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Amazon's 4K TV streaming stick so cheap right now you can't afford not to buy one

Amazon's 4K TV streaming stick so cheap right now you can't afford not to buy one

It wouldn't be Prime Day if Amazon weren't discounting all of its own hardware. If you've been waiting to upgrade your streaming experience, the entire lineup of Fire TV gadgets is on sale. Whether you're switching from another platform or adding Netflix to your bedroom TV, there's a little something for everyone.
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Amazon is kicking everyone's butt in the streaming wars

Amazon is kicking everyone's butt in the streaming wars

When the Chromecast debuted back in 2013, it was a legitimate revolution: an incredibly cheap, incredibly simple gadget that let you send all the streaming video on your phone straight to your TV. But in the years since, Google has steadily lost ground in the set-top box market in pretty much every metric. The big winner at the moment is, indisputably, Amazon.

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Is Amazon Photos the right Google Photos replacement for you?

Is Amazon Photos the right Google Photos replacement for you?

Google Photos is discontinuing its free storage option, but after years of conditioning users to unlimited free space for their images, people are understandably starting to look for alternatives that don't charge as much as Google Photos could in the future. One of the more interesting competitors might be Amazon Photos, which is incredibly similar to Google Photos. There's a big catch, though — Amazon Photos doesn't have a 100% free tier. You need to pay for Amazon Prime to enjoy the benefits.

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Firefox is ending support for Amazon Fire TV and Echo Show devices

Firefox is ending support for Amazon Fire TV and Echo Show devices

Firefox came to Fire TV devices way back at the tail-end of 2017, available alongside Amazon's own Silk browser. Although there's plenty of reasons to access the web on a TV, it really only showed up for one reason. During the years where YouTube was unavailable on Amazon's streaming gadgets, Firefox provided an easy alternative. Of course, an official YouTube app has been back on Fire TV since 2019, significantly reducing the need for a third-party web browser. Starting on April 30th, 2021, Mozilla will no longer support Firefox on the Fire TV or its Echo Show.

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Get a 43-inch 4K Fire TV for just $240 ($60 off)

Get a 43-inch 4K Fire TV for just $240 ($60 off)

When you take a minute to think about it, it's wild how much TV you can get for your money anymore. If you're out for a 4K set that doesn't take up an entire wall, we've got a great deal for you: today only, Best Buy's got a 43-inch Insignia Fire TV for 240 bucks, 20 percent cheaper than usual.

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Fire TV for Auto to debut on the upcoming Jeep Wagoneer models

Fire TV for Auto to debut on the upcoming Jeep Wagoneer models

The Wagoneer brand is about to be revived as the premium extension of Jeep vehicles. Two high-end SUVs are scheduled to be unveiled on March 11, but we already know they will feature an innovative infotainment system. The brand has partnered with Amazon to be the first to feature Fire TV for Auto on its vehicles, allowing passengers to stream content on the road.

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Add extra voice controls to your Fire TV setup for $20 with the Fire TV Blaster ($15 off)

Add extra voice controls to your Fire TV setup for $20 with the Fire TV Blaster ($15 off)

I'm personally a big fan of dedicated remote controls for TVs, but a lot of techy folks love controlling their media experience sans buttons. The Fire TV Blaster lets you use voice commands via your Echo speakers to power your TV on and off, adjust volume, and change inputs — and today, you can grab one for 20 bucks.

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Xfinity Stream beta now available on Fire TV (APK Download)

Xfinity Stream beta now available on Fire TV (APK Download)

Xfinity Stream subscribers have been waiting for Comcast's streaming service to roll out more widely across platforms, including Android TV. While that isn't happening today, we are a step closer. Following Chromecast support landing earlier this year, Fire TV owners can now access Xfinity Stream courtesy of a new app beta over at Amazon's app store.

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Fire TV update lets you quickly check your security camera feed without pausing the show

Fire TV update lets you quickly check your security camera feed without pausing the show

Amazon just started sending out a big home screen redesign to Fire TV devices, but that's not all the new stuff that's coming. Owners of the second-gen Fire TV Cube, 2020 4K Toshiba Fire TV, and 2020 4K Insignia Fire TV will soon be able to view their security camera feeds in picture-in-picture mode without interrupting the content currently playing.

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Fire TV gets its biggest update ever, with an emphasis on content discovery and personalization

Fire TV gets its biggest update ever, with an emphasis on content discovery and personalization

Amazon announced a bunch of new hardware back in September, but the company also teased a brand-new Fire TV experience. Now the update appears to be rolling out to select Fire TV devices, and it promises to be the most significant software upgrade yet, delivering plenty of new features that make it easier to watch what you love.

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