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[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...

Use Xposed Edge Pro to Auto-Start FireStarter or AppStarter on the Amazon Fire TV

A few days ago, the Playing With Fire Mod was published that allows you to essentially turn your Fire TV box/stick into an Android TV device. Following upon that, XDA Senior Member Y314K has published a guide showing you how to use Xposed Edge Pro to get FireStarter/AppStarter working on a a Fire TV/Fire TV Stick and...

Playing with Fire Mod Brings Android TV Apps and UI to Amazon Fire TV

The Amazon Fire TV is a really solid streaming box if you want something that'll stream 4K content, have access to a strong selection of apps, offer some decent games to play, and look fairly sleek on your TV stand. Dig a bit deeper into the Fire TV though, and you can do some pretty...