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Amazon Fire TV Wants You To Talk To It

Amazon Fire TV

Now you can ask Alexa to play TV shows and movies, launch apps, and more

Amazon today announced new Alexa voice features are coming to Fire TV, including the ability to control playback of Amazon Video and Add-On Subscription content, launch apps, access local movie show times, search local businesses and restaurants, and more—all just by using your voice. Discovering and accessing content on Fire TV has never been easier with the new Alexa playback features, plus integrated voice search across 59 content partners including Hulu, Showtime, Starz, HBO Go and more. These new Alexa features will be automatically delivered via free, over-the-air software updates in the coming weeks.

Here’s a list of things you might say into the Fire TV Voice Remote:

“Open HBO Now”

“Launch Hulu”

“Play Interstellar.”

“Watch Veep.”

“What movies are playing nearby?”

“Where is The Jungle Book playing?

“What Mexican restaurants are nearby?”

“What time does the nearest bank close?”

“Read The Nightingale.”

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Alexa with Fire TV can now do this:

  • Launch apps using Alexa
  • Play Amazon Video and Add-On Subscription content from Starz, Showtime, and more using
  • Alexa—and get even easier access to your favorite TV shows and movies
  • Find local movie show times via Alexa
  • Play YouTube 4K Ultra HD when connected to 4K TV
  • Search for local businesses and restaurants using Alexa
  • Access Kindle e-books via Alexa
  • Listen to text-to-speech enabled books from your Kindle library through Amazon Fire TV

Amazon Fire TV with Voice Remote is available now for $99.99 at Amazon.com.

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