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Amazon reveals its own smart TV lineup and an updated 4K Fire TV Stick

Last week, industry reports claimed that Amazon was working on its own brand of smart TVs for the United States, but details were unclear on how the TVs would be any different from existing Fire TV products. Amazon has now officially announced its new TVs, plus an updated Fire TV Stick built for cloud gaming....

RetroArch comes to Amazon’s Appstore, bringing easy access to emulators on Fire TV

RetroArch is a popular open-source front-end for emulators. If you’re into playing retro games, RetroArch is your one-stop-shop for all your emulating needs. It is itself not an emulator but allows you to add "cores" that act as the backend to emulate several legacy consoles such as the Nintendo DS. It offers a single, consistent...

Amazon rolls out new Fire TV UI to smart TVs and soundbars

In September last year, Amazon unveiled a revamped Fire TV UI and two new Fire TV sticks. The new UI aimed to offer users a more personalized experience and help them discover new content on the platform. At the time, the new UI was only available on the next-gen Fire TV Stick and the Fire...

Amazon Prime Video rolls out full Watch Party support on Fire TV, chat-only support on mobile

In June last year, Amazon Prime Video rolled out a new feature called Watch Party. The feature allowed users to watch TV shows and movies together over the internet. At launch, it was only available on Prime Video for desktop. However, in February this year, we spotted evidence suggesting that it would soon be available...

Give your Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K a taste of Google with this Android TV port

If you own an Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K released in 2018 and aren’t satisfied with the out-of-the-box software experience, you can now swap the UI for the Android TV experience. For background, Amazon develops its own fork of Android called Fire OS for its Fire TV and Fire Tablet devices. Fire OS for Fire...

Amazon begins rolling out redesigned software for Fire TV

Amazon has begun to roll out a redesigned software interface for its line of Fire TV devices. Referred to as the new “Fire TV experience,” the update includes more personalized recommendations and watch lists, plus the addition of multi-user support (up to six users). The home screen has been updated with a new navigation menu that...

Score an Amazon Fire TV for less this Black Friday, up to $40 off at Staples

The streaming TV stick genre has plenty of options, depending on your preference or brand loyalty. If you're a fan of Amazon's Fire TV lineup, then this deal might be of interest to you. Staples has a Fire TV Stick 4K for just $30 during Black Friday, a nice $20 off the $50 MSRP. Amazon...

Amazon Fire TV gets Live TV support in India through SonyLIV, Voot, Discovery+, NextG TV

Amazon recently launched two new Fire TV Sticks and completely revamped the Fire TV UI to offer users a more personalized experience. The new Fire TV Stick and Fire TV Stick Lite are scheduled to go on sale in India later this month. And just a few days ahead of the first sale, the company...

Amazon revamps Fire TV UI and announces two new Fire TV sticks

Just a few days after we first saw a leak of an upcoming affordable Fire TV Stick, Amazon has unveiled the next-gen Fire TV Stick, a new low-cost Fire TV Stick Lite, and a completely redesigned Fire TV user experience. Here's everything you need to know about the new Fire TV Sticks and the redesigned...

The Fire TV Stick Lite could be Amazon’s next cheap streaming TV dongle

While cutting the cord has become more and more popular over the years, COVID-19 has dramatically boosted how much media people are streaming from the Internet at home. Cheap streaming TV devices like Amazon's Fire TV lineup are the most popular gateways to cutting the cord, as these devices allow you to watch all of...

FTVLaunchX enables custom launchers on Amazon Fire TV devices without root

Amazon doesn’t officially make any Android-powered smartphones but the e-commerce giant does have a range of products that utilize Android. Amazon's Fire TV devices, for example, run a fork of Android, called Fire OS, with Amazon’s customized user interface on top. Although the underlying software is based on Android, Amazon doesn’t make it any easier...

Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K can now be bootloader unlocked

The Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K is one of the most popular streaming dongles from Amazon. It not only unlocks 4K video capabilities for connected devices but also brings support for HDR10+, Dolby Vision, and Dolby Atmos. Earlier this year, the device even received support for Miracast screen mirroring via an update and now, developers...