New Fire TV apps of the week — April 21 – 27

This past week there were 31 new apps and games released for Amazon Fire TV devices. The first-person shooter game Cyboid has released a new free version of their game to consolidate their Fire tablet and Fire TV versions into one app. DROPOUT, which was previously only available in the UK, has released a new international app. The streaming service is from the creators of CollegeHumor and features ad-free original shows that costs $3.99 per month. Meteonews is a new weather app that allows you to customize the interface by adding various widgets. 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 14 – 20

This past week there were 51 new apps and games released for Amazon Fire TV devices. Revenge of the Furry is a new tower defense strategy game for Fire TVs, which is a genre that we rarely see released on the platform. XUMO is a new free streaming service that offers over 160 channels of news, comedy, sports, and more. REELZ, which is a TV network focused on true stories and documentaries about celebrities and infamous people, has arrived this week on Fire TV devices. Harmony Express is a companion app for the new Logitech Harmony Express Remote, which allows the remote to launch Fire TV apps.H he armony Express Remote is a shift in Harmony’s universal remote strategy because it has Alexa built-in so that you can achieve most actions using only your voice. 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 7 – 13

This past week there were 51 new apps and games released for Amazon Fire TV devices. TVcade is a collection of 40 arcade games for just $0.99. Many of the included games are replicas of well-known games, like PAC-MAN, Centipede, Tetris, and Frogger. I’m sure they’re not as good as the originals, but with so many included at this price, it’s probably worth it anyway. The Criterion Channel arrives on Fire TV devices this week. The streaming service offers a large collection of classic and contemporary films for $10.99 per month or $99.99 per year. The STAGE Network is another new service that’s now available on Fire TVs. For $4.99 per month or just under $48 annually, you get access to the entire world of theatre, featuring original series, films, live theatre, documentaries, reality shows, variety shows, talk shows, live concerts, and 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 Fire TV apps of the week — Mar 31 – April 6

This past week there were 51 new apps and games released for Amazon Fire TV devices. TMZ has added Fire TV support to their app for celebrity coverage. MagellanTV is a new documentaries streaming service that costs $4.99 per month. FilmRise has continued releasing new categories for their free content, bringing their total to 22 apps. New arrivals this week include apps for Comedy, History, Kids, and more. Speaking of kids, HooplaKidz Plus has arrived with ad-free shows and songs for kids. The service costs $5.99 per month or just under $50 if you pay for a year at once. SFTTV is a new utility that allows you to transfer files between your Fire TV, your phone, and/or your computer over you local network. Since this doesn’t require an internet connection, it should be faster than any cloud service. 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 24-30

This past week there were 37 new apps and games released for Amazon Fire TV devices. The most notable app is definitely EPIX NOW, which is the new stand-alone version of the EPIX premium network. For $5.99 a month, the app gives you access to thousands of movies and shows with no traditional TV subscription needed. The Alliance of American Football (AAF) has just released their app to watch the professional football league’s games. Zumba has released an official app that lets you purchase workout videos right on your Fire TV. FilmRise has released 4 more apps with free movies and shows to add to their growing collection of 12 apps. The new additions include a Family app and True Crime app. 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 17-23

This past week there were new 29 apps and games released for Amazon Fire TV devices. Twister Road is a new never-ending game that’ll test your reflexes by speeding up the further you get down its spinning path. 1 vs 100 is a trivia game modeled after the TV game show of the same name. Neverthink is an app that curates YouTube videos into 40+ different categories to choose from. Just pick a channel and the 100% human picked videos keep flowing. Movieland TV offers a catalogue of classic movies from the 30’s, 40’s, and 50’s. 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 10-16

