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BMW Theatre Screen is a wild 31-inch 8K display for the car

BMW Theatre Screen is a wild 31-inch 8K display for the car

BMW may have shown us some controversial exterior designs in recent years, but the automaker has an upgrade for your eyes and ears inside at CES 2022 this week. For those in the rear, BMW Theatre Screen previews a vast, 8K display that could turn the cabin into a personal cinema on wheels. Meanwhile, a collaboration with Hans Zimmer brings a new EV soundtrack called BMW IconicSounds Electric to new models like the i4 and iX.

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2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee L adds a screen you never knew you needed

2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee L adds a screen you never knew you needed

Jeep is talking about some of the new technology it's fitting into the 2022 Grand Cherokee L. The automotive manufacturer is cramming new technology and connectivity into the vehicle for drivers and passengers. Jeep is also talking up new exterior colors and new styling packages available later in the model year.

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Toshiba M550KU 4K Smart TV gets Amazon’s flagship Fire TV Omni tech

Toshiba M550KU 4K Smart TV gets Amazon’s flagship Fire TV Omni tech

Toshiba has revealed its latest flagship TV, and if you liked the sound of Amazon's deep Alexa and Fire TV integration on the Amazon Omni, but prefer a more recognizable brand, this could be the 4K set you've been waiting for. Packing the same functionality as the Omni, the Toshiba M550KU LED 4K UHD Smart TV with Fire TV has a long name and a longer list of features.

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Amazon Fire TV devices are promised four years of software updates

Amazon Fire TV devices are promised four years of software updates

Software updates have become a hot topic in the Android world, especially with manufacturers using different policies. Most used to only guarantee two years of updates, both major platform upgrades and security fixes, but things have gotten a lot better these days. Samsung, for example, just one-upped Google last year by extending its promise to four years, but Amazon may have just stolen everyone's thunder by promising to support its 2016 Fire TV Stick with updates until 2025.

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TikTok arrives on Amazon Fire TV devices in US and Canada

TikTok arrives on Amazon Fire TV devices in US and Canada

TikTok, a video app made for mobile devices, has added support for an unlikely platform: Amazon Fire TV. The new support, Amazon says, will allow "the whole family" to gather in front of the television to watch TikTok videos together, assuming that's something families are actually interested in doing.

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Amazon plans Apple HomeKit and AirPlay 2 support for its own Fire TVs

Amazon plans Apple HomeKit and AirPlay 2 support for its own Fire TVs

We've known for a while that Amazon had plans to make its own Fire smart TVs, the first models of which are now rolling out to buyers. The company has revealed that it plans to add two big previously unannounced features to its latest Fire TV models: support for Apple's HomeKit and AirPlay 2.

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Amazon Fire TV 65-inch Omni Series 4K UHD smart TV Review

Amazon Fire TV 65-inch Omni Series 4K UHD smart TV Review

In the short time I've had the Amazon Fire TV Omni Series on the SlashGear review bench, I've found the hardware to be highly decent. The controller is light but solid, small but not too small to fit naturally in my hand. The TV set is large, bright, colorful, and viewable from effectively any angle.

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Amazon Fire TV adds free local news for 158 cities across the US

Amazon Fire TV adds free local news for 158 cities across the US

Amazon has greatly expanded the number of cities that have access to its free local news portal, bringing the number to 259 cities across the US. The Fire TV news portal makes it easy for anyone, particularly cord-cutters, to get local news broadcasts, providing regional weather information and other data relevant to their cities.

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Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max goes on sale today

Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max goes on sale today

Amazon is expanding its Fire TV range, with the new Fire TV Stick 4K Max going on sale today as the new flagship of the easily-installed streaming devices. Billed as the most powerful Fire TV Stick so far when Amazon revealed it last month, it supports WiFi 6 connectivity along with 4K HDR10+ streaming, Dolby Vision, and Dolby Atmos, with easy wireless surround sound options for those with select Echo smart speakers.

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Amazon Fire TV Omni and 4-Series revealed, starting at $370

Amazon Fire TV Omni and 4-Series revealed, starting at $370

Amazon started making their own smart TV sets and announced the lot for the first time this week. The Amazon Fire TV Omni Series will be released with Fire TV smart TV access, Alexa, far-field voice controls, and a variety of display sizes. There'll be Fire TV Omni Series sets in 43, 50, 55, 65, and 75-inch models, all with 4K Ultra HD (UHD) resolution.

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Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max revealed with WiFi 6, price to match

Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max revealed with WiFi 6, price to match

Amazon got today started with a bang, announcing a new 4K Fire TV Stick. This new streaming device is officially called the Fire TV Stick 4K Max, and as the name suggests, it's an upgrade to the existing Fire TV Stick 4K. Amazon says that the Fire TV Stick 4K Max is "40% more powerful than its predecessor," and while that's a rather vague claim, the new streaming stick does indeed offer some upgraded internals.

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Amazon may launch its own smart TVs in the US soon: What we know

Amazon may launch its own smart TVs in the US soon: What we know

We may see an Amazon-brand Fire TV model (or multiple models) launch in the US as early as next month, according to a new report. Amazon's alleged plans to offer smart TVs running its Fire TV platform under its own brand have been rumored for a while now, with sources claiming the project has been in the pipeline for a couple of years. Though it won't be the first time Amazon has launched its own TV, it will be a first for the US market.

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