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Amazon fire tv stick

Discussion in 'Computers/Gadgets' started by leonsdaddy, Jun 24, 2015.

  1. SUPERFAN

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    Runs both mate, actually comes with an ethernet adapter which I didn't know, they're about €15 to buy so nice bonus.
     
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    Very nice, where you buy yours from ?
     
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    Off Amazon the other day, it was 33% off.
    Think it's back to full price now.
     
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    It's Amazon's own brand Fire TV Cube just in case anyone wasn't sure what Willie was on about. They're a great bit of kit. They've been down as low as £70 and are currently at £110 so I'd hold off for a little bit unless you find a good deal.
     
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    The Amazon Fire TV Cube is currently on sale at it's lowest price ever of £59.99 down from £109.99
     
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    That's a no brainer at that price.
     
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    I'm getting it purely so the young lad (4) can use the TV by himself. He already asks alexa to play songs, work the lights for him and what time is it oh and doing fart noises. We were woken up this morning at 5am by him telling us "Alexa said it's 5 oclock, that's not night night time, lets go downstairs"
     
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    Just thought I'd throw this in here, a great way of getting live PL football for peanuts. Signed up for it last weekend and I have to say it was spot on. Taken from boards.ie.
    I registered through the app, seemed to be having trouble with the website.

    This will suit some people. SSport+ Turkey have premiership/La Liga/Bundesliga/UFC McGregor etc/F1/WWF/MotoGP/pro bull riding/volleybalk/NFL/NBA/some movies plus catchup
    Cost is approx €2 per month or €18.50 per year. If you like the month and want a year, you cancel and resub for year when the months sub expires.
    Requirements: VPN that has turkey and the app (e.g. keepsolid VPN which is usually on offer for cheap as a lifetime package)

    a) register an account using a VPN to Turkey https://www.ssportplus.com/ or go to step 2 and do step 1 through the app
    b) use the app which you must install as an apk https://apkpure.com/s-.../com.ssportplus.dice If you don't know how to install an unknown source, google it.
    c) Using a VPN, log into the app, click on any of the padlocked video streams which will then give you the option of a package monthly vs annual. google play subscriptions will then take care of it, via US dollars. It should cost about 2.45 dollars which is about 2 euro a month.
    One user did say they got the regular card payment page to work but most of us got errors.
    You can choose English language for most events.
     
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    Damn I missed it. Its meant to be alot faster than the fire stick too.
     
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    It is indeed way faster, it's a great bit of kit, it's a fully functioning Echo device too. It'll be on sale again probably next month, just keep an eye out. Also if I notice it's on sale I'll post here too and tag you.
     
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    Just signed up to this, was very handy to do. Thanks for sharing.
     
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    Prime day so you are thinking of getting a fire stick or tv cube, today is the day. The 4K Firestick I got a while back is a serious bit of kit. Use it with projector.
     
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    fire cube for £60 is an absolute steal, if you can find a way around the uk only shipping it's well worth buying.
     
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    You can still use the UK address with An Posts Address Pal service. Takes longer though as they examine everything for customs, and you'll likely have a charge to pay, but it still works.

    Even factoring in this cost and potential customs charges it still works out a good price for a great piece of kit.

    https://addresspal.anpost.ie/how-it-works
     
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    Need to buy a firestick so looking today, can anyone who understands them advise on difference between the cube and the stickl?

    Or failing that tell me what is the best one to buy on Amazon for bang for me buck!!
     
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    the sticks are grand but since I got the cube I find my iptv loads much quicker and lags/freezes a lot less. bbc iplayer works on the cube with a vpn, doesn't on the stick (not for me anyway).
    you can't buy the cube here but Argos sell the sticks now, a couple of family members have bought the new lite stick recently and it's spot on for iptv.
    https://www.argos.ie/static/Product/partNumber/8024459/Trail/searchtext>AMAZON+.htm
     
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