Note, offer valid only for Amazon Students members. Not an Amazon Student? Click here to learn more about it and sign up for the program. Offer valid only on October 7, 2015
Editor's Notes & Price Research
The Amazon Fire TV allows you to connect your HDTV and stream 1080p TV episodes and movies from such media outlets (Netflix, HBO Go, Showtime Anytime, ESPN, CNN & more). The Fire TV offers a dedicated graphics engine w/ WiFi support, 2GB RAM and 8GB storage (expandable up to 128GB). Amazon Prime members also get unlimited access to Prime video and Prime music. For a full review on this unit, please head on over to Cnet - Discombobulated
Reviews so far are not as great as the previous gen but I am hoping they will work out the bugs. Per Amazon's response to the top review, they are working on pushing an update out soon that addresses the 5.1 issue.
You can still side load Kodi but there are a few kinks. http://www.aftvnews.co
Quote :There are a few conveniences that don't quite work yet as a result of Fire OS 5. For starters, reassigning an app to launch Kodi with Llama does not work anymore. Also, as we've known for a while, FireStarter's detection of the home button has issues with Fire OS 5.
EDIT// Don't forget to buy the $25 Amazon Gift card from the thread below to get $5 promotional credit. You can then apply it to your Amazon Fire TV order and save another $5.
ABOVE IS NOT RIGHT
checkout to see student discount!
This post can be edited by most users to provide up-to-date information about developments of this thread based on user responses, and user findings. Feel free to add, change or remove information shown here as it becomes available. This includes new coupons, rebates, ideas, thread summary, and similar items.
Once a Thread Wiki is added to a thread, "Create Wiki" button will disappear. If you would like to learn more about Thread Wiki feature, click here.