FireStarter is an Amazon Fire TV home screen replacement (for now)

Amazon’s Fire TV products make it easy to stream videos from Amazon, Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, and other sources to your TV. You can also install many third-party apps and games available from the Amazon Appstore. Want to install an app that’s not in Amazon’s store? No problem. The Fire TV and Fire TV Stick run Android, […]

HBO Now launches for Amazon Fire TV and TV Stick

Want to watch HBO without paying for a cable or satellite subscription? HBO Now lets you stream the network’s movies and TV shows over the internet for $15 per month. When the service first launched earlier this year it was only available for apple products. These days you can use HBO Now with Google Chromecast, phones and […]

Deals of the Day (8-03-2015)

  Amazon offers a range of low-cost tablets, eReaders, and TV boxes. But if you’re looking for a deal on those devices, Amazon isn’t always the store with the lowest prices. Right now Best Buy is offering up to $60 off a number of Amazon devices. You can pick up a Kindle for as little […]

Amazon Fire TV (and Stick) update adds support for Fling, favorites, and more

Amazon has released a firmware update for its Fire TV and Fire TV stick media streaming devices. Among other things, this update adds support for Amazon Fling, which lets you select a video or other content on your phone or tablet and send it to your Fire TV device with a tap of a button. It’s […]

Amazon sold “hundreds of thousands” of Fire TV Sticks on Prime Day

Amazon held its first “Prime Day” on July 15th, using the company’s 20th anniversary as an excuse for a made-up sales holiday. While plenty of folks were disappointed with the quality of the deals, Amazon is calling its first Prime Day a big success… and promises to do another one in the future. So what […]

HBO Now launches for Amazon Fire (and Android) devices

HBO is bringing its online video streaming service to more platforms, starting with Amazon Fire and Google Android devices. You use the HBO NOW apps from the Google Play Store or Amazon Appstore or Android to stream movies or TV shows to a smartphone or tablet (including Amazon’s Fire tablets). Support for Google’s Chromecast and Amazon’s Fire […]