Amazon and Google have been duking it out for the previous few months, and it doesn’t appear like the 2 firms will come to an settlement anytime quickly. Earlier this month, Google introduced plans to tug its YouTube app from Amazon’s Hearth TV streaming units, together with the Echo Present, beginning on January 1. Fortunately, there’s an answer ready within the wings.
On Wednesday, Mozilla revealed its new Firefox browser app for Hearth TV with help for YouTube movies. The appliance makes it straightforward to browse the net in your tv, seek for movies, and go on to any web site by typing within the URL. It even features a shortcut to YouTube proper from the Firefox residence display screen, so that you’ll solely need to click on yet another time than you’ll have with the official YouTube app.
You possibly can obtain and set up Firefox straight out of your Hearth TV by choosing the search icon within the prime proper nook of the house display screen and looking out “Firefox,”or simply maintain down the microphone button in your Hearth TV distant and say “Firefox.” Then choose “Firefox for Hearth TV” from the record of outcomes and click on on “Get” to put in it.
You may also obtain the app from Amazon.com. Simply click on on the dropdown menu subsequent to the search bar and decide “Apps & Video games.” Seek for “Firefox” and choose the brand new app. Then be sure that the “Ship to” line on the fitting aspect of the web page is directed to your Hearth TV gadget earlier than hitting “Get” to put in it.
As soon as the Firefox app is put in all you must do is open it and click on on the YouTube icon. You’ll be watching music movies, online game streams, and previous Vine compilations very quickly.