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Amazon Fire TV now claims more than 34M active users

Amazon’s new active user totals for Fire TV keep it ahead of competitor Roku, which last week announced that its active accounts increased by 2 million from last quarter and now total 29 million. – Ben Munson, FierceVideo » http://bit.ly/2LG759V

Consumers aren’t using the ‘smart’ part of smart TVs

Among those who have connected their smart TV, 69% use it to watch streaming content at least weekly; but a quarter (23%) stream through their smart TV only occasionally and 8% never do at all. – Michelle Clancy, Rapid TV News » http://bit.ly/2DXeXhj

Vizio starts testing SmartCast 3.0 with AirPlay 2 support

Since the platform’s adding support for the second version of AirPlay, you’ll be able beam media to multiple devices. You’ll also be able to mirror content you can’t cast, such as web pages, on a bigger screen. Meanwhile, the addition of HomeKit support means you’ll be able to control a SmartCast TV — switch it on and off, change volumes and even ask Siri to play shows — using an iPhone or an iPad. – Mariella Moon, Engadget » https://engt.co/2G4nalt
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