Amazon’s Fire TV devices have received a major update today, including programmable routines and a new tab called “Live”.
Amazon devices follow one another and there are more and more with notable improvements. Fire TVs are the strongest competition to Google’s Chromecast.
If you have a Fire TV, you can watch an infinite number of channels, install applications, play Internet content, use YouTube normally, watch Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, HBO, etc.
In addition, it doesn’t matter if your TV is an old model or nor a smart TV, with the new Chromecast from Google or some Fire TV Stick from Amazon, you can do almost everything a smart TV can do. All you need to do is to insert Fire TV to an HDMI connector on the TV and use the Wi-Fi connection.
Recently Amazon has renewed its range of Fire TV devices, introducing the Fire TV Stick Lite and the third generation Fire Stick. These are joined by the already introduced Fire TV Stick 4K, for viewing content in 4K resolution and the Fire TV Cube.
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Fire TV now adopts another feature that is almost essential in these times where information is always wanted live and as quickly as possible. There is a Live section from which users can access a wide range of programs and content being broadcast live. In addition, it allows the possibility of accessing faster to those channels to which you have subscribed.
It is not the only thing that Amazon brings new to its Fire TV users, but people who has a Fire TV device will be able to create routines with Alexa through the Stick starting today. Among the routines are those that take advantage of options such as turning the TV on and off, pausing the playback of content, opening applications and playing a voice dictated content, among other functions.
In addition, you can make Alexa truly smart with new routines. For example, you can set it up so that when you tell Alexa that you are going to the bathroom or eating something, it will automatically pause the content.