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Amazon Fire TV gets more Alexa smarts and 4K YouTube

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Geekz Snow
May 18, 2016 01:11
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Amazon has announced a host of forthcoming improvements for its Fire TV devices that ll offer greater voice commands and more 4K content.

In a press release on Tuesday, the firm announced a new range of Alexa voice commands that ll make it easier to find and play content.

Users will be able to launch apps, play content by speaking into the Fire TV remote.

More skills borrowed from the Amazon Echo speaker are also coming, including the ability to find local movie show times, read Kindle books and find local businesses.

to find out what movies are playing in theatres near you or specific movie times

YouTube 4K Ultra HD—Access YouTube s full 4K library via the YouTube.com app on Amazon Fire TV when connected to a UHD-compatible TV

Search for local businesses and restaurants using Alexa—Ask What Mexican restaurants are nearby?

to get convenient information on businesses nearby

Access Kindle e-books via Alexa—Say Read The Nightingale to listen to text-to-speech enabled books from your Kindle library through Amazon Fire TV

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