The Amazon Fire Stick is a device the size of a flash drive that plugs. The Fire Stick enables any TV to a whole lot 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 into a HDMI video 19, it could turn any TV into a wise TV.
Launched in 2014 the Fire Stick is in Roku, also contest with Google Chromecast. Amazons Fire Stick, Roku, and Chromcast are a new breed of electronic equipment known as Streaming TV Sticks that flow movies and TV shows from sources.
There are two versions of the Fire Stick with the newest version introduced in October 2016. The newest version included updated hardware together with the digital helper Alexa.
The first version had a Broadcom BCM28145 Dual Vore 1.2 GHz processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB Storage, 802.11n WiFi, amazon devices 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 the same for both with higher definition 720p or 1080p.
After a Fire TV Stick is setup with a TV, a steaming service will be necessary. Amazon, Netflix and Hulu are the most common online streaming solutions each with their particular content. Anyone who has Amazon Prime shipping will have access to movies automatically on the Fire TV Stick. Amazon has a free 30 Day Trial for streaming.
Besides streaming movies and TV shows it may also play games and contains Voice controls with Alexa virtual assistant. Programs may also be installed to further 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 be more expensive.