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I do not own a smart TV. Until recently, I didn't have access to Netflix, Hulu, Spotify, or any other such services unless I was using my laptop. I felt like I was living a TV life unfulfilled. Then I bought the Amazon Fire TV Stick — and wowww.
I'm approximately 100% more addicted to my TV because there are SO MANY VIEWING OPTIONS! The Fire Stick gives you access to thousands of channels and apps, plus over 500,000 movies and TV episodes. You can enjoy Netflix, Prime Video, Hulu, HBO, Showtime, NBC, and more.
This little gadget also grants you access to live TV and sports from AMC, HGTV, ESPN, and Fox. Maybe you want to search for something on the internet? You can look up whatever you want on YouTube, Facebook, Reddit, and Firefox right from your TV. And people loveeee it:
Did I mention the remote allows you to use Alexa to easily find, launch, and pause whatever you're watching? Well, it does! You can control everything with your voice.
And setup really is a breeze. It took me maybe 10 minutes to plug the Fire Stick into my TV, connect it to a power source, connect it to my Wi-Fi network, and begin logging into my different accounts.
Below is a list of EVEN MORE features of this amazing product that I think are important. Seriously, just buy this thing. I'm obsessed.
• It can travel with you! Just plug it into whatever TV you are using and connect to Wi-Fi to continue streaming.
• You can use it as your music system, if say, you want to throw a party. I have a Spotify account and can log in to shuffle through my library, try new playlists, etc.
• You don't need to sift through thousands of shows with the use of the Alexa Voice remote; just ask her for recommendations.
• You'll never miss an episode of your favorite show again! I catch up on all my series whenever I want to.
• You can pause whatever you're watching for food breaks, bathroom breaks, WHATEVER.
• You can switch between apps seamlessly. No more exiting browsers to pull up a new streaming service.
• Fast service! I've never experienced slow-downs or unresponsive apps. Also, my Fire Stick has never disconnected from my Wi-Fi network. I've owned it for three months, and am totally in love!
Get it from Amazon for $39.99+ (available with or without an Echo Dot).
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