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Amazon’s Prime Photos now works with Alexa on Fire TV

Amazon today is rolling out a new experience for Prime Photos, its photo backup and sharing app, on Fire TV and Fire TV Stick. With the update, you can now ask Alexa to display your photos, including

Fire TV gets Amazon Echo integration for remote control-free channel changing

Fire TV owners could already control their set with voice commands, but doing so used to mean having to pick up the remote. Now that Amazon’s set top box can be paired with an Echo, the company has

eMarketer’s 2017 forecast puts Roku ahead of Chromecast and others in the U.S.

Roku may be the most-used connected TV device this year, edging out Chromecast, Fire TV and Apple TV, according to a new 2017 forecast from eMarketer released this morning. The firm estimates that 38.

Hulu’s Live TV service arrives on Amazon Fire TV

Hulu’s Live TV service, the expanded version of Hulu launched in May which provides access to live television in addition to Hulu’s existing on-demand library, is now available on Amazon F

Amazon brings its big-screen shopping app to Fire TV

In December, Amazon introduced a way to shop its site from the Apple TV through a dedicated app designed for tvOS. That same app, which lets you search and browse Amazon products and make purchases us

Amazon built Fire TV directly into a cheap 4K set

There’s the $90 Fire TV, the $40 Fire TV Stick and now, for the dongle-averse, Amazon is giving the world its first set with the company’s streaming media offering built-in. It’s up now for pre-

Amazon Fire TV code hints at plans for single sign-on support

Alongside the rollout of its TV app last year, Apple introduced support for single sign-on in iOS and Apple TV, which allows you to enter TV provider’s credentials just once in the Settings s

ABC launches a suite of local news apps for Fire TV

Disney-ABC is going after cord cutters with the launch of a suite of streaming TV apps for the Fire TV, aimed at bringing ABC stations’ local news to those who don’t pay for cable. The com

Amazon Fire TV’s new look arrives today

Ready for your Fire TV to get a makeover? Amazon says it will today begin to roll out an update that will bring new user interface, described as a “more cinematic experience” to Fire TV an

Twitter launches on Apple TV, Fire TV and Xbox One

Twitter needs to figure out a way to continue to grow — and it certainly seems open to looking into a lot of new places outside your phone to figure out how to do that. Today, the company said it is

Fire TV and Fire TV Stick updated with better voice search, personalized recommendations from HBO & Netflix

Amazon announced an update to Fire TV and its smaller companion, the Fire TV Stick, which will bring expanded Alexa-powered voice search to both devices, as well as a way to receive personalized reco

Fire TV gets new Alexa voice features, including app launching and restaurant searches

Amazon is giving TV viewers a few more, not-crazy reasons to talk back to their TVs. After bringing the functionality to various properties, opening it to third-party hardware and letting developers

Amazon Brings Its Virtual Assistant Alexa To Older Fire TV Devices

When Amazon rolled out the next generation of its set-top box, the Fire TV, last year, one of the standout features was the addition of Amazon Alexa to the platform. Today, the voice assistant is maki

Amazon Puts Out Hollow Holiday Metrics

The crowning glory of Amazon's just dropped post-Thanksgiving press missive -- trumpeting apparently accelerating holiday sales -- is the lack of any actual metrics...

Amazon Introduces “Amazon Fling,” A Developer Toolkit For Sending Media From Mobile Apps To Fire TV

Amid a slew of developer-focused announcements from Amazon today focused on things like using AWS for app testing, and the arrival of a new API Gateway service, for example, the company also introduc

HBO GO Finally Comes To Amazon Fire TV

Amazon just <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2014/04/23/hbo-go-amazon-fire-tv/">made good on its promise</a>. HBO GO is <a target="_blank" href="http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=176060&

Amazon Opens The Doors To Web Apps On Fire TV, Fire TV Stick

Amazon’s living room devices, the Fire TV and Fire TV Stick, can now run web applications. The company announced this morning that it’s allowing web developers to publish their HTML5-power

Fire TV Stick Review: A Great Streamer For An Amazon Household

The Fire TV Stick works. That's about all there is to it. It streams videos from Amazon, Netflix and more. It plays simple games and streams from local network shares. But it's not for everyone. There

Amazon’s New Fire TV Stick Is A $39 Chromecast Competitor With A Hardware Remote

Amazon’s connected TV plans don’t end with the Fire TV, an Apple TV-like device it launched last year – the company announced the Fire TV Stick today, a $39 dongle that resembles the Chr

This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: A Few Of Our Favorite Things

In the depths of August, much of the tech world is simply waiting for the fall to begin. In the first half of September alone, we'll have new devices from Apple, Motorola, and Amazon. But for now, it'
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