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.
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YouTube, subscribe via RSS, subscribe via iTunes, listen via TuneIn, Stitcher or download the MP3 directly. Read on for the show notes and links. Show Notes & Links Software update 5.0.4 begins rolling out with new Dolby Digital audio option Fire OS 5 software update for 1st-gen Fire TV postponed until January 2016 Sideloaded apps like Kodi can now be launched from the Fire TV ‘Apps’ section Amazon’s “Your Apps” page Amazon finally selling new WiFi-Direct Fire TV Voice Remote separately New wifi-direct based Voice Remote on Amazon Alexa gains Bloomberg and CNN flash briefing sources on the Echo and Fire TV Amazon Echo Amazon adds Star Ratings and Reviews to Alexa Skills Top 10 Highest Rated Alexa Skills FOX brings their network programming to the Fire TV with new FOX NOW app FOX NOW app on Amazon NBC app released for all Amazon Fire TV models NBC app on Amazon WATCH ABC app arrives on the Amazon Fire TV ABC app on Amazon CBS All Access comes to the Amazon Fire TV CBS app on Amazon NPR delivers personalized stories, shows, and podcasts with new Fire TV app NPR app on Amazon Not A Hero released for the Amazon Fire TV Not A Hero on Amazon Netflix to re-encode entire library with new algorithms that reduce bandwidth usage Variety’s article about Netflix encoding Tasker for Android Watch Food Network app on Amazon Watch travel Channel app on Amazon Watch HGTV app on Amazon How to block software updates on the Amazon Fire TV or Fire TV Stick Eric’s comment about 5.0.4 rootability Fire TV 2 owners wanting to root should update to software version 18.104.22.168 immediatly How to Sideload Apps onto an Amazon Fire TV or Fire TV Stick using an Android Phone or Tablet Evozi APK Downloader Bluestacks Android Emulator VIZIO M70-C3 70-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV (2015 Model) HDMI-CEC Amazon Fire TV Remote App on Amazon Amazon Alexa on Amazon Fire HD 10 Tablet Apple iPad Air 2 HooToo Wireless Travel Router
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