April 9, 2021
Can A Universal Remote Work On An Apple TV?

Most people who own an Apple TV love it for a number of reasons, including its plethora of useful features in addition to the new ones that are being introduced by Apple all of the time. The only problem for many, however, is the remote. A lot of people wonder if it's possible to replace […]

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April 7, 2021
Can a Universal Remote Work on a Fire TV Stick?

With a Fire TV Stick, like this one from Amazon, you have access to Amazon’s streaming content, along with other apps. The convenient device came with a remote that makes it easy to navigate the on-screen interface. The remote even comes with Alexa so you can quickly find the show you want to watch. There’s […]

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April 7, 2021
How to Use an Amazon Fire TV Stick on a Non-Smart TV

Connecting modern devices to older products can often be a headache because of a lack of technological compatibility. If you have a standard TV at home, you can watch local, cable channels, and stream content with an Amazon Fire TV stick, in fact, you can even connect a 4k stick to a non-4K TV (our […]

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March 9, 2021
Can You Use A Fire TV Stick Without Wi-Fi?

Your Fire TV Stick is the gateway to all of Prime’s content and programming. For a small monthly subscription fee, you have access to thousands of hours of entertainment. All you need is a TV with an open HDMI port and batteries for the included remote. A Fire TV Stick can also be connected to […]

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February 28, 2021
HDMI Splitters vs HDMI Switches: Everything You Need to Know!

If you want to connect another gaming device to your TV, but have only one HDMI port, it can be a frustrating problem. You don’t want to swap out HDMI cables every time you play a game, so there must be an easier solution. Thankfully, HDMI splitters and switches - which we've talked about elsewhere […]

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December 10, 2020
Can a Fire TV Remote Control a Soundbar?

A Fire TV remote control makes it easy to browse through content. You can search for shows by name or scroll through the various genres. It can also turn the TV on or off if the television supports Consumer Electronics Control (CEC). You can do a lot with a Fire TV remote control, in fact, […]

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December 10, 2020
How to Control a Fire Stick With a TV Remote

A remote control can turn a TV on and off, adjust the volume up and down, and also switch between channels and inputs. In addition to having these very simple but fundamental functions, many TV remotes can also be used to control an Amazon Fire Stick, as long as you can follow a few basic […]

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December 10, 2020
How Much Power Does a Firestick Need?

The Amazon Firestick is a small device that easily plugs into the HDMI port on your TV, but in case you need more information on connectivity, we have our guide here. While the device might be small, it manages to do more than you’d expect. Your Firestick gives you access to all of Prime’s entertainment […]

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December 10, 2020
How to Control a Fire TV Stick without a Remote

The Fire TV Stick (on Amazon) is an incredibly handy device. In the streaming-stick world, the other competitors can’t really compete with the backend of Amazon, which allows all the apps you want as well as direct access to Amazon’s streaming video library. The Fire TV Stick even comes with a handy remote, although you […]

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September 20, 2020
Can You Power a Fire TV Stick with a TV's USB Port?

The Fire TV Stick 4k is an impressive piece of technology, allowing you to simplify your home theater setup by avoiding large, bulky set-top boxes. But many are annoyed to find out that it still needs to be plugged into the included AC adapter, requiring a cord draped from the TV to the wall. But […]

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