Amazon unveils nearly hands-free streaming TV device

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There are variety of common features between the Fire TV Cube and the Apple TV 4K, including 4K HDR video, digital assistant support, Dolby Atmos support, and HDMI CEC. Power your TV on and off, change the volume, switch to different inputs, and change the cable channel-all with just your voice. Voice search is also supported, not to mention all the typical Alexa tricks, like weather forecasts, news and smart home device controls. The Amazon Fire TV Cube will feature a simple, guided setup for Alexa voice control of your devices, giving you easy access to the catalog of content now available on Fire TV.

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Footage of Fred's performance at Old Trafford have now emerged on YouTube and they show what kind of player Mourinho has signed. Fred seemed to be one of the major targets for the side and signing him this quickly can only mean good things for the club.

Because it's a Fire TV product, the Fire TV Cube connects to your TV and plays content from Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, NBC, ESPN, HBO, and more. Just say "Alexa, launch Netflix"; "Alexa, tune to CBS"; or "Alexa, find dramas".

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The Cavaliers' offense is 7.9 points per 100 possessions better in Quicken Loans Arena , and their defense is 7.4 per 100 better. The fact that Curry had help, whereas LeBron James didn't, was the story of the match and might be the story of this series.

Amazon also says that many of your favorite apps now support enhanced in-app voice controls on Fire TV, to help you navigate through content by voice, with dozens more coming by year end. A whopping eight microphones enable Alexa to hear you "from across the room", while beamforming capabilities will make sure ambient noise, "reverberation, content now playing, and even competing speech" are suppressed for ideal voice command clarity. "And, it's just the beginning". It appears that this product is the replacement for the high-end Fire TV that Amazon released back in 2015 and last year's Fire TV Stick. Advanced beamforming technology combines the signals from the individual microphones to suppress noise, reverberation, content now playing, and even competing speech to make sure Alexa clearly hears your request, even next to your TV. Amazon Echo look was made available only under Invite system.

United Nations watchdog confident of North Korea role if nuclear deal is struck
Iran insists its nuclear programme is entirely peaceful, and that its compliance with the deal has been verified by the IAEA. Europeans and Israel were, she said, "united by the goal that Iran must never get a nuclear weapon".

For convenience, Amazon will bundle the Fire TV Cube with an IR signal extender in case you have a peripheral inside a cabinet. The company has literally combined the Fire TV with the Amazon Echo and the result is a $120 Cube shaped device that bakes in Echo speaker and Fire TV (and a universal remote). Comcast, DISH and DirecTV are among the cable services that are supported at launch.

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