The Amazon Fire TV has been on sale for $84.99 all week, which means the sale will likely end this weekend. Since the latest software version of the 2nd-gen Fire TV is currently rootable, with a safer rooting procedure coming soon, this is probably the last time you’ll be able to buy a rootable Fire TV from Amazon at a discounted price. About 2 months after the 1st-gen Fire TV was rooted, Amazon released a software update which blocked rooting. It’s been almost 2 months since the 2nd-gen Fire TV was rooted, so it’s likely that a new software update will arrive soon that blocks rooting once again. Then it’s only a matter of time until Amazon no longer ships rootable devices. It’s unlikely the Fire TV will go on sale again between now and when Amazon blocks rooting, so the next couple days may be the last time you can buy a rootable Fire TV on sale.
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