The Amazon Fire Stick is a 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, plus stream content over WiFi like Netflix, YouTube Pandora, HBO go. A remote control is included that works using buttons or voice commands, new versions now included Alexa Virtual Assistant. Simply by plugging it it could essentially turn any TV.
Introduced in 2014 the Fire Stick is in contest with Google Chromecast, also Roku. Amazons Fire Stick, Chromcast, and Roku, are a new breed of electronics called Streaming TV Sticks that flow films and TV shows from sources.
There are two versions of the Fire Stick using the newest version introduced in October 2016. The most recent version included updated hardware together 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 new 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 video output signal resolution is exactly the same for both with definition 720p or 1080p.
After a Fire TV Cube Fire TV Stick is installation with a TV, a steaming service is going to be needed. Amazon, Netflix and Hulu would be definitely the most popular 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 a free 30 Day Trial.
Apart from streaming movies and TV shows it may also play games and contains Voice controls with Alexa virtual assistant. Programs can also be installed to customize the Fire Stick to boost its ability to do what an owner wants. Amazon also creates the Fire TV Box which is an android TV box that has better hardware but also be more expensive.