This past week there were 33 new apps and games released for Amazon Fire TV devices. Circuit Crash! is a minimalistic game where you simply control the speed of your car to avoid crashing into other vehicles. The Weather Channel has just released a new ap for all Fire TV devices. You can stream their live coverage of America’s weather, but you’ll need to activate the app with a TV service provider. An Oxygen app for the recently relaunched NBCUniversal cable network has been released. It primarily offers true-crime programs for those with a TV subscription that activates the app. Gravitas Movies is a new app with over 1,000 independent films available to watch. This app is being released by Gravitas Ventures, a film distribution company, and it claims to offer a new movie every day. 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 3-9

This past week there were 47 new apps and games released for Amazon Fire TV devices. One of them is an app I released myself called Informer. You can read all about it here in more detail, but it’s essentially an app to identify your Fire TV, tell you about its specs, and tell you about all the new features added through software updates. Xite is a new music video app that offers 100 different channels to keep the music playing. MAXtv is a new IPTV app available for European Fire TV owners with both live channels and on demand content. FilmRise has released 3 more apps this week, adding to the 2 from last week. The first is a Free TV app with over 10,000 free movies and shows to watch. There’s also a SciFi and Action app from FilmRise to check out with more free content. A new File Explorer app has also been released this week to help manage your files. 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 — Feb 24 – Mar 2

This past week there were 51 new apps and games released for Amazon Fire TV devices. Each Word is a series of new word games, available in English, German, French, and Italian. You use scrambled letters to make as many words as possible to score points. When you’re done, the game shows the words you missed and their definitions to help you learn new words. Discovery Channel has released two new apps for spanish speakers, Discovery en Español and Discovery Familia, for those of you with TV subscriptions to use to activate the apps. FilmRise has just released a new Thriller app and Horror app with free movies and TV shows for fans of the suspenseful genre. TV Mirror is a new AirPlay app for iPhone and iPad owners to cast content to their Fire TVs. 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 — Feb 17–23

This past week there were 36 new apps and games released for Amazon Fire TV devices. Gladiator: Blades of Fury is a new melee fighting game with 20 fighters and 7 environments. Bike Stunt is a line-rider like stunt game with 50 levels. Locast is a new streaming service for local broadcast channels that is free and available in 9 select US cities. MVMNT TV is a streaming media network for “urban intellectuals” with hit shows from the 80’s and 90’s, as well as originals. Fans of South Indian entertainment can try Simply South with over 1,000 movies in Tamil & Malayalam. ONVIF IP Camera Monitor is a network camera viewer that just added Fire TV support. 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 — Feb 10–16

This past week there were 36 new apps and games released for Amazon Fire TV devices. Endless Truck is a race game with a never ending track. The goal is to see how far you can get before running out of fuel. There were numerous international apps released this week. For German Fire TV owners, freenet Video has brought their library of over 1,000 films and TV shows to Fire TVs. A Canada specific SiriusXM for TV has arrived this week. Middle Eastern customers may enjoy JadooTV and its hundreds of channels. Caribbean content can be found in the new Tego TV and Indian content is available through numerous new apps from Zenga. 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 — Feb 3–9

This past week there were 29 new apps and games released for Amazon Fire TV devices. Marv The Miner 3 is an older side-scrolling platformer game that has recently gained Fire TV compatibility. It has over 30 levels across 3 different environments. The Olympic Channel has arrived on Fire TV devices this week. It’s a channel run by NBC Sports and the official Olympic Committee to try to maintain year-round interest in the Olympics. You’ll need a cable subscription to activate the app to unlock all content. NewsNet is a new 24/7 national news network that “focus on the headlines, not talk and opinion.” SplashTiles seems like an interesting new app that lets you create a screen full of customizable widgets that are arranged and displayed on your Fire TV device. The views are set up remotely on splash-tiles.com and then deployed to your Fire TV device(s). 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 — Jan 27 – Feb 2

This past week there were 34 new apps and games released for Amazon Fire TV devices. TriviaMaker TV is an app that lets you create your own Jeopardy-style trivia games to run on your Fire TV device. Be careful with the new app PlexHDTV because their $29 a month IPTV subscription which includes over 70 channels, including HBO, is probably too good to be true. 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 — Jan 20-26

