AirScreen turns your Fire TV into a Chromecast with support for Google Cast and Apple AirPlay

A new app called AirScreen has just arrived in the Amazon Appstore for Fire TV devices that adds support for all the major casting protocols. It is compatible with all Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, and Fire TV Edition television models and makes it possible to cast videos and your entire screen to your Fire TV from an Android device, iOS device, Mac, or Windows PC. It supports Google Cast so it works exactly like a Chromecast and supports Apple AirPlay, so it works like an Apple TV for iPhone casting. It also supports Miracast, which is what Windows PCs use for screen mirroring, as well as DLNA. Read more ›

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New Fire TV apps of the week — May 13-19

This week there were 55 new apps and games released for the Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, and Fire TV Edition televisions. Odium To the Core is a side-scrolling game that you play with one button that has 15 levels and an interesting monochromatic style. National Geographic arrives on Fire TV devices with their new Nat Geo TV app. For those of you interested in a new way to access your network files, take a look at Network Browser. 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 — May 6-12

This week there were 23 new apps and games released for the Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, and Fire TV Edition televisions. Party Mirage is a new game that is full of mini-games to challenge friends with when you’re bored. Anime fans may want to check out HIDIVE, which is a new Anime streaming service that costs $4.99 per month. Those of you who are always on the lookout for new media players to try, a new one called nPlayer just arrived on Fire TV devices. It appears to support network streaming as well as playback from cloud drives like Dropbox and Amazon Drive. 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 29-May 5

This week there were 25 new apps and games released for the Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, and Fire TV Edition televisions. Endless Horizon TV is a new game for all devices that tests your reaction time and endurance by having you navigate from platform to platform. Only Good TV is a streaming video network that focuses on videos that provide a positive message that supporting social causes, kindness, and building community. Notification Shortcut is an app that lets you quickly get to the Fire TV’s notification area without having to navigate to settings and through menus. 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 22-28

This week there were 35 new apps and games released for the Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, and Fire TV Edition televisions. The popular kids show Shaun the Sheep has released a new kids game called Shaun the Sheep’s Ice Cream Baa that builds time management and memory skills. Game developer Jurassic Apps has released several hunting games this week. Each paid game has a free version to try. An [adult swim] app has arrived this week for the night time side of Cartoon Network. Fans of classical music should check out takt1 and its over 1,600 videos of symphonies, operas, chamber music, and lieder. If you’re throwing a party soon, take a look at PartyPal. It lets party guests share photos and videos in real-time on your Fire TV and also lets you play music. Continue on for the full list of new apps and games released in the last 7 days. Read more ›

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Adult Swim releases all new app for all Amazon Fire TVs and Fire TV Sticks

Adult Swim, the adult-oriented nighttime side of Cartoon Network, has just released a new app for all Amazon Fire TVs, Fire TV Sticks, and Fire TV Edition televisions. The app a healthy mix of free ad-support content as well as content that requires logging in with a TV provider. A marathon feature within the app lets you select a single show and watch an endless stream of episodes from that show that you have little control over. There is, of course, regular on-demand access to select episodes as well. If you activate the app, you’ll also be able to access live streams of what is airing on the network’s cable channel, called a TV simulcast, as well as an all-day stream of content. A program guide for both streams is available to see what is scheduled to air in the future.

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New Fire TV apps of the week — April 15-21

This week there were 25 new apps and games released for the Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, and Fire TV Edition televisions. Sports fans might be interested in Arena Football League’s new app that lets you stream live and on-demand games. Soccer fans should take a look at Fanatiz where you can stream latin american games. Loupe is a unique app that streams a “visual art streaming experience on TV” with over 25 curated channels for specific moods and styles. 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 8-14

This week there were 29 new apps and games released for the Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, and Fire TV Edition televisions. Several interesting games have been released, including Space Inversion 2, which is inspired byt he classic Space Invaders game, and Tango Ball, an endless Flappy Bird style game where blocks close in on you. Soccer fans will want to check out Dugout, which is run by some of the world’s biggest soccer teams and is a place to watch exclusive videos from over 70 different teams. 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 1-7

This week there were 46 new apps and games released for the Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, and Fire TV Edition televisions. This week’s list may include a few apps that weren’t actually released this past week but managed to slip past me when they did come out. Fire TV owners in the UK can browse a wide assortment of music in the NOW Music Player app. JellyTelly and kividoo are a pair of kids app with lots of child appropriate content. Ivacy VPN is a new VPN app for Fire TV devices. 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. 25-31

This week there were 23 new apps and games released for the Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, and Fire TV Edition televisions. Bell customers in Canada will want to check out the new Bell Fibe TV app that gives streaming access to all of their cable networks. Stargate and SciFi fans should take a look at Gate Cast which lets you stream every Stargate TV series and movie for a one-time fee of just $20. There are a few other notable apps that were added on this very special day. Continue on for the full list of new apps and games released in the last 7 days. Read more ›

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