Amazon introduces the Fire TV Stick
Amazon has just unveiled what they deem to be the “most powerful media streaming stick” in the market so far – the Fire TV Stick. It is said to boast of powerful hardware that comprises of a dual-core processor, has double the amount of the memory found in a Chromecast from Google, and carries dual-band, dual-antenna (MIMO) Wi-Fi to boot – not to mention exclusive features such as ASAP for instant streaming. In short, those who are willing to shell out $39 fr the Amazon Fire TV Stick will be able to enjoy the best of both world, as one makes full use of the included remote control for simple and easy navigation, not to mention being able to let your smartphone double up as a remote using with the free mobile app which includes voice search.
To have something that is simple and easy to use happens to be the dream of any developer, and the Fire TV Stick will also be accompanied by Amazon Fire TV’s award-winning user interface. In a nutshell, you as the user are required to just plug it in, and you are good to stream in a matter of minutes.
Being on the receiving end, you can take your pick from a wide range of popular video and music services, where among them include Netflix, Prime Instant Video, Hulu Plus, WatchESPN, NBA Game Time, Prime Music, Pandora, Spotify, and others. Not only that, you can also take advantage of instant access of shows such as Transparent, House of Cards, Orange is the New Black, Game of Thrones, and The Wire, apart from proudly claiming to have the largest selection of movies and TV episodes to rent or buy from Amazon Instant Video. Alternatively, one can also opt to fling or mirror content from your phone or tablet directly to Fire TV Stick.