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28-09-2020, 16:21   #16
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Amazon do trade-ins on old Echos. My 1st gen Echo is apparently worth £25 and has been acting up lately (planned obsolescence anyone?) so thinking of getting a 4th gen Echo for £89. They also throw in a free Philips Hue bulb which I would sell on adverts for another €15

Trade in: https://www.amazon.co.uk/EchoTrade-I...de=21261994031
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28-09-2020, 16:21   #17
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What is the point of the fire stick btw? My TV already has all the apps mentioned on the website built in?
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28-09-2020, 16:27   #18
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What is the point of the fire stick btw? My TV already has all the apps mentioned on the website built in?
Not everyone has a smart TV, and a fire stick is currently one of the cheaper ways to get said features on to a TV.
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28-09-2020, 16:29   #19
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What is the point of the fire stick btw? My TV already has all the apps mentioned on the website built in?
Not everyone in the world has the same television?
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Whats the chances of a discounted Nintendo Switch?
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28-09-2020, 16:35   #21
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What is the point of the fire stick btw? My TV already has all the apps mentioned on the website built in?
I have a smart tv and even though it’s great that it’s all built in I’m still debating whether or not to buy a stick or a box for a less clunky experience
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Are they far superior to a regular signal booster?

I have Vodafone Siro but the signal is only really good in the room the router is which is the room furthest away from kitchen table, sitting room etc. Booster in the hall helps a bit but still are times signal will drop or lag (160 sq foot house I think).

Are these worth it?
for the price theyll be great, should be able to connect one "home / base unit" and have the others connected via wifi in other parts of the house.

sort of the same as the way old dect cordless phones worked.... but for wifi.
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28-09-2020, 16:45   #23
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What is the point of the fire stick btw? My TV already has all the apps mentioned on the website built in?
Most people dont use it for the built in apps.
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Most people dont use it for the built in apps.
The firestick? So it's for people that don't have a smart TV?
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28-09-2020, 16:51   #25
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The firestick? So it's for people that don't have a smart TV?
Or people who want to watch IPTV
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The firestick? So it's for people that don't have a smart TV?
oh people also use them for getting access to some IPTV sources. Considering the questionable legalities of them they're rarely discussed here.
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Firestick for 14GBP would be sweet. Especially now that it might be important for one to run a VPN for such services ... *shifty eye emoji*
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28-09-2020, 17:05   #28
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Cool cool, I don't have a TV subscription with Sky etc as I never watch live TV(unless it's sports) so firestick would be pointless. Cheers
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28-09-2020, 17:18   #29
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What is the point of the fire stick btw? My TV already has all the apps mentioned on the website built in?
Firestick is much more versatile than your standard Smart TV imo. I have 2 Smart TVs but I have Firesticks plugged into them and use them instead.

Also, as others have mentioned, why pay €100+ for Sky tv when you can (allegedly) pay 10% of that and get pretty much every station from all over the world with IPTV (allegedly).
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Head over to the android forum, there's a thread about getting the most from the firestick. I have a smart TV but use the firestick for all smart functions.
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