AFTVnewscast 44: Deeper Alexa Integration

If you missed yesterday’s live stream, here’s the latest AFTVnewscast episode. Thanks to everyone who viewed live and who participated by asking questions.

The AFTVnewscast is streamed live on Fridays at 1:30pm PT. You can watch all episodes on YouTube, subscribe via RSS, iTunes, Google Podcast, listen via TuneIn, Stitcher, or download the MP3 directly. Read on for the show notes and links.

Show Notes & Links

Revised software version still rootable on Fire TV Stick with Kingo Root

Launching apps and videos with Alexa is now working on the Amazon Fire TV

How to record videos and screenshots of the Fire TV and Fire TV Stick screen

Elgato HD60 HDMI capture device

HDMI Splitter

Non-Voice Remote for Fire TV and Fire TV Stick is back in stock

Non-Voice Remote on Amazon

EarthCamTV brings the first 24 hour live webcam network to the Fire TV

EarthCamTV app on Amazon

EPIX releases Amazon Fire TV app that is completely unusable

EPIX app on Amazon

Get 500 Amazon Coins ($4.75 value) plus bonuses for $1

App Deal: Doom & Destiny down from $2.99 to $0.99

Doom & Destiny on Amazon

App Deal: All 5 Grand Theft Auto games on sale — New Lowest Price for GTA:SA

All Grand Theft Auto games on Amazon

Amazon Fire TV on sale for $84.99 — Gaming and Antenna Bundles also on sale

Amazon Fire 7″ Tablet on sale for $39.99

Amazon Tap on sale for $109.99 — Lowest Price

Dozens of great movies just went on sale for $4.99 & $7.99 on Amazon Video

Video Deal: ‘The Big Short’ and other movies available for $0.99 rental

Full list of $0.99 movie rentals at Amazon

Amazon to launch new streaming music service later this year

Summary of Apple TV, Xbox, and PlayStation news from WWDC and E3

Xbox One S Console Pre-order

PlayStation VR Pre-order

Karaoke Party app with Fire TV Fling compatibility

How to get Kodi to show up on the Home Screen of a Fire TV or Fire TV Stick

Amazon’s Alexa on Fire TV help page

Amazon’s Echo help page

Sideclick Clip-on Universal Remote Review and Giveaway

PiggyBack Remote add-on for Fire TV Stick — Review and Giveaway

All App Deals

My Gear

Synology DS214 2-Bay NAS

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