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Amazon Fire TV Recast lets you send live TV streams to your device

Amazon Fire TV Recast lets you send live TV streams to your device

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Amazon announced a new Fire TV Recast today. It’s a box that can beam shows from an antenna to your device through Fire TV. All you need to do is place the box in your home, and start streaming on your Echo Show, Spot, Fire TV, or on mobile.

A feature in the app will help you determine where to put your antenna for the strongest signal. Fire TV Recast can be integrated into the channel guide, so you could watch with Prime Video and even PlayStation Vue. You can also watch local news and shows from channels like ABC, The CW, and NBC.

Recast can also broadcast live TV to your Echo Show as recordings. You can record up to two shows at a time and stream on multiple devices. There’s also voice control built in so you can delete, schedule, or cancel recordings.

Fire TV Recast has two tuners, and a 500GB DVR, and will cost $229.99. A four tuner and 1TB DVR version is also coming on November 14th, that would let you record up to four shows at a time and will cost $279.99. Preorders are available today, and the box will ship before the holidays.