AFTVnewscast 42: Amazon cuts off Fire TV Stick sales

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.

The AFTVnewscast is streamed live on Fridays at 1:30pm PT. You can watch all episodes on YouTube, subscribe via RSS, iTunes, Google Play Music, listen via TuneIn, Stitcher, or download the MP3 directly. Read on for the show notes and links.

Show Notes & Links

Amazon cutting off Fire TV Stick sales to frequent buyers

eBay Fire TV Stick resellers

Amazon Fire TV possibly gaining support for TV tuners

Fire TV bundled with an HD antenna

How to connect wired internet to a rooted Fire TV Stick using a USB Ethernet Adapter

Amazon Fire TV gains VoiceView screen reader for visually impaired navigation

More about VoiceView feature on Amazon

Amazon Fire TV parental controls can now restrict content by rating

Fire TV Sticks running and are rootable with Kingo Root app

Software version blocks rooting via A-to-A USB cable on Fire TV 2

Non-rooted Fire TVs and Fire TV Sticks on version can no longer block updates internally

How to block software updates on the Amazon Fire TV or Fire TV Stick

Pre-Rooted ROM for the Amazon Fire TV 2 Released

DVBLink streams live and recorded TV to the Amazon Fire TV from any tuner connected to a PC or NAS

DVBLink Theatre app on Amazon

App Deal: Super Pixalo down from $2.99 to $0.99 — New Lowest Price

Super Pixalo game on Amazon

App Deal: 2 wheels 4 life down from $0.99 to FREE

2 wheels 4 life game on Amazon

App Deal: Dissonance Interactive Novelette down from $2.99 to $0.99

Dissonance game on Amazon

These 30 movies just went on sale for $3.99 or $4.99 on Amazon Video

List of 30 movies on sale on Amazon

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle movies on sale for $4.99 on Amazon Video

List of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles on sale on Amazon

Amazon tests UltraViolet-like service that offers free digital copies with Blu-ray and DVD purchases

Amazon’s Alexa now has over 1,000 skills

Amazon releases their own web-based Echo simulator for you to try Alexa – Echo Simulator

Elgato HD60 HDMI Game Capture

Screen Recording App that supposedly works on the Fire TV

How to disable Amazon’s app blacklist on a rooted Fire TV 2

How to get Kodi to show up on the Home Screen of a Fire TV or Fire TV Stick

Factory Reset on Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick Explained

OpenVPN for Android on Google Play

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

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