Deals of the Day (6-21-2018)

Amazon’s new Fire TV Cube may be available today for $120… but if you don’t want hands-free voice controls for your TV, you can score pretty good choices on cheaper media streamers today. Amazon is selling refurbished Fire TV devices for as little as $30, and you can pick up a refurbished 1080p Roku stick for $35 […]

Deals of the Day (6-11-2018)

Amazon’s new Fire TV Cube may be up for order for $120, but if you don’t need the Alexa smart speaker functions, you can save some money by picking up one of Amazon’s cheaper Fire TV devices… and today they’re cheaper than usual. The online retailer is selling the 4K-ready Amazon Fire TV for $50 […]

Deals of the Day (3-16-2018)

Amazon is continuing to offer the 4K HDR-ready Fire TV media streamer for $45 (or $25 off its list price) to Prime members today, and the 1080p-ready Fire TV Stick is on sale for $25 (or $15 off). But those aren’t the only deals on media streamers today. Best Buy is running a 2-day sale […]

Deals of the Day (1-19-2018)

Didn’t get a chance to pick up a cheap media streaming device during the 1,001 Black Friday sales that took place between November and December? Amazon’s selling refurbished Fire TV Sticks for $30 today, which is about $10 less than the price of a new one. Or you can snag the latest Roku Streaming Stick […]

Deals of the Day (11-29-2017)

Missed your chance to score an Amazon Fire TV Stick for $25 on Black Friday and Cyber Monday? Amazon’s running a sale today that’s almost as good… if you’re in the market for a Fire TV Stick and an Amazon Echo Dot. Right now there’s a bundle deal that lets you pick up both for $60. […]

Here are some of the best Black Friday 2017 mobile tech deals

There’s 10 days to go until Black Friday, but stores have been announcing their after-Thanksgiving sale prices since the start of the month, and some deals are even live already: Amazon is currently offering a 3-month Amazon Music subscription for just $1. I’ve been keeping Liliputing’s Black Friday 2017 mobile tech deals page up to […]

Amazon Fire TV software update adds voice-to-text input

Amazon is rolling out a software update for its Fire TV devices that adds support for live streaming Thursday Night Football games (for Prime members), among other things. But as a non-sports fan, there’s another feature I find much more interesting. You can finally enter text using your voice. That could make entering usernames, passwords, […]

Amazon’s new Fire TV Stick supports USB accessories (with an adapter)

Amazon’s 2nd-gen Fire TV Stick with Voice Remote is now shipping. The $40 media streamer looks almost exactly like it predecessor, but as I noted when the new model was announced last month, it has a faster processor, support for HEVC video streaming, 802.11ac MIMO WiFi for faster internet connections, and the new model comes with […]