Amazon Fire TV has the baseline triumvirate needed for one of these boxes to work for me:
- responsive, fast internals (loads high-bitrate 1080p content in a snap)
- an RF remote
- an actually-growing, competitive “app channel” marketplace (still missing favorites like Acorn TV and Warner Archive Instant, but they’ll arrive)
Most importantly, it doesn’t stop working after an update (Apple), or suddenly decide it hates Hulu (Apple and Roku), or block content marketplaces that compete with them (like Apple does through “curation”).
If, like me, you’ve become a little disillusioned with…Read The Rest