AFTVnewscast 53: New Devices From Everyone

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 Fire TV on sale for $84.99, Gaming Bundle for $124.99, and Antenna Bundle for $94.99

Target now sells the Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, and other Amazon devices

SPMC begins testing support for 4K and Refresh Rate Switching on the Amazon Fire TV




NFL Sunday Ticket app now available on the Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick

NFL Sunday Ticket app

PlayOn app

Plex adds DVR functionality for OTA and CableCARD tuners

Plex app


Amazon in talks to bring Alexa to Windows PCs

Omate Rise 3G smartwatch comes with Amazon Alexa

Five New Roku Models Leak — Three with 4K and Two with HDR

New NVIDIA Shield TV passes through the FCC

Google will reportedly reveal a 4K capable Chromecast on October 4

Amazon working on tablet-like device with hands free Alexa capabilities

Amazon Fire TV possibly gaining support for TV tuners

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One comment
  1. I’d love to see Alexa built into the fire TV itself(not the remote) for always listening without the remote. I agree with the headphone jack on the remote. Also I cover some Android TV hardware such as the shield on my site.

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