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Amazon finally launches its flagship Fire TV Cube streaming box in India

Yesterday, we learned that Amazon was gearing up to bring its Fire TV Cube to the Indian shores. And today, the company has officially launched the device in the country. The Amazon Fire TV Cube (2nd gen) is a flagship streaming box from Amazon. It was launched in the US in 2019, but it’s only...

Amazon Fire TV Cube could be launching in India soon at an interesting price

Smart devices can take various forms, and some of the most recognizable product formats are smart speakers. Back in 2018, Amazon introduced the Amazon Fire TV Cube, which merged USPs of a smart speaker with a streaming set-top box product. Essentially, you could have hands-free access to Alexa and get all the features of an...

Amazon’s Fire TV Cube gets picture-in-picture support for Ring doorbells

You sit down, turn on the TV, and start watching your favorite show. Then the doorbell rings. Instead of getting up to see who it is — probably a neighbor wanting to borrow some sugar — you can view your front porch right from your TV. Amazon has announced that owners of the Fire TV Cube...

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...

Get this Insignia 50-inch 4K Smart Fire TV for $150 at Best Buy

If you've been looking for a great deal on a 4K smart TV this Black Friday, then your search ends here. Insignia's 50-inch 4K UHD Smart Fire TV is now up for sale on Best Buy for just $150. The Insignia 50-inch 4K UHD Smart Fire TV usually retails for $350 on Best Buy. Thanks...

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...

Google reportedly blocks Android TV makers from also using Amazon Fire TV

Google and Amazon have long been engaged in a cold war for user share. The two internet giants cross each other's path in several product categories – TV dongles, smart speakers and smart displays, voice assistants and a host of voice-activated products, and even app stores for Android devices. The feud took an ugly turn...

[Update: Available] Onida launches a smart TV in India with Amazon’s Fire TV software

Onida, formally known as MIRC Electronics, is an Indian TV brand that was very popular in the 1990s and early 2000s for its CRT televisions. After plummeting initially to the wave of Plasma TVs, and eventually LCD and LED TVs, and competition from international brands like Samsung, Sony, and LG, Onida has transitioned into a...

Leanback Launcher is an Android TV Launcher for the Amazon Fire TV

Amazon competes with Google on a number of fronts, from smart speakers to streaming boxes. (It even had its own smartphone once upon a time.) But the operating system at the heart of Amazon's Fire tablets and Fire TV set-top boxes is Fire OS, which is based on Android. It even supports a lot of Android's core...

Alexa Can Now Control Hulu, NBC, and More on the Fire TV

When it comes to the highly competitive voice assistant market, Amazon isn't playing around. It recently rolled out an update that lets developers notify Alexa users with audible pings and flashing LEDs, brought Alexa to smartphones such as the Huawei Mate 9, and and introduced Google Home-like personalised voice recognition to its Echo speakers. Needless to say, the...

Two New Amazon Fire TV Models Releasing Soon

The Amazon Fire TV is Amazon's answer to Android TV boxes and the Google Chromecast. Capable of playing games, streaming content and showing off the Alexa virtual assistant, the device was certainly no slouch. It came in the exact same form as a standard TV box. Soon after the Amazon Fire TV, the Amazon Fire...