Sling TV begins streaming select events in 4K on Fire TVs, including the 2024 Paris Olympics

Sling TV has announced that it has started to stream select sporting events in 4K. The new higher resolution streams kicked off with the MLB All-Star Game a couple of days ago and will include “major games, playoffs, and championships” from the NBA, NFL, College Football, College Basketball, MLB, and U.S. Open Tennis. Sling’s next 4K content will be the round-the-clock 2024 Paris Olympic coverage on USA Network, which starts next week. Sling says there will be separate non-4K streams of the events available in 4K, so you’ll need to look for the one labeled “4K.” Sling lists the Fire TV Stick 4K, 4K Max, and the Fire TV Cube as compatible with the new 4K streams, as well as some Roku models, but does not specify if any generation models are excluded. Since the 2024 Olympics will not be streamed in 4K through NBC’s Peacock service, Sling TV’s Blue plan, which is the one that includes USA Network and NBC channels, is now one of the least expensive ways to watch the Olympics in 4K. Sling Blue costs $45 per month, but Sling is currently offering your first month for only $20.

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[UPDATED] Every Fire TV Smart TV on sale for Prime Day — Detailed breakdown of how good or bad each deal is

While the Fire TV streaming devices hit their Prime Day sale prices a week ago, many Fire TV Smart TV deals haven’t gone live until this morning. Here is the breakdown of, literally, every Fire TV Smart TV that is on sale to compare which deal is best. I’ve specified which models have hit new all-time low prices, which have matched their low prices, and which ones have been cheaper in the past, so it’s easy to see which deals are worth it and which ones aren’t. Check back often as I’ll be keeping this list updated as new deals go live. Read more ›

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Which Fire TV is worth upgrading? Comparing all old Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, and Fire TV Cube models to the current lineup

To date, there have been 14 distinct Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, and Fire TV Cube models released by Amazon. Figuring out which Fire TV model, if any, that is currently sold by Amazon is a worthwhile upgrade to your particular model is a daunting task. This guide breaks down every Fire TV model ever released and compares it to the current Fire TV offerings to help you decide if upgrading is worth the cost. Read more ›

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Shield TV on sale for $124.99 and Shield TV Pro is down to $169.99 for Prime Day

If you’re not interested in any of the Fire TV deals going on for Prime Day, but want a streaming device more powerful than the Chromecast 4K or Onn 4K Pro, your best option is Nvidia’s offerings, which are on sale as well. The Shield TV is on sale for $124.99, which is 17% off its regular price of $149.99, and the Shield TV Pro is on sale for $169.99, which is 15% off its regular price of $199.99. For the Shield TV, this sale matches the lowest price that it has ever been, but the Shield TV Pro has very rarely dropped as low as $149.99 in the past. These streaming devices were released in 2019, so they’re getting a little long in the tooth, but they were overpowered for their time, which is why they remain relevant today and continue to command a hefty price. It seems questionable if Nvidia will ever release new streaming devices at this point, but they’ve done an outstanding job continuing to support all Shield TV models, so it seems they’ll continue to do so with the current lineup.

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All Echo speaker and Echo Show deals for Prime Day compared to past sales

Prime Day deals are in full swing with all Echo speakers and smart displays on sale. Unfortunately, most deals on Echo devices this year aren’t as good as they’ve been in the past. There are only a few highlights that have dropped to new low prices, like the Echo Show 8 on sale for $84.99, which is $5 less than it has been in the past, and the Echo Pop Kids + Echo Glow bundle for $32.99, which is $7 less than its lowest past price. See the full list of Echo speakers and displays, along with how each deal compares to past sales. Read more ›

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Most Prime Day Fire Tablet deals are lower than they’ve ever been in the past — Here’s the full list

While a few Fire tablet deals went live in the lead-up to Prime Day, the majority of tablet deals became available this morning. Among them is the flagship Fire Max 11 with 12GB of storage and no ads for $159.99. That’s $40 less than it has ever been in the past. If you’re not looking to spend nearly that much, there’s the Fire HD 8 on sale for $49.99, which is half off the regular price and $5 less than it has ever been in the past. There are plenty of tablet deals at all price ranges and here’s the full list. Read more ›

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Amazon starts selling Fire TV Stick 4K & 4K Max bundled with Xbox Controller and Xbox Game Pass subscription at a discount

To coincide with the arrival of the Xbox app on Fire TV devices, Amazon is now selling Fire TV Stick 4K Bundles and Fire TV Stick 4K Max Bundles that include an Xbox controller and one free month of Xbox Game Pass ultimate. There are several controller colors to choose from and the color you select will determine how much the bundle will save you over buying each item separately. Read more ›

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Fire TV accessories on sale for Prime Day — Remotes, Speakers, Controllers, Ethernet, Cases, and more

If you’ve already snagged yourself one of the Fire TVs on sale for Prime Day or if you’re already all set with all the Fire TV models that you need, here are some Prime Day deals on Fire TV accessories. The Alexa Voice Remote Pro for $24.99 is at a new all-time low price and probably the best addition to any Fire TV. Read on for the full list of accessory deals. Read more ›

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How to identify which model, year, generation Amazon Fire TV, Stick, Cube, Edition you have – Updated July 2024

With all the different Amazon Fire TVs, Fire TV Sticks (a.k.a Firesticks), Fire TV Cubes, Fire TV Pendants, Fire TV Edition televisions, and Fire TV Edition soundbars that have been released over the years, it’s difficult for some people to figure out exactly which model, version, year, or generation device that they own. This guide will help you easily determine what you have. Read more ›

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Amazon quietly releases new Fire TV Voice Remote and the Fire TV Stick 4K gets it first

Amazon has quietly released a new Alexa Voice Remote for Fire TV streaming devices. While the new remote shares the same functionality and button layout as the old remote, it uses a slightly updated housing with sharper edges that now more closely resembles the aesthetics of the Alexa Voice Remote Pro. The battery housing of the new remote has an improved design that should do a better job of keeping the battery door securely closed, which has been an issue with the old remote. The Fire TV Stick 4K is the first model to be bundled with the new remote. Read more ›

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