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[Amazon Canada] Prime Day Fire TV Stick Sale: 4K $44.99; Non-4K $27.99

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jeff1970 wrote:
Jul 12th, 2019 3:37 pm
IPTV is fairly easy with this, better than most boxes.
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haliwood wrote:
Jul 12th, 2019 3:44 pm
Anyone have suggestions to play video on USB? Would I get some sort of USB splitter to use along with the power plug?
Just keep in mind that only FAT32 formatted USB devices are recognized by the Fire TV operating system. This translates to max 4GB size for any individual file, so high-bitrate 1080p videos are no-go on Fire TV Sticks over USB (but such file size restrictions do not apply to videos streamed from the internet or from a local networked media server).
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Does this have a YouTube app? I read a while back about Google taking it off.
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JazibJ99411 wrote:
Jul 12th, 2019 4:06 pm
Does this have a YouTube app? I read a while back about Google taking it off.
Official YouTube app was just put back in.

Wished Fire stick 4k got the real Google Chromecast app because Aircast sucks.
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gr8dlr wrote:
Jul 12th, 2019 4:10 pm
Official YouTube app was just put back in.

Wished Fire stick 4k got the real Google Chromecast app because Aircast sucks.
Too many ads on the new app I find
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I have a computer hooked up to my non-smart tv. Would I benefit from getting a Fire Stick?
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dsweetlou wrote:
Jul 12th, 2019 4:43 pm
I have a computer hooked up to my non-smart tv. Would I benefit from getting a Fire Stick?
IPTV, you'll love it. Not as great for the parents... and less tech savvy folks.
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dsweetlou wrote:
Jul 12th, 2019 4:43 pm
I have a computer hooked up to my non-smart tv. Would I benefit from getting a Fire Stick?
Well, the 4K comes with a 1A USB plug (5W), so unless your computer draws less than 5W you would already benefit from less power consumption :)

I have a computer hooked up to my TV. It doesn't have a video card or processor capable of decoding 4K so my Firestick works better. Depends how powerful or what content you are trying to watch. If 4K I'm sure your computer would be drawing quite a bit of power plus you would need a keyboard or mouse to control it. I have a mini keyboard/touchpad for my computer and it is still too large to have beside me.
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daydaydream wrote:
Jul 12th, 2019 1:40 pm
is there a difference getting it from us or canada? not planning to get prime video, just watch some local video and other streaming content
Wondering this as well, though I figure you will save about $10 -$15 CDN on the 4K version, So might not be worth it unless your planning to go down the US or planning to buy alot of stuff from amazon.com to make it worth it.

I like to watch global news, I do it via firefox, has anyone tried if streaming stuff like this will work?

Also not sure how good this alexa works, but I am planning to install kodi on it, do I need some sort of keyboard?
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Great use for the 15$ Amazon photo coupon.

Is there a way to replicate the data from a stick to another one? I've configured Kodi with a few add-on.
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goldenpony wrote:
Jul 12th, 2019 1:02 pm
Works great for Kodi. I have the Shield in the Bonus Room and the 4K Fire Stick downstairs. While the Shield kills it (obvious at that price) the Fire Stick is more than enough to run Kodi.
I've always wanted to try the Shield but ended up buying the FireStick 4K instead so I'm curious as to how better it is. I only have experience with the Stick and the MyGica Android box and for Kodi and IPTV, the Stick runs smoother but otherwise, not a huge difference.
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Lukus2017 wrote:
Jul 12th, 2019 5:34 pm
I've always wanted to try the Shield but ended up buying the FireStick 4K instead so I'm curious as to how better it is. I only have experience with the Stick and the MyGica Android box and for Kodi and IPTV, the Stick runs smoother but otherwise, not a huge difference.
The shield is probably overkill for Kodi and IPTV but it is very snappy and my go to device for streaming.
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