The users of iPhone and iPad had a great opportunity to save money on buying Apple TV, if it is necessary to transmit the television content to the TV screen. Instead Apple set-top box for $150 you can buy a dongle Fire TV Stick for $40 and install it to the special app with support for AirPlay.
Fire TV Stick went on sale last year and is a TV stick, designed to compete with Apple TV and Google Chromecast. It also uses to connect the HDMI port and provides streaming audio and video.
The gadget is based on the 2-core Broadcom Capri 28155, one and a half times more powerful than analog Chromecast. The volume of operative memory is 1 GB, available in 8-Gigabyte flash drive to download games and applications from the online store Amazon. The console has dimensions of 84.9 x 25 x 11.5 mm and weighs 25 g.
Amazon Fire TV Stick supports video formats: H. 264; audio: AAC-LC, AC3, eAC3, FLAC, MP3, PCM/Wave, Vorbis; images: JPEG, PNG, GIF, BMP. It is capable of outputting video at resolutions of 720p and 1080p up to 60 fps with multi-channel sound.
To turn Fire TV Stick receiver AirPlay, iPhone and iPad owners simply install on the device the app AirPlay/DLNA Receiver (PRO). As a result, users will have the opportunity to broadcast streamed video, audio and photos from your gadget on your TV screen. The Amazon device will be displayed in the menu is the same iOS as the Apple TV or AirPlay-compatible speakers.
The app costs $4.99, but works quite stable with Apple. In addition to airing content from mobile devices on your iOS gadget provides the ability to install media players, Plex, Slingplayer, Kodi, and even games like Crossy Road.