Amazon Fire TV


Google reportedly looking to add Chromecast integration to Nest smart speakers

Google is reportedly working on integrating its Nest Audio smart speakers with its Chromecast streaming devices. In a comment made to The Wall Street Journal for a feature on smart speakers, a Google spokesperson said that the company is looking to integrate its smart home devices, though they did not specifically mention which products. It […]

Bloomberg launches OTT Quicktake network

Bloomberg is expanding its Quicktake brand to launch a 24/7 streaming news network. Previously announced in October, the Quicktake network will officially launch Monday, November 9 at 9am EST (2pm GMT). It launches with 10.5 hours of programming featuring ten original series and four live daily news shows encompassing a broad range of subjects spanning […]

Freeview Play launches on Amazon Fire TV Edition TVs

Digital UK and Amazon have announced a partnership that will see Freeview Play, the online service of the UK free-to-view digital-terrestrial platform, launch on Fire TV Edition TVs sets.  The player brings together 85 freeview channels, and free access to nine on-demand players including BBC iPlayer, ITV Hub, All 4, My5, UKTV Play, CBS Catchup […]

Amazon launches new Fire Sticks and redesigned Fire TV UX

Amazon has launched a new cut-price Fire Stick and visual overhaul for the Fire TV UX. The company said that it will look to build on its 100 million devices sold globally with a next-generation Fire TV Stick and a cheaper Fire TV Stick Lite. The standard US$39.99 Fire TV Stick remains the same price, […]

BT Sport launches on Amazon Fire TV, Android TV and Roku devices

BT Sport is making its app available on Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Roku streaming players and Roku TV boxes. Launching on these devices and platforms ahead of the new Premier League season this weekend means that the BT Sport App is now available on a range of devices that includes the Samsung smart TV, […]

TikTok heads for the TV screen with Amazon Fire app

Social media service TikTok has launched an app on the Amazon Fire TV platform, enabling TV viewers to watch TikTok videos on the big screen. The More on TikTok app launched yesterday in the face of a looming ban on the social media site in the US from the Trump administration. More on TikTok is […]

YouTube Kids makes a comeback on Amazon Fire TV 

YouTube Kids, a children-friendly version of the leading video platform, has launched on Amazon Fire TV devices.  YouTube Kids launched in the US in 2015, aimed at kids under 13, with a range of content channels and creators. Freesat customers will be able to access content covering arts and crafts, sports, music and educational videos […]

Fire TV hits 40 million users

There are now more than 40 million monthly active users of Fire TV devices, Amazon has said. This latest figure is up 8% from the 37 million monthly active users Amazon announced in September. Fire TV started life in 2014 as an inexpensive streaming stick, but the range has since been expanded to include the […]

Apple TV app launches on Amazon Fire sticks

Apple is continuing to build the number of platforms on which its TV service is available with the launch of the Apple TV for Amazon’s Fire streaming devices.  The App, which looks and functions much the same as it does on Apple’s own hardware, is available on the Fire TV Stick 4k, the 2nd generation […]

Amazon launches raft of new Fire TV products, expands international presence

Amazon is to bring over 15 new Fire TV Edition devices to the North American and European markets, is to take its new Fire TV Cube to the UK, Germany and Japan. New products include what Amazon describes as he world’s first Fire TV Edition smart TV with built-in far-field voice control, the first OLED […]

1 2 3 7