Amazon’s new Fire TV wants to take on Apple TV, Roku and Chromecast. But what does the box offer, and how does it differ from its competitors. Check out our video to find out:
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Show notes for this episode:
- Amazon is selling the Fire TV for $99 on its website, which also includes all technical specs of the device.
- Fire Tv owners can also buy a separate game pad for $40.
- Check out our live blog and additional coverage of the Fire TV announcement, and read why I think that Amazon will sell a lot of these.
Are you going to buy a Fire TV? Do you think that the device is offering anything that’s missing from Roku and Co?
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