New Apps for the Week of November 12th thru the 18th

This week there were 62 new apps and games released for the Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick. WE TV has released a streaming app, but it does require activating with a cable provider to unlock all content. Tablo has released a preview app for their upcoming interface refresh. DeskSite has released several sports apps for NFL, NHL, and other sports 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 Apps for the Week of November 5th thru the 11th

This week there were 40 new apps and games released for the Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick. Reuters TV has released an app with free live streaming news coverage from around the world. Hoopla is a streaming service that lets you access all of its content for free through partnerships with local public libraries. Amazon has put their Fire TV Music app in the appstore so that Fire TV Stick Basic Edition owners can access it, since that device does not use the standard Fire TV interface. If you own a Synology NAS, like I do, you’ll be happy to see that a DiskStation Video app has been added to view videos on your NAS through the Fire TV. 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 October 29th thru November 4th

This week there were 111 new apps and games released for the Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick. Most of them are not worth your time and probably shouldn’t have even been approved into the Amazon appstore. These junk apps are just YouTube channels converted into apps that were probably auto-generated. A surge of YouTube-based apps on the Fire TV has happened before and now it looks like it’s happening again. Burried among the flood of junk apps is a new game Runic Rampage that looks decent. There’s also the first Baccarat game for the Fire TV. 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 October 22nd thru the 28th

This week there were 71 new apps and games released for the Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick. Most of them are just seem like app versions of YouTube channels, so are not worth your time, but there are a few notworthy apps in the clutter. If you’re looking for a new game to try, take a look at Stranger Things: The Game. It’s a free action adventure game similar to RPGs from the 90s. BBC America has release a new app this week that provides access to most of their hottest shows. You will need to have a cable subscription to watch most of the content. Those of you looking for horror movies to get in the Halloween spirit can check out Screambox. The service is $4.99 a month or $36 a year. There’s also a new app for Time Warner Cable customers and much 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 Apps for the Week of October 15th thru the 21st

This week there were 30 new apps and games released for the Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick. Jackbox Games has released Jackbox Party Pack 4, which is their latest collection of party games for 2-8 players. IndieFlix is a new streaming service focused on indipendent films. Their catalogue consists of over 4,000 films and costs $4.99 per month or $39.99 per year with a 7-day free trial. Tubi has released an all new app this week. They’re a completly free streaming service with movies and TV shows. 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 October 8th thru the 14th

This week there were 26 new apps and games released for the Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick. Two popular games on mobile platforms have made their way to the Fire TV. LEGO DC Mighty Micros is a racing game with over 10 million downloads on mobile devices, and Jungle Adventures 2 is a side-scrolling platformer game with over 5 million downloads on mobile devices. Both are free to play and worth checking out if you’re looking for a new game to try. By far the biggest app released this week is Movies Anywhere. You can read my article about it, but it essentially lets you link up your Google Play, Apple iTunes, and VUDU account with your Amazon account so most movies you purchase from any platform are available on the Fire TV. Lastly, to get your home ready for Halloween, check out the app They’re Here, which turns your TV into a haunted static display with creepy hands. 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 October 1st thru the 7th

This week there were 29 new apps and games released for the Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick. Replica Island is a side-scrolling platformer game with the Android robot as the main character. LoadUpGames is back with another installment in their trivia game series. This time it’s The British Trivia Challenge. Puma has released an app that highlights some of the athletes that use their gear and lets you purchase said gear through the app. There are also several new streaming video apps for kids content from USP Studios. 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 September 24th thru the 30th

This week there were 35 new apps and games released for the Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick. CNBC has brought their network to the Fire TV with a live stream if you have a TV subscription to activate the app. VH1 is another big name that has just released a new app this week. Mohu TV has released a new app to go along with their new Mohu AirWave OTA antenna that will be released soon. 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 September 17th thru the 23rd

This week there were 26 new apps and games released for the Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick. Galaga Special Edition is a new version of the classic arcade game. Amazon has released an Audible app for Fire TV device to listen to all of your Audible audiobooks. 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 September 10th thru the 16th

This week there were 26 new apps and games released for the Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick. The most notable new app is MrMC Lite, which is new free version of the popular media player. If you use Kodi to play local files on external media or over the network, you should give MrMC Lite a try to see if the MrMC app is a good alternative. 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 September 3rd thru the 9th

This week there were 29 new apps and games released for the Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick. CW Seed is a new app from The CW network that has a lot of completly free shows to watch. The enitre app is ad supported with no need to activate. Those of you who are NFL fans that are outside of the US will appreciate the addtion of an NFL Game Pass Intl app which lets you watch games live or on demand while abroad. 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 August 27th thru September 2nd

