YouTube coming to Fire TV and Prime Video to Chromecast as Amazon and Google call a truce

Amazon and Google have announced that an official YouTube app is finally returning to the Fire TV platform. And for the first time, Amazon Video will officially support Chromecast devices. The updates should roll out “in the coming months,” and Amazon says other apps including YouTube TV and YouTube Kids will be coming to Fire […]

Amazon Fire TV Game Controller doesn’t support newest Fire TVs anymore

Good news for folks looking to play games on their Amazon Fire TV devices: the Amazon Fire TV Game Controller in on sale for $20, marked down from $50. That’s the lowest price ever on this wireless game controller. Bad news for folks that have recent Fire TV devices: Amazon’s official game controller only works […]

Amazon Fire TV Cube on the way (maybe with a mic, speaker, and Alexa support)

Last September AFTV News reported that Amazon was working on at least two new Fire TV devices, a pendant-style model that would dangle from your TV’s HDMI port, and a cube-shaped device that would basically be a cross between an Amazon Echo Dot and a Fire TV. A few weeks later, Amazon unveiled the $70 […]

Best Buy ditches Roku for Amazon Fire TV for its new Insignia Smart TVs

Best Buy and Amazon announced an exclusive partnership this morning that will have Best Buy selling Amazon Fire TV Edition smart televisions in its stores, with “more than 10” Fire TV Edition models coming soon from Toshiba and Best Buy’s own Insignia brand. The new TVs will be sold in Best Buy stores, at BestBuy.com, […]