Now Amazon's always-listening Echo and Dot speakers can control Fire TV devices without the remote, using just your voice. Bingeing just got even easier.
With its compact size and ultra-affordable price, the Fire TV Stick is one of the best Amazon devices you can buy. It comes with a small app store of entertainment and news apps, plus a few casual games. But you can add more too. The...Show More Summary
The Roku Streaming Stick and the Amazon Fire TV Stick are easily the two best ways to add streaming content to your TV without spending a lot of money. They both offer access to content from thousands of different sources, and they both offer terrific user experiences that are simple to use yet robust. Show More Summary
Hands-free remote battle: Amazon Alexa and Fire TV vs. Google Home and Chromecast
Amazon’s Fire TV Stick is one of the best things to have ever happened to home entertainment. As great as it is, however, there’s a serious design flaw — why on Earth does it ship with a power adapter? No, of course you can’t power it through the HDMI port, but every TV on the planet has at least one unused USB port on the back. Show More Summary
Available on Apple TV, Amazon Fire and Roku.
GUEST: Amazon is always improving its popular digital voice assistant, Alexa. The latest update: You can now control your Amazon Fire TV using Alexa and the Echo, totally hands-free. Even if you don’t own one of the devices, you’ve probably heard of Alexa, the digital assistant that powers Amazon’s Echo line of devices. Alexa is one […]
This isn’t normally something we’d post about but since many of our followers said they were interested in BritBox, the new British TV streaming service from the BBC and ITV here in the USA, once it was on Amazon Prime, we thought it was worth posting about. Show More Summary
We love the streaming system, but everything else about this TV isn't great.
One of the coolest things about Amazon’s Fire TV Stick and Fire TV is the Alexa integration. It’s so awesome to have Amazon’s personal assistant solution baked right into your media streaming device. But sometimes you’d rather type than talk, and Amazon's Fire TV doesn’t really make that easy. Show More Summary
If you own an Amazon Fire TV or Fire TV Stick you can now control it with just your voice. How? By making use of Alexa, of course. There are some caveats though… You have to live in the U.S., also own an Echo device, and be willing to issue commands to an artificial intelligence. Show More Summary
If you own a Fire TV Stick, prepare to have your mind blown. Tons of people have Amazon’s compact streaming media device connected to their HDTVs and to power outlets, since HDMI ports obviously can’t power devices. What many people don’t realize, however, is that there’s no reason to plug your Fire TV Stick into the wall. Show More Summary
Amazon’s Fire TV can now be controlled by voice and a compatible Amazon Echo device, thanks to a software update that began rolling out today. The new voice-control feature was mistakenly posted to Amazon’s site a couple of weeks back and never went live, but it’s definitely official today. Show More Summary
Using any Echo, you'll now be able to use Alexa to control the Fire TV box and Fire TV Edition sets.
You can now tell your Amazon Echo device to pause, play, fast forward, rewind, or launch content on Amazon Fire TV. Up next: Smart home camera feeds on your TV.
Fire TV owners could already control their set with voice commands, but doing so used to mean having to pick up the remote. Now that Amazon’s set top box can be paired with an Echo, the company has brought users another step closer to...Show More Summary
The Fire TV from Element brings Amazon's assistant to the living room, and one owner shares his likes and dislikes.
When it comes to streaming media devices, there are a million of them out there and many of them are terrific options. But only one line of devices can be the best, and there’s precious little question it’s Amazon’s Fire TV line. Whether...Show More Summary
Prime Day was pretty crazy this year, but one of the most insane sales we saw had to be the massive discount Amazon was offering on the Element 50-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV - Amazon Fire TV Edition. The bad news is that it sold out in just hours, and we have no idea when or even if we’ll ever see a price that low again. Show More Summary