This week there were 39 new apps and games released for the Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick. The only new game this week is The Ultimate Trivia Challenge which includes 9 categories of trivia questions and a party mode for 2-4 players. TV Kraken is a new app and streaming service that seems way too good to be true. For $25 per month, they offer over 500 channels which includes HBO, STARZ, ESPN, and a lot more. As someone in the comments of this post has pointed out, this app is very likely serving pirated streams and probably shouldn’t have been approved by Amazon. Raycom Media, a broadcast company, has released several local news apps. Take a look to see if one of your local channels is included. 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 August 20th thru the 26th

This week there were 31 new apps and games released for the Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick. PAC-MAN Kart Rally is a very popular game on phones that has arrived on Fire TV devices. It’s a racing game similar to Mario Kart. There aren’t any stand out entertainment apps this week, but there are several streaming content apps that might be worth checking out, like CordCutters, Azteca Mas, and BYUtv. There’s also KidPire TV with content for kids and teens. 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 August 13th thru the 19th

This week there were 33 new apps and games released for the Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick. The most notable is the arrival of Nick Jr. from Nickelodeon. The app has tons of great content tailored for children under 6 years old. You need to activate the app with a television provider to unlock all content, but there is a decent amount of free content as well. A new Reddit video client has also arrived this week. ReddTV brings in popular videos from reddit.com for an easy to view stream. Another interesting new app is TV News Ticker which lets you add an RSS feed news ticker on your Fire TV home screen. It has several options to adjust exactly how the ticker appears and where. 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 August 6th thru the 12th

This week there were 25 new apps and games released for the Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick.
Rainbow Diamonds is a new platformer game from a sole indie game developer. It offers 40 levels on 4 planets to play and explore. JuniorTube is an app that offers streaming videos for kids ages 2 to 12. Videos can be filtered by age and are refreshed on a monthly basis. Pompi Caster is a new screen casting app that will mirror your Android phone to the Fire TV. 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 July 30th thru August 5th

This week there were 32 new apps and games released for the Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, and Fire TV Edition televisions. There isn’t much as far as new games but if you’re a sports fan, you can test your sports trivia with The Sports Trivia Challenge. As for entertianment apps, Nickelodeon has brought their Nick app to Fire TV devices. Even if you can’t activate the app with a teleevision service provider, the app still has a decent amount of completely free content which includes full episodes of most shows. Jash is a comedy app founded by comedians Michael Cera, Tim & Eric, Sarah Silverman and Reggie Watts with content from Norm Macdonald, Doug Benson and many other comedians. The Dove Channel has also released an app for Fire TV devices that gives you full access to their family friendly content for $4.99 per month. 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 July 23rd thru the 29th

This week there were 29 new apps and games released for the Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick. Bubble Wars is a new game that has had huge success on phones and tablets. It’s similar to bubble popping games like Bust-a-Move. Texas Hold’em Poker Online is another new game that lets you play poker against real people. As for entertainment apps, several new sports apps for specific regions have arrived. 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 July 16th thru the 22nd

This week there were 35 new apps and games released for the Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick. Dream Machine: The Game is a new puzzle game that seems very similar to Monument Valley. Test your music knowledge in the new Music Trivia Challenge, which has 9 categories and a party mode to play with up to 4 players. Pantaflix is a new German movie rental service with a growing catalogue of over 2,000 movies. ClearStream TV links up to their digital over-the-air tuner to stream live TV to 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 Apps for the Week of July 9th thru the 15th

This week there were 40 new apps and games released for the Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick. Heartland Media has released several new local news apps this week. Take a look to see if your local channel is among the ones included. Stretch has released several apps for small sports organizations that you might want to browse through. ClickSimply Kiosk is a new utility app that gives you a dead simple way to display any website on a Fire TV to use as a digital sign, and TVQue is an app that lets you send photos and videos to the Fire TV to be displayed in a queue. 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 July 2nd thru the 8th

This week there were 18 new apps and games released for the Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick. Acrom is a new side scrolling platformer game with 30 levels to try and pass. Brown Sugar is a new subscription streaming service which claims to have the largest collection of black entertainment. It offers a 7-day free trial and costs $3.99 per month after that. Dash Radio is an online streaming radio app with over 60 original live stations that are all commercial free. Airplay Receiver Pro is the latest app that lets you stream video form an iPhone or iPad to the Fire TV or Fire TV Stick. Continue on for the full list of new apps and games released in the last 7 days. Read more ›

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