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Old April 2nd, 2014, 11:50 AM   #1
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http://stream.wsj.com/story/latest-h...9/SS-2-498372/

No clue about any of the details but I'm a sucker for this kind of shit so I ordered one (with the game controller).
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Old April 2nd, 2014, 04:25 PM   #2
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I'm not buying this bullshit. They should just release an android app for prime video. iOS has one.
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Old April 4th, 2014, 10:40 PM   #3
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Their Roku channel is just about perfect. Useless!
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Just the sheer speed of this thing blows everything else out of the water. It's not even close. It's not even in the ball park.
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Already have three devices hooked to the main TV including the Roku, which instantly plays all Prime content in very, very high quality. No stutters. Then there is the Blu-Ray player, and two connected PCs. While there is device quality issues with Netflix, I still fail to see where "speed" makes this purchase worthy in any form. Please tell me what you are experiencing, OFG. This seems like nothing but a late to the game device.
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Already have three devices hooked to the main TV including the Roku, which instantly plays all Prime content in very, very high quality. No stutters. Then there is the Blu-Ray player, and two connected PCs. While there is device quality issues with Netflix, I still fail to see where "speed" makes this purchase worthy in any form. Please tell me what you are experiencing, OFG. This seems like nothing but a late to the game device.
I never said it was purchase worthy. But compared to Roku, I plugged both devices in at the same time and was watching a movie on the Fire TV before the Roku was even done booting and that doesn't take into consideration the voice search on Amazon. No more endless scrolling or remote typing on Amazon. I think the picture quality is vastly superior to Roku and Chromecast. Everything loads way faster. Plus the gaming isn't that bad. Played Sev Zero, Minecraft, The Walking Dead, and Despicable Me: Minion Rush and all played very well.
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