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The second generation Amazon Fire TV Stick allows us all to be even cozier on the couch: The device controls the television, soundbar and receiver with the remote.

The newest version of the Fire TV Stick will likely be a featured product on Amazon Prime Day, which is slated for July 15-16. Prime Day typically features big discounts on Amazon’s line of items in addition to thousands of other products.

A big reason we like the Amazon Fire TV Stick? It has a bunch of free apps to use such as Kodi, Cinema APK, CyberFlix TV, