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Best Buy has 55" and 43" 4K Fire TVs on sale for $250 and $200

Are you on the lookout for a cheap telly? It seems like manufacturers made too many Fire TVs, because we're seeing them pretty remarkable deals from Toshiba and Insignia on 4K TVs.

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[Update: It's back, plus a free Echo Dot] Snag a 43" 4K smart Toshiba Fire TV for just $200, an all-time low

We found a particularly tempting TV sale this Sunday $200 for a Toshiba 43" Fire TV. With HDR support, this 4K LED TV is a Fire TV Edition device, so you can bark commands across the living room.

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Amazon Fire TV's OS 5.2.6 lets you use voice dictation when the keyboard is open

Back in 2010, Android 2.1 Eclair added voice dictation when the keyboard is open to let you use speech instead of hunting and pecking on your 3" display to type a few letters and characters. That function apparently never made it into Amazon's Fire OS Android fork on TVs (it's available on Fire tablets as far as I can tell). But that's changing now that Amazon is all about voice.

Fire OS 5.2.6 has been rolling to TV devices since September 13, but the official changelog was just posted and Amazon and says you can hold the voice button on the Alexa Voice Remote or the Fire TV Remote App (on your phone) when the keyboard is open to dictate text instead of typing one letter at a time.

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