RPG classic CHRONO TRIGGER is now available on the Amazon Fire TV

The game CHRONO TRIGGER has just arrived in the Amazon Fire TV appstore. Originally released on the SNES, this role-playing game is ranked among the best games of all time. This Fire TV port is an upgraded version that features updated controls, graphics, and sound. It also includes two additional playable dungeons that were not in the original release. CHRONO TRIGGER is compatible with all three generations of the Fire TV as well as the Fire TV Edition television. It is, however, not compatible with any Fire TV Sticks and you’ll need a game controller to play.

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Video sharing site Dailymotion releases new app for the Amazon Fire TV

Dailymotion has just released a new app for Amazon Fire TV devices. If you’re not familiar with the service, it’s among the largest video sharing sites existing in YouTube’s massive shadow. Having been started in France, Dailymotion has always been more popular in Europe than in the US, but the service has expanded its US presence last year with a major update to the platform. It has also recently been shifting its focus from user-generated content to top-tier videos from trusted publishers like CNN, the NBA, Vanity Fair, Cheddar, Bloomberg, CBS, and many others.

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Channels app for live TV viewing through an HDHomeRun arrives on the Amazon Fire TV

Channels, the popular Apple TV app for viewing and time-shifting live television, has arrived on the 3rd generation Amazon Fire TV. Paired up with an HDHomeRun, the Channels app lets you pause, rewind, and fast forward live TV. It also offers a full grid program guide, surround sound, and much more. Read more ›

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Bookmarker for YouTube app is now available in the Amazon Fire TV appstore

I have just released a new version of my Bookmarker app called Bookmarker for YouTube in the Amazon Fire TV appstore. The new app is functionally identical to my previous Bookmarker apps, but it has YouTube’s television optimised URL preloaded and provides a more relevent icon. Read more ›

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Crunchyroll brings their VRV streaming service to the Amazon Fire TV

A new VRV app from Crunchyroll has just arrived in the Fire TV appstore for all Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, and Fire TV television models. The streaming service dubs itself as “a video experience for anime, animation, gaming, comedy, sci-fi, and tech fans.” VRV consists of multiple channels including Crunchyroll, Funimation, Rooster Teeth, Cartoon Hangover, Geek & Sundry, Nerdist, MONDO, Tested, Shudder, MUBI, CuriosityStream, DramaFever, and VRV Select. You can watch select episodes for free with ads or pay $9.99 per month for complete ad-free access to all content.

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TvExplorer is a new File Manager made specifically for streaming devices

As someone starts to tinker with the Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, or Fire TV Edition television, it’s almost inevitable that they install a file manager. Now that File Commander has sadly dropped support for Fire TV devices, the list of good and free file managers in the Fire TV Appstore consists of ES File Explorer, Total Commander, and Data Manager, so it’s notable when a new one joins the group. TvExplorer is a new file manager that just arrived in the Fire TV Appstore a few days ago. Unlike the other three file managers mentioned, it was made specifically to be used on a television streaming device. Read more ›

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CraveTV app arrives in the Amazon Fire TV appstore for Canadian customers

Now that the Amazon Fire TV Stick Basic Edition is officially available in countries like Canada, region-specific streaming services are making their way into the Fire TV appstore. This morning, CraveTV brought their streaming library to the Fire TV platform by way of their new app. The service offers a large seletion of content which includes back catalogues from both HBO and Showtime. It’s available for $7.99 per month and comes with a 30-day free trial.

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Firefox web browser officially released for the Amazon Fire TV

Firefox has officially released their web browser for all Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, and Fire TV Edition televisions. The new app comes just a few weeks after Amazon released their Silk web browser for the Fire TV. Amazon has published a press release for the app’s arrival, so it seems like they worked with Firefox to bring the app to the Fire TV. Read more ›

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New Amazon Fire TV app can place the Time and/or Network Activity in the upper screen corners

A new handy app called Time and Net Speed Overlay has just been released for all Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, and Fire TV Edition televisions. The app allows you to the current time to the top right corner of your Fire TV screen and it also allows you to add the current network activity speed in the upper left corner. You can select which of the two capabilities you’d like to be visible or you can have both visible. The network activity is a numeric value of the live network speed being used by the Fire TV. It’s the same information you can find in the hidden developer menu on the Fire TV, but it’s displayed in a much more discrete way. Read more ›

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Vostok Inc. is a new space shooter clicker game for the Amazon Fire TV


Vostok Inc. is an interesting new multi-layer game that has just arrived on all Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, and Fire TV Edition television devices. As the newly appointed CEO of Vostok Inc, your goal is to become filthy rich. You do so by rasing money by blasting enemies and asteroids in your space ship and then use those funds to mine, terraform, and colonise planets. At its core it is a “clicker” game but adds a layer of twin-stick space shooting to the mix. The game requires a game controller to play but runs on all Fire TV devices.

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