New Fire TV apps of the week — April 21 – 27

This past week there were 31 new apps and games released for Amazon Fire TV devices. The first-person shooter game Cyboid has released a new free version of their game to consolidate their Fire tablet and Fire TV versions into one app. DROPOUT, which was previously only available in the UK, has released a new international app. The streaming service is from the creators of CollegeHumor and features ad-free original shows that costs $3.99 per month. Meteonews is a new weather app that allows you to customize the interface by adding various widgets. Continue on for the full list of new apps and games released in the last 7 days. Read more ›

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New Fire TV apps of the week — April 14 – 20

This past week there were 51 new apps and games released for Amazon Fire TV devices. Revenge of the Furry is a new tower defense strategy game for Fire TVs, which is a genre that we rarely see released on the platform. XUMO is a new free streaming service that offers over 160 channels of news, comedy, sports, and more. REELZ, which is a TV network focused on true stories and documentaries about celebrities and infamous people, has arrived this week on Fire TV devices. Harmony Express is a companion app for the new Logitech Harmony Express Remote, which allows the remote to launch Fire TV apps.H he armony Express Remote is a shift in Harmony’s universal remote strategy because it has Alexa built-in so that you can achieve most actions using only your voice. Continue on for the full list of new apps and games released in the last 7 days. Read more ›

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New Fire TV apps of the week — April 7 – 13

This past week there were 51 new apps and games released for Amazon Fire TV devices. TVcade is a collection of 40 arcade games for just $0.99. Many of the included games are replicas of well-known games, like PAC-MAN, Centipede, Tetris, and Frogger. I’m sure they’re not as good as the originals, but with so many included at this price, it’s probably worth it anyway. The Criterion Channel arrives on Fire TV devices this week. The streaming service offers a large collection of classic and contemporary films for $10.99 per month or $99.99 per year. The STAGE Network is another new service that’s now available on Fire TVs. For $4.99 per month or just under $48 annually, you get access to the entire world of theatre, featuring original series, films, live theatre, documentaries, reality shows, variety shows, talk shows, live concerts, and more. Continue on for the full list of new apps and games released in the last 7 days. Read more ›

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New Fire TV apps of the week — Mar 31 – April 6

This past week there were 51 new apps and games released for Amazon Fire TV devices. TMZ has added Fire TV support to their app for celebrity coverage. MagellanTV is a new documentaries streaming service that costs $4.99 per month. FilmRise has continued releasing new categories for their free content, bringing their total to 22 apps. New arrivals this week include apps for Comedy, History, Kids, and more. Speaking of kids, HooplaKidz Plus has arrived with ad-free shows and songs for kids. The service costs $5.99 per month or just under $50 if you pay for a year at once. SFTTV is a new utility that allows you to transfer files between your Fire TV, your phone, and/or your computer over you local network. Since this doesn’t require an internet connection, it should be faster than any cloud service. Continue on for the full list of new apps and games released in the last 7 days. Read more ›

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New Fire TV apps of the week — Mar 24-30

This past week there were 37 new apps and games released for Amazon Fire TV devices. The most notable app is definitely EPIX NOW, which is the new stand-alone version of the EPIX premium network. For $5.99 a month, the app gives you access to thousands of movies and shows with no traditional TV subscription needed. The Alliance of American Football (AAF) has just released their app to watch the professional football league’s games. Zumba has released an official app that lets you purchase workout videos right on your Fire TV. FilmRise has released 4 more apps with free movies and shows to add to their growing collection of 12 apps. The new additions include a Family app and True Crime app. Continue on for the full list of new apps and games released in the last 7 days. Read more ›

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EPIX NOW stand-alone streaming service arrives on Amazon Fire TV devices

EPIX launched their stand-alone EPIX NOW streaming service last month on mobile devices and now it has arrived on the Amazon Fire TV, as well as Roku. The new EPIX NOW app is already available in the Amazon appstore and is compatible with all Fire TV and Fire TV Stick models. The service costs $5.99 per month and offers a 7-day free trial. In addition to a back catalog of thousands of movies and TV shows, and access to all four EPIX live channels, the app will let you stream EPIX original shows like Get Shorty, Berlin Station, Deep State, Elvis Goes There, and PUNK. There are also upcoming originals to look forward to, like Godfather of Harlem, Pennyworth, and Perpetual Grace, LTD. Ultra HD 4K streaming is not yet available in the Fire TV app, but it will be added soon.

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Apple TV app and new Apple TV+ streaming service is coming to Amazon Fire TV devices later this year

Apple held an announcement event today that focused around new services the company plans to launch. The majority of the event revolved around movies and television shows and it was revealed that a new version of Apple’s TV app would be coming to Amazon Fire TV devices. This app, which is at the forefront of Apple’s entire TV offering, should give Fire TV owners access to movies and shows purchased through iTunes, as well as content from Apple Channels and Apple TV+, which are two new TV services that Apple announced today. Read more ›

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New Fire TV apps of the week — Mar 17-23

This past week there were new 29 apps and games released for Amazon Fire TV devices. Twister Road is a new never-ending game that’ll test your reflexes by speeding up the further you get down its spinning path. 1 vs 100 is a trivia game modeled after the TV game show of the same name. Neverthink is an app that curates YouTube videos into 40+ different categories to choose from. Just pick a channel and the 100% human picked videos keep flowing. Movieland TV offers a catalogue of classic movies from the 30’s, 40’s, and 50’s. Continue on for the full list of new apps and games released in the last 7 days. Read more ›

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Twitch app for Amazon Fire TV receives major redesign with live previews, dark UI, and text/voice chat

The Twitch app for Amazon Fire TV devices has just been updated with a major redesign. Most of Twitch’s signature purple and white color scheme is gone and in its place is a much darker and subdued color palette. The interface has been simplified by removing the navigation menu on the left, making it quicker to jump around the different areas of the app. Functionally, the biggest change is the addition of a video feed of whatever your cursor is on as the app background, making it possible to preview a channel or video before clicking into the full screen view. Read more ›

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New Fire TV apps of the week — Mar 10-16

This past week there were 33 new apps and games released for Amazon Fire TV devices. Circuit Crash! is a minimalistic game where you simply control the speed of your car to avoid crashing into other vehicles. The Weather Channel has just released a new ap for all Fire TV devices. You can stream their live coverage of America’s weather, but you’ll need to activate the app with a TV service provider. An Oxygen app for the recently relaunched NBCUniversal cable network has been released. It primarily offers true-crime programs for those with a TV subscription that activates the app. Gravitas Movies is a new app with over 1,000 independent films available to watch. This app is being released by Gravitas Ventures, a film distribution company, and it claims to offer a new movie every day. Continue on for the full list of new apps and games released in the last 7 days. Read more ›

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