What are Android TV boxes and Firesticks

As I am know for my NERD techie knowledge lol.

I have found recently that a lot of my customers have been asking me. “What are Android TV boxes and Firesticks”

So I thought it easier to write this post to answer all your questions.


What is an Android TV Box?

Android TV boxes are popular items these days and allow a user a wide range of uses from surfing the web, to streaming video straight to your TV.

These small boxes can turn any TV with an HDMI port into a smart TV with a wide range of options.

Most people use them to stream movies or TV shows from their favorite streaming sites, such as Netflix or Hulu.


How Does It Work?
A box is connected to a TV HDMI port and setup to the internet via wired Ethernet or WiFi connection.

Various Apps can be installed. For example YouTube, BBC iplayer, all the cathup TV and Kodi can be installed to stream services to your TV.

The box can be moved around the home and connected to any television with an HDMI connection.

The boxes run on Android operating systems which are open source software and free.

These boxes can offer you lots of viewing pleasure, if you are looking to purchase (approx £70) or require more information, please feel free to call me on 07595479351.


What is an Amazon Firestick?

Similar to a USB flash drive but connects into a HDMI port of your television.

Firestick do require to be connected to the mains via a plug.

Then connected to the interent  the internet via WiFi.

Various apps can be installed. For example YouTube, BBC iplayer, all the cathup TV and Kodi can be installed to stream services to your TV.

The firestick can be moved around the home and connected to any television with an HDMI connection.

Installing apps will not interfere with amazons pre loaded software.

Firesticks can offer you lots of viewing pleasure, if you are looking to purchase (approx £35) or require more information, please feel free to call me on 07595479351.


What is Kodi?

Kodi is a free software service (which is legal) that streams apps and on-demand services onto your TV.


Sean do you have a Android TV box or Firestick you use?

Yes I do and I am very happy to demonstrate.

Any questions please feel free to call me on 07595479351.

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