How could I have missed this? Check it out - the Amazon Fire TV is on sale for just $74.99! Immediately stop what you are doing and give a give a click or just order it.If you've been waiting for Amazon Fire to be on sale this is it!
You can read about it here in this post. Lots of folks ask me questions about it. Here are the short hand Q and A's:
1. Is it worth it? Yes. Every single penny.
2. How does it work? It's like having cable without paying a cable bill. You can watch stuff online... but on your TV.
3. But does it work? Yes. Like a dream.
4. But I have an older TV that doesn't have a USB port.... Friend, it's time for you to upgrade.
If you are still on the fence and then consider the then consider the Amazon Fire TV Stick. The sale price is just $24.99 and you seriously can't beat that with a... well, stick. We have both the Fire box and the Stick. The difference in performance is minimal but I notice it when I watch the downstairs TV with the Stick. It just takes an extra second to load but that is it.
We don't use the gaming functions but I guess people like that.
A new thing I did discovered is Amazon's Music. You can tune into tons of songs and genres using your Fire. It's fun and easy. I'm not really a 'listen to music' kind of person but I've started checking it out for background noise.
But mostly we just watch TV. But better TV. Regular TV is horrible - the ads, the selection, the quality of shows... ugh. With Amazon Fire TV we can watch what we want - on Amazon's Instant Video service, on Amazon Prime, and on the NetFlix.
We watch the NetFlix so much that Zander has his own channel. He loves the tiger and bear shows. When we are stuck inside we put on a nature show with tigers in it to keep him entertained and he just loves to watch. No really - he watches! He loves it so much we had to make his own channel with bear shows because instead of getting recommendations for gritty crime dramas... I was getting all Nature Channel shows. Now that Bubby has his own channel I'm back to getting crime shows in my recommendations.
But if you really want a reason to pull the trigger then you need to check out Amazon's award winning original content. I'm currently watching The Man In The High Castle.It's incredible. The production is good, the acting is good, the story is terrific - so much better then the crap on "regular" TV.
NetFlix also has it's own original programming and it's very very good. We can watch the NetFlix on the Amazon Fire TV - it's just another channel on the Fire TV. My other favorite channels are the CBSN Live (which is "mostly" life news) and Pluto.tv which has a ton of content.... my favorite is the "Slow TV" channel which usually has relaxing beach scenes or sometimes you are riding on a train or boat. It's just something nice to look up and see while I'm in the house working.
I have a feeling there are going to be some great online sales coming up in the next few days. Don't want to go out to shop? Just stay home... order the Amazon Fire TV and feel all your cares just melt away.....
Happy Friday everyone! I'd rather clean out the meat chickens coop and then order stuff online then go into town and shop today... good luck if you are out there!
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