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Fire TV review: Amazon's set-top box is cooking with gas

At a Glance

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  • Amazon Fire TV Amazon Fire TV
    $99.00

    Fire TV is the best set-top box for watching Prime Instant Video and other Amazon content, and it's a solid option for Netflix and Hulu Plus too.

At a Glance

Fire TV is the best set-top box for watching Prime Instant Video and other Amazon content, and it's a solid option for Netflix and Hulu Plus too.

Price when rated: $99

Pros

  • Voice search is convenient.
  • Plays games, many of them free.
  • Easy setup, with optional Ethernet and optical audio for flexibility.
  • Super fast loading, especially videos in your Amazon Watchlist.

Cons

  • Voice search doesn't search all content sources.
  • Needs some more apps, and even some Amazon-provided features weren't live on Day 1.
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