The Amazon Fire Stick is a small device the size of a flash drive that plugs. The Fire Stick enables any TV to much more, and stream content over WiFi such as Netflix, YouTube, Hulu, Pandora, HBO go. A remote control is included that works with buttons or voice commands, new versions now included Alexa Virtual Assistant. Simply by plugging it in a HDMI video interface it can turn any TV.
Introduced in 2014 the Fire Stick is currently in contest with Google Chromecast, also Roku. Amazons Fire Stick, Roku, and Chromcast are a new breed of electronics called Streaming TV Sticks that stream movies and TV shows from online sources.
There are two variations of this Fire Stick with the new version released in October 2016. The newest version included updated hardware together with the digital assistant Alexa.
The first version had a Broadcom BCM28145 Dual Vore 1.2 GHz processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB Storage, 802.11n WiFi, and Bluetooth 3.0. 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 will be needed. Amazon, Netflix and Hulu would be definitely the most popular online streaming solutions each with their particular content. Anyone who has Amazon Prime shipping will have access to videos automatically on the Fire TV Stick. Amazon has a free 30 Day Trial for streaming.
Apart from streaming films and TV shows it can also play games also contains Voice controls using Alexa virtual helper. Apps can also be installed to customize the Fire Stick to enhance its amazon best seller ability to perform what an owner needs. Amazon also creates the Fire TV Box that's an android TV box which has better hardware but also be more expensive.