New Apps for the Week of June 11th thru the 17th

This week there were 21 new apps and games released for the Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick. Fisher-Price has added support for their upcoming Think & Learn Smart Cycle Toy to the Fire TV 2 through the new Smart Cycle Mission Tech City app. If you like tech news and reviews, you should check out the new TechnoBuffalo app with all of their videos. Lastly, Ottplayer might interest some of you who want to watch m3U8 streaming video playlists. The app supports HLS, RTSP, TS by UDP, RTMP protocols. Continue on for the full list of new apps and games released in the last 7 days. Read more ›

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New Apps for the Week of June 4th thru the 10th

This week there were 19 new apps and games released for the Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick. Farming Simulator 18, the newest release in that popular series, has been released this week. If slowly driving farm equipment doesn’t sound exciting enough, take a look at Fast Traffic Race, which is a free 3D racing game with 20+ cars to try. Another notable game is Project Frox: 12 Stages of Suffering, which is a binary-brain style game where you need to control two seperate frogs simultaniously as you run through an enviorment of traps and preditors. Continue on for the full list of new apps and games released in the last 7 days. Read more ›

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Downloader v1.1.3 is now live with fullscreen browsing, zoom in the browser, and game controller support

Version 1.1.3 of my Downloader app for the Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, and upcoming Fire TV Edition televisions has just gone live in the Amazon appstore. The main new features are a fullscreen mode for the built-in web browser, zooming capabilities in the browser, and full support for the Fire TV Game Controller.

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Farming Simulator 18 arrives on the Amazon Fire TV

The Farming Simulator series of games doesn’t appeal to everyone, but those who enjoy the games seems to really love them. Farming Simulator 18, the latest release from this popular series, has just arrived on the Amazon Fire TV 1 and 2. The game touts new 3D graphics that show more details of the realistic tractors and trucks available to operate in the game. There is local multiplayer available to put your friends and family to work on your virtual farm, harvesting crops, breeding pigs, feeding cows, and more. As with previous versions of the game, you will need a game controller to play and it’s not available on any Fire TV Sticks.

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New Apps for the Week of May 28th thru June 3rd

This week there were 31 new apps and games released for the Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick. I’ve decided to stop listing spammy apps below, starting with PuzzlePups games, but the total number of new apps I report each week will continue to include the spammy apps.

AMC has released a streaming video app this week. See my review here. Rhapsody has released a Napster Exclusives with music interviews and videos. Nitro Circus, which is an action sports entertainment group, has released a new app. If that sounds to extreme for you, you might be more interested in Prescription for Serenity, a relaxation app with original music nd sound therapy. Those of you who own Apple Mac computers might want to try Mirror Receiver, which says it can mirror your Mac’s screen to your Fire TV device. Continue on for the full list of new apps and games released in the last 7 days. Read more ›

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AMC releases app for the Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick


AMC has just released an app for the Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick. The app provides on demand access to a small selection of in-season full episodes if you activate the app with a subscription TV provider. If you don’t activate the app, you’re limited to only watch “extras,” which are short episode clips, sneak peeks, and behind the scenes videos. The app description says “many” season premiere episodes will be available to watch without needing to activate the app. There is no option for a live stream of what’s currently airing on the cable network. Read more ›

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Top new Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick games released in May


The Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick appstore sees a regular stream of new games released every week, but like with most appstores, the vast majority of the new games aren’t worth your time. May, however, has turned out to be an exceptionally good month for new Fire TV games. If you haven’t been paying attention to my weekly roundup of new apps and games, here are the top 5 new games released this month, plus several honorable mentions. Read more ›

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New Apps for the Week of May 21st thru the 27th

This week there were 40 new apps and games released for the Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick. Among them are several notable games like Quantum Revenge, a dual stick space shooter, Eventide: Slavic Fable, a hidden object puzzle adventure game, and Time Monkeys, a 3D arcade shooter. Discovery Channel has released 4 new apps for their various networks. Amazon themselves have finally officially released their Amazon Shopping app for the Fire TV which lets you search Amazon’s entire site and shop using your remote. Continue on for the full list of new apps and games released in the last 7 days. Read more ›

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Discovery brings Life, Velocity, Destination America, and AHC apps to the Fire TV

Discovery Channel has released four more apps for the Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick. The network already released apps for their 5 most popular channels a couple of months ago, and now they’ve padded the collection with new apps for Discovery Life, Velocity, American Heroes Channel (AHC), and Destination America. As you’d expect, these new apps carry the same layout and structure as the previous Discovery apps. That means you’ll have to activate the apps with a TV subscription provider to view all of the available content, however, there is a small collection of completely free content available without a subscription, including full episodes of select shows. If you do activate the app, you’ll have access to a live stream in addition to the on demand content.

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Amazon Shopping app for the Fire TV is back in the appstore

About a month ago, Amazon’s shopping app for the Fire TV and Fire TV Stick leaked on their website. The listing was removed within a few hours, but those who added the app to their account have been able to use it ahead of its official release. The shopping app has now reappeared in the appstore, it is either being mistakenly listed again, or Amazon is ready for everyone to use it. Read more ›

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