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[TC] Amazon's new device a Chromecast like device?

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Amazon is readying a game console/set top box of its own, and we’ve learned from multiple sources familiar with the device that the Lab126-produced gadget will have a form factor similar to the Chromecast, or in other words it’ll be a stick or dongle as opposed to something like the Apple TV. In addition, one source claims it should have support for streaming full PC game titles, and as such might be able to compete with consoles including the Xbox and PlayStation, instead of just Android-powered living room game devices.

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If they make it cheap like the Chromecast I could see myself getting one. Easy way to stream Prime video since they apparently refuse to release an Android app.
It would eliminate the need of a Roku all together IMO if you have both devices (Chromecast and Amazon dongle).

Apologies, forgot the source link.
Edited by Dnic41 - 3/17/14 at 1:34pm
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if it has subtitle files support then im in for sure.

I heard chromecast does not support .srt/.sub ?

PC streaming would be incredible
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I would be shocked if this thing couldn't stream from the Amazon Prime/Instant video library
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http://techcrunch.com/2014/03/17/amazon-set-top-box-game-streaming/
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Already added, sorry I had a call come in right as I was posting and spaced the link. redface.gif
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I heard chromecast does not supportgDKQOr
Edited by theorydo - 3/17/14 at 8:25pm
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