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 Pandora, HBO go, plus much more. A remote control is included that works with buttons or voice commands, new versions now comprised Alexa Virtual Assistant. Simply by plugging it in a HDMI video 19, it can turn any TV into a Smart TV.
Launched in 2014 the Fire Stick is currently in Roku, and competition with Google Chromecast. Amazons Fire Stick, Chromcast, and Roku, are a new breed of electronic equipment known as Streaming TV Sticks that flow films and TV shows from online sources.
There are two versions of the Fire Stick with the new version introduced in October 2016. The newest version included updated hardware together with the digital helper Alexa.
The new accessories 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 resolution is the 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 common online streaming solutions each with their particular content. Anyone who has Amazon Prime shipping will also have access to videos on the Fire TV Stick. Amazon has for streaming a free 30 Day Trial.
Apart from streaming movies and TV shows it can also play games also has Voice controls with Alexa virtual assistant. Programs can also be installed to customize the Fire Stick to enhance its capacity to perform what an owner wants. Amazon also creates the Fire TV Box which is an android TV box which has better hardware but also cost more.