaming service called Freedive that features dozens of movies and TV shows. And while it doesn’t have new releases, the selection isn’t half bad, with movies like Drive, Adaptation, Gattaca, True Romance, Last Action Hero, Legends of the Fall, and Panic Room as well as TV shows like Fringe,…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, TV, Science, Television, Movies, TV streaming, Fire TV, Imdb, Cordcutters, Free Movies, Movie Streaming Services


Amazon's World Domination Is Reportedly Extending to a Game Streaming Service

Amazon has a well-deserved reputation for taking over whatever industry it gets itself into, but its record of success is far from flawless. The online retailer has spent years hesitantly flirting with the gaming business with little to show for it. But as the wide-open field of game streaming picks up steam, it…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Game Streaming, Fire TV


Fire TV Stick 4K Review: The Best Streaming Stick You Can Buy

There's no doubt that smart TVs are starting to make inroads in India but the vast majority of televisions remain unconnected, so to speak. With streaming services doubling down on their efforts to capture the Indian audience, there is a need to get this content on the biggest screen in the house. The all-new Fire TV Stick with 4K is Amazon's latest and potentially most aggressive effort yet to grab a foothold amongst users. Let's take a closer look. Slightly larger than the 2nd generation Fi...
Tags: Amazon, News, India, Blogging, Streaming, Fire TV Stick, Fire TV


Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Review: The Best Streaming Stick You Can Buy

There's no doubt that smart TVs are starting to make inroads in India but the vast majority of televisions remain unconnected, so to speak. With streaming services doubling down on their efforts to capture the Indian audience, there is a need to get this content on the biggest screen in the house. The all-new Fire TV Stick with 4K is Amazon's latest and potentially most aggressive effort yet to grab a foothold amongst users. Let's take a closer look. Slightly larger than the 2nd generation Fi...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, India, Blogging, Streaming, Fire TV Stick, Fire TV, Amazon Fire TV Stick, Fire TV Stick 4K Review


Amazon Fire Deals: Tablets, TVs, and TV controllers in stock and ready to ship

Last-minute shoppers, and anyone seeking good deals on Amazon Fire products, are in luck. There's still time to order Fire Tablets, Fire TVs, and Fire media players, Fire CVRs, and Alexa-voice-compatible Fire remotes for Christmas delivery. The post Amazon Fire Deals: Tablets, TVs, and TV controllers in stock and ready to ship appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Deals, Mobile, Trends, Smart Home, Fire TV, Alexa, Fire Tablets, Amazon Fire, Movies & TV


Sega Classics Bundle Hits Fire TV, No Console, No Controller Required

Sega and Amazon today announced a collaborative effort that delivers 25 of the most popular Sega Genesis games in a single bundle to the Fire TV. The $15 Sega Classics bundle, runs directly on the Amazon TV and can be played with the Fire TV remote or a supported Bluetooth controller. We spent a bit […]
Tags: Amazon, News, Fire TV, Sega, Amazon TV, Sega Classics


Amazon's DVR for Over-the-Air TV Is Surprisingly Great

The Amazon Fire TV Recast is a wacky gadget. It’s not wacky in that it looks weird. (It’s just a simple black box.) It’s also not wacky because it does wacky stuff. (It’s a DVR for over-the-air TV.) The Recast is wacky because it does this one hyper-specific thing really well. I’m not sure why Amazon even wanted to…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, TV, Science, Fire TV, Home Entertainment, Amazon Fire TV Recast, Amazon Fire TV Recast Review, Amazon Recast, Dvrs


Fire TV Cube gains a one-way intercom feature called ‘Alexa Announcements’

Fire TV Cube owners can now use their media streaming device to broadcast announcements around the home, similar to a one-way intercom. Amazon says it’s launching a feature called “Alexa Announcements,” which allows customers to speak to Alexa on the Fire TV Cube, then have their message announced in their own voice to all other Alexa-enabled devices in their household. For example, you could announce that “the movie is about to start,” or say “Alexa, tell everyone that dinner is ready,” and hav...
Tags: Amazon, TC, Echo, Tech, Netflix, Smart Home, Fire TV, Hulu, Alexa, Alexa app Amazon, Alexa Announcements, Fire TV Cube


Amazon’s Fire TV Recast is a decent DVR for antenna users

Amazon’s Fire TV companion DVR, the Fire TV Recast, is available today to the public, after previously having been only offered for pre-order. The new device offers a way for Fire TV owners to easily access free, over-the-air broadcast television directly from the Fire TV’s software. Starting at $229, this cord cutters’ DVR is something of a modern-day TiVo, as it combines access to live TV, recordings, and on-demand programming all in one interface. But while the Fire TV Recast works as adve...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Startups, TC, TV, Television, Fcc, Nbc, US, Netflix, Fire TV Stick, Fire TV, Hulu, Alex, Amazon Echo, Amazon Fire TV


Fire TV Recast Review: A Solid Choice for Fire TV Owners Looking to Cut the Cord

Amazon started to ship its Fire TV Recast digital video recorder (DVR) Wednesday, which is courting cord cutters with its ability to record over-the-air broadcast programming from networks like ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox without any monthly fee. A test over roughly a week revealed that the device works well as is, but that content […]
Tags: Amazon, Features, Fox, Fire TV, Cord-Cutting, ABC CBS NBC, Fire TV Recast, Solid Choice for Fire TV Owners Looking


Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K review

Amazon’s streaming stick game is strong, and the new Fire TV Stick 4K is no exception. A few quirks aside, this fully loaded streaming device could make a meaningful addition to your dumb or smart TV. The post Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K review appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Amazon, Trends, 4k, Home Theater, Fire TV, Alexa, Streaming Stick, Amazon Fire TV Stick


Amazon Fire TV Streaming Stick 4K review

Amazon’s streaming stick game is strong, and the new Fire TV Streaming Stick 4K is no exception. A few quirks aside, this fully loaded streaming device could make a meaningful addition to your dumb or smart TV. The post Amazon Fire TV Streaming Stick 4K review appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Amazon, Trends, 4k, Home Theater, Fire TV, Alexa, Streaming Stick, Amazon Fire TV Streaming Stick


You can now use Alexa to move around inside apps like Netflix and Hulu on Fire TV Cube

Amazon is making it easier to use Alexa to do more than launch apps and streaming services on Fire TV devices, but to also navigate once inside them. The company confirmed it quietly launched an update specifically for Fire TV Cube devices that allows device owners to use Alexa instead of a remote control for doing things like making profile selections, moving up and down or left and right, as well as selecting items. In other words, Fire TV Cube owners can now use Alexa to navigate their Fire T...
Tags: Amazon, Hbo, Hardware, Tech, Accessibility, Netflix, Fire TV, Hulu, Voice, Cw, TechCrunch, Alexa, Voice Assistant, Voice Computing, Fire TV Cube, Accessible Technology


Amazon Introduces New Fire TV Stick 4K, Alexa Voice Remote

Turns out Amazon wasn’t done with its fall device announcements: Two weeks after introducing a number of new Echo speakers and accessories as well as a new DVR, the company announced a new 4K Fire TV stick as well as a new Alexa voice remote Wednesday. The new Fire TV Stick 4K supports Dolby Vision and […]
Tags: Amazon, News, Fire TV, Alexa, Fire TV Stick 4K