Amazon just unveiled a new version of their Fire TV with a few major upgrades. The new Fire TV features 4K Ultra HD video capabilities. It also includes a new technology called Alexa, a cloud-based voice service that you can use do a number of actions. The processing power is another major upgrade to the system with 75% more processing power than the previous version of Fire TV.
It’s available for pre-order now for $99. Buy it here.
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Sideclick is a new project on Kickstarter that aims to consolidate your remotes. Instead of having 1 remote for your TV, and another remote for your streaming device, you can add a small remote to your streaming remote that can control your TV. It’s small, easy to use, and only $25. They will offer the Sideclick for Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, and Amazon Fire TV Stick. Head over to Kickstarter to check it out and pledge your $25.
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I love my Apple TV, it’s one of the best investments I’ve made. However, I might be trading it in for this new tiny black box from Amazon*. The Amazon Fire TV is the same cost as an Apple TV, but it was also double as a gaming machine. Now, don’t go expecting it to be a PS4 for the price of $99, but it does feature 2GBs of Ram & a quad-core processor. The Amazon Fire TV is available now, and so is the gaming controller.
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