Bit the bullet and got Fire Tv

Discussion in 'Alternatives to iOS and iOS Devices' started by Ezra923, Apr 4, 2014.

  1. Ezra923 macrumors regular

    Jun 8, 2012
    If it works out well my ATV2 will hit ebay but who knows.

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  2. mclld macrumors 68020

    Nov 6, 2012
    I have been reading that XBMC works on it, once I see my addons will work with it my jailbroke Apple TV 2 is going to ebay. I can sell it for enough to pay for this with some left over
  3. appledes7 macrumors 6502a

    Jul 12, 2011
    Hows the Plex app? I got a Roku because it supported Plex, but the Plex app on it sucked so I sent it back.
  4. Cnasty macrumors 68030


    Jul 2, 2008
    I will be interested to hear about this as well. I currently AirPlay from my mac to my Appletv XBMC but this would be awesome.
  5. akuma13 macrumors 6502a


    Jan 10, 2006
    I love it so far. It's the best of Roku and Apple TV (minus some obvious features). There is room for improvement and I hope amazon updates the OS frequently. I wish the 3rd party apps looked more like the Fire OS UI (Youtube is horrible navigating through). Plex works perfect for me. It plays all my movies and TV shows from my Mac mini.

    I'm thinking of selling my chromecast now.
  6. Ezra923 thread starter macrumors regular

    Jun 8, 2012
    I am very impressed with this device! Although i kinda prefer ATV UI cleaner simpler. Maybe im just used to it
  7. akuma13 macrumors 6502a


    Jan 10, 2006
    Ok my first major gripe is the lack of the "x-ray" feature for movies/tv shows. Why do i need to buy a kindle for that?
  8. ucfgrad93 macrumors P6


    Aug 17, 2007
    I think that will come in a future update.

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