Amazon Introduces a new companion DVR

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The companion app will help with the setup process so that things run as smoothly as can be, and once you've found the ideal spot, the antenna sends its signal through the Recast which then beams your local TV channels to your Amazon Fire TVs and Echo Shows. Amazon said you can pre-order it now and it will launch later this year.

Part of Amazon's deluge of products was the new Amazon Fire TV Recast.

You can find the Fire TV Recast on Amazon HERE.

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This is a box that can stream shows from an antenna to your home. The Recast, whose starting model will have two tuners and a 500GB hard drive, will then stream video to any of your connected devices. There are no monthly fees, but only one Fire TV Recast can be registered per Amazon account. The Fire TV Recast will have a programming guide (accessible through those other devices), and recording and playback is, of course, accessible via voice through Alexa-powered devices.

A Fire TV streaming media player or Echo Show. You can use the "On Now" row to view what's currently airing, or the Channel Guide and "DVR" tab to search for live shows, manage recordings, and view up to two weeks of programming.

With Fire TV Recast, you can record up to two or four shows at once, and stream on any two devices at a time, including your phone via the Fire TV app. Coming soon, you will be able to expand the built-in storage of your Fire TV Recast by connecting an external hard drive to the USB port on the back of the device.

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