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Amazon Fire TV | Unveiled

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Online retailer Amazon continues to expand its own proprietary offerings, its reach now extending to the field of Internet video streaming with a device dubbed Amazon Fire TV. Shipping as of today for $99, the Android-driven platform streams 1080P high-def video and connects to your TV via HDMI. It comes with a remote that lets you use voice commands to search for content; an available controller for video game play is priced at $39.99. On the performance front, the device features a quad-core processor and 2GB of RAM, plus dual-band, dual-antenna Wi-Fi. According to Amazon, it's three times faster than the latest set-top boxes from Roku and Apple. Hulu, Netflix, YouTube, Vimeo,, and the NBA will be among the apps available on Fire TV, not to mention Amazon's own Instant Video. Go here to learn more about Amazon Fire, as well as ordering info.