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132/365 Stick of Fire

We have decided to diversify our viewing habits away from the traditional TV method. We hardly ever watch live TV these days - maybe only on Saturday nights when Strictly is on - and our Virgin TV package is getting rather expensive.

 

So, we are trying out the Amazon Fire Stick. First impressions are good, though it's taking a bit of time to get used to it. We already had a smart TV in one room, but our second TV in the back room is just a normal LCD telly. It is not greatly enhanced by the Fire Stick.

 

While I like the functionality I do think it is pretty slow for a media device. It can take quite a few clicks just to get to view something in the BBC iPlayer app, for instance, and the menus can be slow to refresh. Still, other than this I do like it as a widget for watching my shows.

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Taken on May 12, 2017