New Fire TV interface is now rolling out to 2nd-gen Fire TV Sticks — This is the last model receiving the update

Since Fire TV Smart TVs and Soundbars began receiving the new Fire TV interface yesterday, that left the 2nd-gen Fire TV Stick as the sole remaining model waiting for the updated interface. Well, Amazon has just informed me that the new Fire TV interface is now also starting to roll out to 2nd-gen Fire TV Sticks. That means that there are no Fire TV models left waiting for the updated interface, although some devices included in this latest expansion will receive it later than others. Read more ›

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Fire TV Interface Redesign may not arrive on existing devices until Early 2021

Amazon has announced an interface redesign for Fire TV devices coming later this year. The new Fire TV Stick 3 and Fire TV Stick Lite will be the first devices to get the redesign, but, according to Amazon’s developer blog, older Fire TV models might not get it until next year. Amazon’s blog post states that “the redesigned Fire TV experience will begin rolling out globally later this year, starting with the new Fire TV Stick and Fire TV Stick Lite. Additional devices will follow through early 2021.” The post also says that “exact features will vary by country,” which is no surprise since some regions don’t have access to all the capabilities, like Alexa. Amazon does say that the interface redesign “will be available in Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States.” To see the new interface in action, check out this video, and to see all the screenshots released of the new interface, see this post.

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See Amazon’s upcoming Fire TV Interface Redesign in action

Last week, Amazon announced a new Fire TV interface coming to devices later this year. Now that they’ve made their event video available to everyone, you can see the new interface in action. Amazon didn’t show off very much of the interface, but the little that they did display can be found in this 1-minute video that I’ve pieced together.

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Amazon announces redesigned Fire TV Interface

Along with the all-new 3rd-gen Fire TV Stick and Fire TV Stick Lite, Amazon has announced that Fire TV’s will be getting a completely new redesigned interface. This will be only the second time that the Fire TV interface gets overhauled and the first time since the last one in 2016. The new interface will first come to the new Fire TV Stick later this year and other existing Fire TV models soon after. Read more ›

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