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Best Amazon Fire TV Deals for September 2018

The Amazon Fire TV Stick is a godsend for those of us who want to stick with our trusted non-smart television and also want to access Netflix on it, but there are also Fire TVs which have all the capabilities of Amazon’s Fire TV stick built into the TV itself. They’re generally affordably priced, but the best time to purchase one is during a sale. Below are the best deals we could find to help you locate the  [Read More…]

Canadians can now pre-order the Toshiba Fire Edition televisions

No more window shopping.

The Toshiba Fire TV Edition televisions are finally up for pre-order in Canada. They’ve been available for awhile in the United States, and now the tech is finally crossing the border. You can pre-order now from Amazon and Best Buy, and your new TV will ship on October 19th.

If you’re looking for 4K, your options include a 43-inch model for $ 550, a 50-inch model for $ 600, and a 55-inch model  [Read More…]

Amazon intros $50 Fire TV Stick 4K, Alexa Voice Remote

Amazon on Wednesday announced its Fire TV Stick 4K, the company’s most powerful streaming media stick to date. Moreover, it introduced the Alexa Voice Remote, which is included with the Fire TV Stick 4K; the bundle retails for $ 49.99.

As the name implies, the Fire TV Stick 4K gains 4K video streaming capabilities. Moreover, it is the first streaming media stick available with Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos. Comprised of a stick that plugs into your HDMI port and  [Read More…]

The Amazon Fire TV 4K Pendant is no more

The Amazon Fire TV 4K (aka the Amazon Fire TV pendant or Amazon Fire TV Gen. 3) is now out of production and won’t be replenished, Amazon tells us.

It was a cool design while it lasted.

Amazon has confirmed to CordCutters.com that the 2017 model of the Fire TV — also known as the Fire TV Gen. 3, or the Fire TV 4K, or the Fire TV pendant — has reached end-of-life status. No more are being  [Read More…]

One thing Amazon absolutely fixed with the new Fire TV Alexa Voice Remote

The previous Amazon Fire TV Voice Remote was lacking any sort of volume or power controls. The new Alexa Voice Remote rectifies that.

Wherein we commend Amazon for doing what we wanted it to do months ago.

You had to know it was coming. The only real question is why it took so long.

Amazon has announced a new Fire TV Voice Remote. And unlike every other remote control it’s released until now (OK, that’s  [Read More…]

The Fire TV Recast sends local television to your Echo Shows and Fire TVs

Pricing starts at $ 229 for a box with two tuners and a 500GB DVR.

While it’s easy to cut the cord and get national TV networks on your television with apps like Sling, YouTube TV, and more, sending local channels from an antenna to a smart device requires a bit more work. If you live in the Amazon ecosystem, things are about to get a lot more exciting thanks to the Fire TV Recast.

Your local  [Read More…]

Amazon’s latest Fire TV and Kindle deals rival Prime Day’s offerings

Exclusive, but worth checking out!

Amazon is no stranger to offering exclusive discounts to members of its Prime service, and right now the company has a few deals going on that are definitely worth checking out. If by some chance you aren’t a Prime member already, you can sign up for a free 30-day trial right now to take advantage of all these deals. We’ve been covering the deals as they went live over on Thrifter and now we  [Read More…]

Amazon’s latest Prime-exclusive discount is the Fire TV 4K for just $40

It pays to be a Prime member.

Update: If you’re concerned about streaming due to a slow or weak Wi-Fi connection at home, this discounted Amazon Ethernet Adapter for Fire TV devices can help you achieve a stronger connection for just $ 12 right now.

Amazon has been dishing out discounts on its own hardware to Prime members for about a week now, and the latest device to receive the treatment is the Fire TV 4K.  [Read More…]

Osmo coding toys are coming to Amazon Fire tablets soon

High tech at a lower cost.

Up until recently, Osmo products were only compatible with iPads, but no longer. Osmo products are coming for Amazon’s fire tablets. You can pre-order the Creative Kit for $ 70 or the Genius Kit for $ 100. Character-themed expansions include the Incredibles 2, Mickey & Friends, and Disney Princesses. The two base kits will start shipping in November, and the other items will be available sooner.

This is a pretty big  [Read More…]

Not again! Samsung facing lawsuit after NYC woman’s Galaxy Note 9 catches on fire

Oh no! It’s happening again! According to a new report by the New York Post, Samsung is facing a new lawsuit. This was filed by NYC real estate agent Diane Chung whose Galaxy Note 9 allegedly caught fire while she was in an elevator.

According to court papers, miss Chung was using her new Note 9 one evening when she noticed the device become extremely hot. She immediately stopped using the phone and placed inside her purse. But she soon  [Read More…]