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Amazon Fire TV Stick specs compared (Fire TV Stick 4K Max, Stick 4K, Stick, and Stick Lite)

Amazon’s Fire TV line of devices now includes four different Fire TV Stick models with list prices ranging from $30 to $55. But under the hood it turns out that some models have remarkably similar hardware. In fact, the $30 Amazon Fire TV Stick Lite and $40 Fire TV Stick are basically identical. The only […]

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Give an Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K an Android TV-style makeover

Amazon’s Fire TV devices ship with a custom, Android-based operating system called Fire OS. But it’s possible to replace the default software with something that looks and functions a bit more like Google’s Android TV. Xda-developers forum member burcbuluklu has posted a guide outlining the process for doing that with an Amazon Fire TV Stick […]

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Daily Deals (11-21-2019)

Amazon’s Fire TV Stick 4K normally sells for $50. But right now the company is offering a Fire TV Stick 4K + Echo Dot bundle that lets you pick up one of each for just $47 when you use the coupon ECHO4Kat checkout. Don’t want an Echo Dot? Give it to a friend — you […]

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You can unlock the Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K bootloader (but it’s not easy)

The Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K is a $50 media streamer that comes with an Alexa-enabled voice remote, support for 4K HDR playback, and the ability to stream videos and music from most popular sources (including the recently re-added YouTube). But that’s not good enough for some folks — so xda-developers member k4y0z has posted […]

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Daily Deals (6-04-2019)

Amazon is running a sale on refurbished devices, which means you can pick up a Fire TV Stick 4K for $30 or a Fire HD 8 for $50. Meanwhile, there’s also a sale on select Anker products, which could make today a good day to pick up some headphones, portable batteries, or other accessories. Here […]

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Lilbits 357: Pixel themes could make (Google’s) Android phones more customizable

The next major version of Android won’t be ready for the general public until this fall, and given how long it takes most smartphone makers to release OTA updates or ship new phones with the latest version of Android, it could be another year or two before you’re likely to get it. But Google is […]

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Daily Deals (1-25-2019)

With a list price of $50, the Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K is already one of the most affordable media streaming devices with support for 4K HDR content. But $40 is an even better price… and that’s how much Amazon is charging for it today. The media streaming stick plugs directly into the HDMI port […]

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Daily Deals (11-16-2018)

In case you haven’t noticed, Black Friday is kind of a month-long event these days. But as Thanksgiving approaches, we’re starting to see more and more so-called “Black Friday” prices going live. Today’s addition? Amazon’s sale prices are live for a bunch of products and bundles. You can pick up a 3-pack of Echo Dot […]