Amazon today has announced that an enhanced version of its Silk web browser and the Mozilla Firefox web browser are now available for Fire TV owners.
Now with the Firefox and Silk browsers, customers can access the World Wide Web including popular sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo, Reddit, as well as local and international news sites, video sharing services, cloud photo sites, and other social news, sports, and entertainment content.
Using the web browsers, customers can bookmark sites, browse the web, and search the web for content. The browsers have been enhanced to work with the Fire TV remote control. Customers can also use the voice to text feature to quickly enter search terms, keywords, or websites using Alexa’s smarts.
This is an interesting addition at the juncture where Google has suggested that it would deny YouTube from Amazon’s Fire TV at the beginning of 2018. If users browse the web using Firefox, there’s no way that Google can stop it.
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