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amazon fire tv stick with alexa voice remote

You can now buy the new Amazon Fire TV Stick that's powered by artificial intelligence.

The new model comes with an Alexa Voice Remote, meaning you can speak into it to control it.

It's powered by Alexa, Amazon's personal assistant that's also inside its Echo speakers.

A range of third-party devices are also controllable through it, including smart lighting and apps like Uber and Just Eat.

Why would you ever leave the sofa?

The new stick also has a new, faster processor and a new user interface that's simpler to navigate.

It costs £39.99, which is £5 more than the previous model.

The only downside? It doesn't stream in 4K. If you want the higher resolution, you'll have to shell out a bit more for the Amazon Fire TV streaming box.

The latest version of the Amazon Fire TV Stick launched in the US back in October, so it's taken its time coming to British shores.

It's on sale now from Amazon, Dixons Carphone, Argos, John Lewis, Tesco, Maplin and Shop Direct.

If you own the older mode, you'll still be able to use voice commands thanks to a software update, as long as you buy an Alexa remote. It costs £19.99.

Sky recently added voice search to its Sky Q service, though not the ability to control third-party apps.

Source: Amazon

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