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Amazon Fire TV 4K review: Ultra HD frills for the masses
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Amazon Fire TV 4K review: Ultra HD frills for the masses

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The Fire TV is Amazon's fastest selling product of all time, both in its original set-top-box and streaming stick forms. It has beaten Kindle and Fire tablets, oh, and the phone of course, although that one has since been swept under the carpet. In fact,... >>

Amazon Fire TV gets ITV Player at last

Amazon Fire TV gets ITV Player at last

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Amazon has finally added ITV Player to its Fire TV app line-up, giving owners of the existing set-top-box, plus those expecting the new one to arrive on their doorstep from 5 October, a chance to watch the UK broadcaster's catch-up channels. The service... >>

Amazon Fire TV with 4K vs Amazon Fire TV: Is it worth upgrading?

Amazon Fire TV with 4K vs Amazon Fire TV: Is it worth upgrading?

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Amazon has updated its Fire TV set-top-box from the model sold for the majority of 2015, and it adds a fair few changes that make it an even more compelling media streamer than ever before. For a start, there's 4K video output - its headline feature for... >>

Forget Apple TV, a 4K Amazon Fire TV is expected any day now

Forget Apple TV, a 4K Amazon Fire TV is expected any day now

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One of the things absent from Apple's presentation of its new Apple TV set-top-box yesterday was any talk of 4K. Another was support for Amazon Prime Instant Video, one of the suppliers of Ultra HD streamed content out there. Some see them both as massive... >>

GameFly comes to Amazon Fire TV: Here's how to start streaming games

GameFly comes to Amazon Fire TV: Here's how to start streaming games

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Amazon wants to remind you that the Fire TV can be used for gaming. In fact, to get your attention, the company has recently announced it added over 600 apps and games to the Fire TV platform, including the GameFly Streaming service. GameFly Streaming... >>

HBO Go finally launches with voice search for Amazon Fire TV

HBO Go finally launches with voice search for Amazon Fire TV

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The Amazon Fire TV set-top box now serves up more video content options. From HBO, in fact. HBO GO is now available on Amazon Fire TV. You can use the online video service's app to watch HBO shows and films, though you still need an HBO subscription.... >>

Best home entertainment 2014: O2 Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Best home entertainment 2014: O2 Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

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Home entertainment is an even more exciting category this year than it was last year, with a huge variety of systems available to make your living room, or even a spare room the best place to be in the house. From the next-gen consoles bringing entertainment... >>

Amazon Fire TV updated with more game options and Android mirroring for all

Amazon Fire TV updated with more game options and Android mirroring for all

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No sooner has the Fire TV launched in the UK than Amazon has pushed a fairly major software update for the streaming box. One of the things that perhaps rankled about the device was that the list of compatible games was not as fully fleshed as we would... >>

Amazon Fire TV review
4.0 stars

Amazon Fire TV review

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When we first encountered the Amazon Fire TV and wrote our original review, it was a US product only. Since then though it has made it onto the UK market too and, with hindsight and time on its side, the UK version has implemented some of the things missing... >>

Amazon Fire TV now available for pre-order in UK and Germany

Amazon Fire TV now available for pre-order in UK and Germany

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During a private press event on the eve of the IFA consumer electronics trade show in Berlin, Amazon has announced that its video streaming and gaming set-top-box Fire TV is now available for pre-order in the UK and Germany. It is available to order from... >>