The Amazon Fire Stick is a small device the size of a flash drive that plugs. The Fire Stick empowers any TV to much more, plus stream content over WiFi such as Netflix, YouTube, Hulu, Pandora, HBO go. A remote control is included that works using buttons or voice commands, new versions currently comprised Alexa Virtual Assistant. It can turn any TV into a wise TV simply by plugging it.
Launched in 2014 the Fire Stick is currently in Roku, also competition with Google Chromecast. Amazons Fire Stick, Chromcast, and Roku, are a new breed of electronic equipment called Streaming TV Sticks that stream movies and TV shows from sources.
There are two versions of the Fire Stick with the new version introduced in October 2016. The newest version included updated hardware together with the digital assistant accessories Alexa.
The output resolution is the same for both with definition 720p or 1080p.
Following a Fire TV Stick is setup with a TV, a steaming service will be necessary. Amazon, Netflix and Hulu would be the most common online streaming solutions each with their particular content. Anyone who has Amazon Prime shipping may also have access to movies on the Fire TV Stick. Amazon has a free 30 Day Trial for streaming.
Besides streaming films and TV shows it can also play games also has Voice controls with Alexa virtual helper. Apps may also be installed to further 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.