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Amazon unveils $39 streaming media stick to take on Chromecast, Roku
Amazon unveils $39 streaming media stick to take on Chromecast, Roku

Amazon.com has added a second Fire TV streaming device to its lineup, announcing a $39 streaming media stick on Monday that will compete with Google Chromecast and Roku Streaming Stick. Users plug the new Fire TV Stick into the HDMI port on an HDTV to stream content from Netflix, Hulu Plus, Prime Instant Video, WatchESPN, Twitch, YouTube, Pandora, Spotify and other services.  Google Chromecast costs $35 and Roku Streaming Stick costs $50.   Amazon's stick comes seven months after the Seattle company introduced Amazon Fire TV, a streaming media box. Amazon hopes the smaller, cheaper device -- it's about the size of a pack of gum -- will entice...

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