2nd-gen Amazon Fire TV can be rooted (again)

It’s been a few years since hackers discovered how to root Amazon’s 2nd-gen Fire TV the first time. But Amazon patched the vulnerability used to gain root access with a software update, starting a bit of a cat and mouse game (another root method was later discovered and then lost due to another over-the-air software […]

Amazon’s new $100 Fire TV supports 4K video, Alexa voice

Amazon’s 2nd-gen Fire TV box is 75 percent faster, adds support for 4K video playback, and includes support for Alexa voice assistant features. And just like last year’s model, the new Amazon Fire TV sells for $100. The new Fire TV is available for pre-order immediately and it starts shipping on October 5th. The new model features […]