The Amazon Fire Stick is a small device the size of a flash drive that adheres to some TVs HDMI port. The Fire Stick enables any TV to much more, and stream content over WiFi like Netflix, YouTube, Hulu, Pandora, HBO go. A remote control is included that works with buttons or voice commands, new versions currently included Alexa Virtual Assistant. It could turn any TV into a wise TV simply by plugging it.
Launched in 2014 the Fire Stick is in Roku, and contest with Google Chromecast. Amazons Fire Stick, Chromcast, and Rokuare a new breed of electronic equipment called Streaming TV Sticks that stream films and TV shows from sources.
There are two variations of the Fire Stick with the newest version introduced in October 2016. The newest version included updated hardware together with the digital assistant Alexa.
The output signal resolution is the same for both with definition 720p or 1080p.
Following a Fire TV Stick is installation with a TV, a steaming service is going to be necessary. Amazon, Netflix and Hulu are definitely the most popular online streaming services each with their own content. Anyone who has Amazon Prime shipping will also have access to videos automatically on the Fire TV Stick. Amazon has a free 30 Day Trial for streaming.
Besides streaming movies and TV shows it can also play games and contains Voice controls using Alexa virtual helper. Apps can also be installed to further customize the Fire Stick to enhance its capacity to perform what an owner needs. Amazon also creates the Fire TV Box Amazon Ethernet that's an android TV box which has better hardware but also cost more.