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November 4, 2014

Amazon’s latest Fire TV update will please gamers


If you own Amazon’s Fire TV set top box and you enjoy an bit of gaming then today is your lucky day. Amazon has pushed an update bringing the Fire TV to version This update now allows users to play a wide range of “tablet-style” games on the Fire TV with the only catch being that you must have Amazon’s official game controller.

The update also arrives with a few other tweaks like the ability to mirror the screen of any Android device, not just those that are linked to your Amazon account. Amazon have also ensured that you will have no trouble taking your box on your next trip to the US and those visiting the UK from the US can bring their box and it will be good to go.

The update is live now and the full list of changes is below. Let us know what you think.

Whats New:

– Play tablet games on Amazon Fire TV:
You can now play tablet-style games on your Amazon Fire TV with an Amazon Fire Game Controller. Modified game controls allow for a much larger selection of games on Amazon Fire TV. To learn more, go to Play Games & Apps.

– Guest Display Mirroring:
Friends and family can now use their Fire phone, Fire HDX tablet, or Android device running 4.2 (Jelly Bean) or higher to display their screen and audio on Amazon Fire TV. The device doesn’t have to be registered to the same Amazon account as the Amazon Fire TV. To learn more, go to Use Amazon Fire TV as a Display Mirroring Destination.

– Use your Amazon Fire TV in another supported country:
With Amazon Fire TV available in new countries, you can bring your Amazon Fire TV with you when you move or travel for extended periods. Currently only supported for U.S. to UK and UK to U.S. To learn more, go to Use Amazon Fire TV in a Different Country

Via – Andorid Police

Source – Amazon

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