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Fire TV Gaming Edition. Photo: Amazon

Fire TV Gaming Edition. Photo: Amazon

Disappointed the new Apple TV doesn’t support 4K? Then get Amazon’s new Fire TV instead.

Two new versions of the device — Fire TV and Fire TV Gaming Edition — are here with updated internals that make them 75 percent faster than their predecessor, plus Alexa, Amazon’s own virtual assistant that is the brains behind the Echo speaker.

There’s also a new Fire TV Stick that promises the best Wi-Fi performance in a media-streaming dongle.


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The ultimate entertainment room makeover is a sign-up away for one contestant, and the epic prize features Samsung’s impressive, highly-praised 50-inch 4K LED TV!

And that’s not all! Deck out your brand new big screen with your choice of the Roku 3, Apple TV, or Amazon Fire to turn your Samsung 4K TV into an entertainment monster.

HBO Now gets even better. Photo: HBO

HBO Now gets even greater. Photo: HBO

The latest update to HBO Now on Android and iOS gives subscribers the ability to stream their favorite shows to their TV via a Chromecast. The new feature comes less than a month after HBO Now made its debut on Android following Apple’s exclusive three-month deal.

HBO Now is here. Photo: HBO

HBO Now is here. Photo: HBO

HBO Now today arrives on Android, giving fans of Game of Thrones, True Detective, and Silicon Valley a convenient way to access their favorite shows at anytime, in any place. It’s also coming soon to Google Chromecast and Amazon’s Fire TV devices.

Amazon Fire TV just got better, for free. Photo: Amazon

Amazon Fire TV just got better, for free. Photo: Amazon

Apple is trying to make Apple TV more appealing than ever with a lower price tag and HBO Now exclusivity, but Amazon announced today that it’s bringing new features to its set top box too, and they won’t cost customers a cent.

Expandable USB storage, private listening via for wireless headphones, and hotel Wi-Fi support are being added to Amazon’s TV devices. The new features will rollout to customers over the coming weeks as a free, over-the-air software update for the Fire TV and Fire TV Stick.

The list of new features includes the following:

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