If you missed yesterday’s live stream, here’s the latest AFTVnewscast episode. Thanks to everyone who viewed live and who participated by asking questions. In this episode I give an overview of the physical differences between the new and old Fire TV, Voice Remote, and Game Controller. As always, I go over the week’s Fire TV news and answer your submitted questions.
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YouTube, subscribe via RSS, subscribe via iTunes, or download the MP3 directly. Read on for the show notes. Show Notes The next generation Amazon Fire TV has arrived Dolby surround sound issues on 2nd-Gen Fire TV — Amazon working on a fix 2nd-Gen Fire TV also only supports FAT32 — No NTFS or exFAT support for either USB or MicroSD App storage only supported on MicroSD card, not USB drive, for 2nd-Gen Fire TV Some apps, like Kodi, cannot write to external storage yet on Fire OS 5 due to missing Android Lollipop support How to partially or entirely move Kodi data to external USB storage What this File Browser screen means and what you should do with it in Fire OS 5 on the Amazon Fire TV 2nd-Gen Amazon Fire TV on sale for $79.99 at Amazon 2nd-Gen Amazon Fire TV has gone out of stock Yesterday’s Amazon Fire TV sale was a mistake Ultimate Sideloading Guide for Amazon Fire TV & Fire TV Stick How to block software updates on the Amazon Fire TV or Fire TV Stick How to manually configure the IP address or DNS server on an Amazon Fire TV or Fire TV Stick First extremely faint hint of a 2nd Generation Fire TV Stick FireStarter adds Fire OS 5 compatibility with new v3.0 update Donate to FireStarters Creator Tivo app arrives on Amazon Fire TV in Beta form TiVo App on Amazon WATCH ABC app arrives on the Amazon Fire TV WATCH ABC app on Amazon Twitch updates their Amazon Fire TV app Twitch app on Amazon Plex updating app with fresh new interface Plex app on Amazon Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse makes its Android debut on the Fire TV Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse on Amazon OlliOlli 2 makes its Android debut on the Amazon Fire TV OlliOlli 2 on Amazon Boulder Dash comes to the Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick — Free for a limited time Boulder Dash on Amazon Amazon reportedly considering its own live TV service Roku 4 announced with 4K and new revamped Roku OS 7 Roku 4 on Amazon Fire OS 5 adds partial 24p, 25p, 30p video support to the Amazon Fire TV Resolution Cycling on the Fire TV Amazon to stop selling Apple TV and Chromecast for lack of Prime Video support Understanding the reasoning behind Amazon’s ban of the Apple TV, Chromecast, and Nexus Player Amazon refreshes their line of Fire Tablets with new hardware and software Rooting the Fire TV What to do if the Amazon Fire TV only sees a small portion of a USB drive Follow @AFTVnews on Twitter AFTVnewscast on YouTube AFTVnewscast on iTunes AFTVnewscast RSS Feed All AFTVnewscast Episodes