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October 03, 2018

Emily Esposito Fulkerson

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Today, we are excited to announce two TVs, Fire TV Edition - Toshiba 4K (2018) and Fire TV Edition - Toshiba HD (2018), will be available for pre-order in Canada, exclusively at Best Buy retail locations and online at BestBuy.com.

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October 03, 2018

Emily Esposito Fulkerson

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Today, we're excited to announce the Fire TV Stick 4K, the most powerful streaming media stick available, plus an all-new Alexa Voice Remote, are available together for customers in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, India, and Japan.

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October 02, 2018

Francesco Mattia

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The experience on Fire TV requires you to think about designing for the 10-foot experience as well as taking into account different control interfaces, like a remote and voice capabilities.

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September 04, 2018

Emily Esposito Fulkerson

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We're excited to announce three new Smart TVs: the Fire TV Edition - Toshiba HD (2018), the Fire TV Edition - Insignia 4K (2018), and the the Fire TV Edition - Insignia HD (2018).

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July 31, 2018

Tom Johnson

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In the 1.0.7 release of Fire App Builder, we added a new feature that has become more relevant given the release of Fire TV Cube: voice interactivity with the media transport controls. Media transport controls refer to the play, pause, rewind, and fast-forward actions with your media player.

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July 03, 2018

Peter Heinrich

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Designing for the 10-foot experience does require that developers understand the capabilities (and limitations) of TV hardware, and to reconsider how they present information and handle user input. There are a few key design principles that apply.

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June 22, 2018

Emily Esposito Fulkerson

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For developers, this new smart TV adds yet another way to reach potential customers. When you publish on the Amazon Appstore and target Fire TV, your apps and games will be available on the Toshiba 4K Ultra HD - Fire TV Edition out of the box.

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June 21, 2018

Emily Esposito Fulkerson

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Check your doorsteps, Amazon Fire TV Cube is now shipping to customers in the United States. The hands-free 4K Ultra HD streaming media player with Alexa is available for $119.99 and ships with an IR extender cable and Ethernet.

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June 11, 2018

Guest Blogger

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This is a guest post by Ling Shi, principal software development lead at Hulu, originally published on the Hulu Tech Blog

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June 07, 2018

Emily Esposito Fulkerson

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Today, we are excited to introduce Amazon Fire TV Cube, a hands-free 4K Ultra HD streaming media player with Alexa, allowing you to control your TV from across the room.

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