Entries Tagged as 'Fire TV'

Movies Anywhere Launches New Content Locker Service

October 12th, 2017 · No Comments · Amazon, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, Full HD 1080p, News, OTT services, search and recommendation, Streaming Services

  Walt Disney has brought together five of the six major Hollywood studios to provide a new digital content locker for the ownership and playback of streamed movies accessed through an app called Movies Anywhere. Movies Anywhere, which launched Wednesday night, uses a free app and a web site that serves as a cloud-based digital […]

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Amazon Adds New Affordable 4K Fire TV Adapter With HDR

September 28th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, Dolby Atmos, electronic program guides, HDMI, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, Live OTT services, News, OTT services, Skinny TV services, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV

With news of the new Apple TV 4K adapter out, Amazon formally introduced a new version of its Fire TV media adapter, equipped to stream up to 4K Ultra HD with high dynamic range (HDR). The new Fire TV is set to ship October 25 in a couple of bundle options, including the Fire TV […]

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NVIDIA Shield TV Package Begins Pre-Orders As Apple TV 4K Arrives

September 21st, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, Amazon, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, HDMI, HDR, News, Streaming Services, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV

With the new Apple TV 4K announced and on the way Sept. 22, 2017, NVIDIA announced Thursday that it is now taking pre-orders on its latest Shield TV remote-only package at a lower entry price. For the new Shield TV (with remote), which joins the Shield TV (remote + game controller) and Shield TV Pro […]

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Review: Element, Westinghouse Fire TVs Offer Solid Challenge To Roku Models

June 28th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Digital Media Receivers, electronic program guides

  At CES 2017 last January, Amazon and China-based TV maker Tongfang Global made big news by unveiling the first of what is to become a new class of 4K Ultra HD smart TVs powered by Amazon’s popular Fire TV operating system. Tongfang, which is better known in the United States by its TV brand […]

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Sling TV Cloud DVR Feature Now Available On Apple TV

April 24th, 2017 · No Comments · Amazon, Connected TVs, DVR, electronic program guides, News, OTT services, Skinny TV services, Streaming Services

  Live over-the-top (OTT) streaming service Sling TV said Monday that the cloud DVR service it has made available to Sling TV subscribers using Amazon FireTV, Roku and Android media streaming adapters for the past several weeks is now available for Apple TV users as well. Owners of Apple TV media streaming devices who have […]

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Westinghouse, Element, Seiki Introduce First Integrated Fire TVs With Alexa

January 3rd, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, Amazon, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, HDMI, Home Automation, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, UHDTV

  The Westinghouse, Element and Seiki TV brands, all from Asian-manufacturer Tong Fang Global, will use CES 2017 to unveil the first 4K Ultra HDTVs to integrate Amazon’s Fire TV OS for smart TV streaming. The arrangement makes Amazon the latest vendor of streaming adapters and set-top boxes to transfer its smart TV streaming services […]

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GameFly App Comes To 2015-16 LG webOS TVs

March 1st, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, Full HD 1080p, News, Streaming Services, UHD (4K) Media Players

LG is adding cloud-based video game subscription service GameFly to the apps on its webOS 3.0 and 2015 webOS 2.0 smart TVs, bringing video game playing capability to the TV models without the need of an outboard console. LG said the GameFly Streaming App will allow U.S. consumers to access GameFly’s premium console gaming content […]

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