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Amazon releases upgraded Fire TV Stick in Germany

Tuesday 21 February 2017 | 15:57 CET | News
Amazon has launched a new model of the Amazon Fire TV Stick in the German market, featuring Alexa voice control and a more powerful processor. The new Amazon Fire TV Stick has now been integrated with Amazon's Alexa cloud-based voice service, allowing users to control the user interface through verbal commands. Amazon content can also be controlled via Alexa, for example, with phrases such as "jump two minutes ahead". The Alexa system is also able to answer user questions, such as a providing a weather report, checking traffic or creating a shopping list.

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Companies: Amazon
Countries: Germany
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