Enjoyed in the USA for a while now, the Amazon Fire TV Stick is now available to buy in the UK!
A bit like the chromecast but supports Netflix and Amazon Prime / Amazon Instant Video.
Best thing, it is only £19 if you are a prime member for a limited time only. See here for details
Bring the world of online entertainment to your HDTV. Fire TV Stick is so easy to connect to an HDTV that you can move it from room to room.
Plug into the HDMI and USB port of your telly to turn it instantly into a smart TV. No unsightly box, you can use the minimalist remote or an app on your smart phone or tablet to access content.
You do NOT need an Amazon Fire Tablet to use this, there is a remote supplied
Get voice search should you upgrade remote or use a tablet as a remote.
Not just for TV and movies, you can also stream music on Spotify or play games on the big screen using the remote. (There is an optional Amazon Fire TV Game Pad used to play some games). Games range from free to paid for.
Amazon Fire TV Stick Features
Powerful performance—4x the storage and 2x the memory of Chromecast, plus a dual-core processor for fast streaming and smooth performance.Learn more
Perfect with Prime—Enjoy unlimited access to thousands of movies and TV episodes with Prime Instant Video, including Vikings, Ripper Street and original shows like Transparent
Massive selection—Watch what you want, when you want. Tens of thousands of TV episodes and movies, plus millions of songs and hundreds of games. Learn more
Effortless to set up and use—Simply plug in and start streaming in minutes. Take it from room to room and turn your HDTVs into streaming media centers.
No buffering with ASAP—ASAP learns what Amazon movies and TV episodes you’ll want to watch and buffers them for playback before you hit play.
Dedicated remote and free mobile app for easy use—With the Amazon Fire TV Stick Remote(included) or the free app for your Android and iOS phones and tablets, you have all the controls you need to easily search, navigate and play games
Connect your small screen to your big screen— Fire TV Stick lets you fling your favourite apps to your TV to free up your small screen for other uses. Or mirror your phone or tablet to your TV. Learn more
Great for gaming, too—Play favorite titles like Flappy Birds Family, Toy Story: Smash It!, Monsters University, and more great games
Voice search that actually works—Simply say what you want to watch and start enjoying in seconds with the free app or Amazon Fire TV Voice Remote (sold separately)
See how Fire TV Stick compares to Chromecast