The YouTube app, which should be available until Jan. 1, is no longer working on the Amazon Fire TV. Users are being redirected to browsers to access the video streaming service, but there is a workaround.
Apps/Software December 29, 2017
Amazon has found a way for users to access YouTube on Fire TV devices. As Google bans YouTube from Amazon’s products, Firefox is here to the rescue.
Apps/Software December 21, 2017
Amazon and Google are in 'productive discussions' as Chromecast product listings go up on Amazon again. That could mean that YouTube is going to stay on the Fire TV and return to the Echo Show.
Business Tech December 15, 2017
Google has now officially removed YouTube from Amazon Echo Show devices and will do the same thing on Fire TV by January next year. What’s Amazon’s next move?
Apps/Software December 6, 2017
There are two new Amazon Fire TV models coming this year, according to AFTVNews. The first one resembles the Google Chromecast, while the second one will take voice commands like the Alexa-powered Echo Dot.
Gadgets September 11, 2017
It is very clear Amazon wants to expand its footprint to include Alexa in home devices. To do this, it has turned to the old staple of the home - the television. The first batch of 4K TVs to use Amazon's Fire TV with Alexa are now available for preorder.
Smart Home May 16, 2017
A new report reveals Apple is currently testing a 4K Apple TV. Here's why you should not get your hopes up too high.
Apple February 16, 2017
Facebook has announced a new TV app slated to arrive on Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, alongside other set-top boxes. The company said that its purpose is to provide Facebook users a way to consume content wherever they prefer.
Apps/Software February 14, 2017
Three companies have launched 4K Ultra HD smart TVs with Amazon's Alexa. Seiki, Westinghouse Electronics, and Element Electronics will come up with smart TVs that have the Amazon Fire TV interface.
Televisions January 4, 2017
TV streaming devices have started to become more ubiquitous, affordable and versatile. If you're looking to enhance your living room experience this holiday season, here are the best TV streaming devices of 2016.
Gadgets December 25, 2016
AT&T has already sent out invites to the DirecTV Now's launch in New York on Nov. 28. The company will reportedly offer hard-to-resist subscription bundles with freebies for consumers of on-demand and live streaming content.
Internet November 19, 2016
Amazon showcased the newest Fire TV Stick with Alexa voice remote, and the media streaming device has a few aces up its sleeve. Enhanced speed, a huge panoply of channels and Alexa’s voice assistance are some of the important assets of the device.
Gadgets September 29, 2016
Twitter is stepping into the video streaming game with new apps for the Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Xbox One, offering plenty of content from Vine and Periscope, to name a few.
Apps/Software September 15, 2016
Amazon announced on Wednesday that Prime Day 2016 was the 'biggest day ever' for sales, outdoing last year’s Prime Day and even Cyber Monday.
Business Tech July 14, 2016
CBS' 'Big Brother' has added a number of new viewing platforms by which fans can access the popular 24/7 live feeds of the hit summer show following its premiere date. This year, in addition to the show’s dedicated Roku channel, viewers can stream the new houseguest action via Google Chromecast, Apple TV and Amazon’s Fire TV.
Movies/TV Shows June 17, 2016
Amazon updates the Fire TV lineup with software version 5.2. The latest software update brings improved Alexa support, enhanced parental controls, bug fixes and more.
Apps/Software May 29, 2016
As Amazon Q1 profits soared, the e-commerce retailer experienced its most profitable quarter ever. Gross revenue of $29.13 billion brought in profits of $513 million.
Business Tech April 30, 2016
Nest thermostat users will soon be able to adjust their temperature settings by simply giving out commands to Amazon Alexa. Some of these commands include setting the bedroom thermostat to a certain degree and telling the thermostat that the user feels too hot.
FUTURE TECH March 5, 2016
Amazon said that its devices achieved record sales over the Black Friday weekend, selling three times more Amazon-branded devices compared to last year.
Business December 2, 2015
CBS All Access has already landed on Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick with Voice Remote. The service provides subscribers the opportunity to stream a wide variety of content anytime of the day.
Apps/Software November 24, 2015
Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick users can now access Sony's Internet TV service PlayStation Vue using their devices, with Chromecast support coming soon.
Internet November 13, 2015
Amazon unveiled which of its hardware products will be getting price cuts for its Black Friday sale. These include its best-selling 7-inch Kindle Fire that will be available for only $35.
Gadgets November 11, 2015
The Apple TV is making its way to its first customers in the East after Apple Stores in the U.S. got ready to sell the next-generation set-top box on Friday. However, there’s one place you surely wouldn’t find an Apple TV.
Gadgets October 30, 2015
Competitive streaming devices from Amazon, Apple and Google added HBO Now's standalone subscription service before, but Roku finally made the app available to its users Thursday.
Gadgets October 8, 2015
The release of the Roku 4 is just around the corner. Rumors say 4K streaming capabilities are highly possible.
Gadgets September 26, 2015
Amazon announced its next-generation Amazon Fire TV and Amazon Fire Stick Thursday. The new devices will support 4K Ultra HD content and voice-activated searches, respectively.
Gadgets September 17, 2015
Amazon takes on the Apple TV once again.
Gadgets September 17, 2015
The competition among today’s top streaming TV devices has never been more exciting now that Apple just unveiled the new Apple TV during its big Sept. 9 event.
Gadgets September 12, 2015
Amazon announced on Tuesday it will now let iOS and Android users download its Instant Video content via the updated apps so that Prime members may watch movies and TV shows even offline.
Internet September 1, 2015
A new analysis of the streaming media device market shows Roku is still the market leader. Apple has fallen to fourth place behind Google and Amazon.
Gadgets August 25, 2015
Home Box Office announced that its stand alone internet streaming service HBO Now is now available for Android and Amazon Fire devices.
Internet July 16, 2015
Amazon has announced its new Fire OS 5 Developer Preview, allowing developers to test out its latest software based on Android 5.0 Lollipop. Fire OS 5 will power Fire tablets, Fire TVs, and the Fire TV Stick.
Apps/Software June 23, 2015
Jumping into the fray of offering online video game streaming with Nvidia Grid and Sony's PlayStation Now, game rental company GameFly plans on offering game streaming on Amazon Fire TV.
Internet June 2, 2015
Here’s what you can get from Google’s Android TV set-top box.
Gadgets May 27, 2015
Amazon announced the Fire TV OS 1.5 rollout, which comes with a bunch of new features thate come to both Fire TV and the Fire TV Stick. Registered users automatically get the update and will get a notification in their email.
Apps/Software April 14, 2015
This guide explains the main features and selling points of Amazon Fire TV, Roku and Apple TV so you can find the best option for you.
Feature April 14, 2015
Amazon has rolled out significant updates to its Fire TV box and Fire TV stick. The updates support external USB storage, wireless headphones and allow travellers to use hotel Wi-Fi.
Gadgets March 24, 2015
With Amazon's Fire TV launch, many are already beginning to look at how it's different from Apple TV, Chromecast and Roku. Which one should you get?
Gadgets April 12, 2014
Amazon tapped Gary Busey and the actor's eccentric ways to educate consumers on its new Amazon Fire TV set-top box.
Gadgets April 7, 2014