This past week there were 54 new apps and games released for Amazon Fire TV devices. Entrepreneur is a new free game that looks to be a modern twist on the classic Monopoly board game. It features online multiplayer that lets you go head-to-head with friends or play against strangers. INSIGHT.TV UHD is a new streaming service that has arrived on the Fire TV platform. The service produces its own action sports, lifestyle, and adventure content in 4K. It’s available for free with ads or ad-free for $9.99 annually. Football (soccer) fans in the UK may be happy to see that Eleven Sports has brought their live stream and event coverage to Fire TV devices. Cyno TV has released several more channel apps this week, bringing their total to 26 apps on the Fire TV platform, and a set of new free ambiance apps, ranging from aquariums, to fireplaces, to storms, has been released. 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 — Jan 13-19

This week there were 59 new apps and games released for the Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Cube, Fire TV Stick, and Fire TV Edition televisions. Ping Pong DX is a new free Breakout/Arkanoid clone game you may want to kill a bit of time with, and Barren Lab is a new side scrolling platformer game that looks interesting. Vidgo is a new streaming service that focuses on Soccer and Spanish channels. They offer a 25 channel plan for $20 per month and a 35 channel plan for $30 per month. There is a 3 day free trial but they’re also running a promotion that gives you your first 3 months for $10 total. Hochanda is a new TV shopping app that is essentially like QVC/HSN, but for crafts. CynoTV is a new streaming media service that has released 14 of their channels this week as individual apps. They have a wide range of topics, from sports, to cooking, to finance, and 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 Fire TV apps of the week — Jan 6-12

This week there were 33 new apps and games released for the Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Cube, Fire TV Stick, and Fire TV Edition televisions. Mr. Worm is a free game that is similar to Snake, but more simplistic and forgiving for little kids to enjoy. Bumble TV is a new streaming service that offers “over 65+ networks” for $35 a month. It provides 50 hours of Cloud DVR space for free, but more interestingly, they claim that you can replay anything back that has aired in the last 7 days without needing to have recorded it yourself. Kidsongs & Nursery Rhymes is the new official app for the Kidsongs children’s music franchise that some of you who were kids, or had kids, in the 80’s and 90’s might remember from PBS or their VHS tapes. ArtHola TV is an art sharing platform that you can use to view thousands of pieces of art from their collection or share your own art digitally with family and friends. 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 — Dec 30 – Jan 5

This week there were 23 new apps and games released for the Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Cube, Fire TV Stick, and Fire TV Edition televisions. Suby and Maladdin: Jump are a couple of new free games that are simple enough for young kids to try and enjoy. SubFire TV 2 Beta is a new client app for a Subsonic home music server. Think of it as an alternative to Plex for streaming your own media from your PC to your 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 Fire TV apps of the week — Dec 23-29

This week there were 31 new apps and games released for the Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Cube, Fire TV Stick, and Fire TV Edition televisions. 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 — Dec 16-22

This week there were 32 new apps and games released for the Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Cube, Fire TV Stick, and Fire TV Edition televisions. This Old House has released an app with free full episodes of the home improvement show. Love Nature 4K is a new streaming service with hundreds of hours of nature documentaries in 4K. Those of you into poker might wan to check out the new WatchWPT that lets you watch the World Poker Tour tournaments. 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 — Dec 9-15

This week there were 61 new apps and games released for the Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Cube, Fire TV Stick, and Fire TV Edition televisions. If you missed my earlier post about it, Sega has released a Sega Classics game bundle. For $14.99, you get 25 classic games to play in a single app. Warner Bros has released a DC Universe app this week, which is a new streaming service with original content to watch and comics to read. If you’re looking for more content to fill all the pixels on your 4K TV, take a look at the new 4K Nature Relax TV app which offers 4K HDR of nature scenes. A company called USP Studios has released several new kids content apps to add to their already large collection of kids apps. Continue on for the full list of new apps and games released in the last 7 days. Read more ›

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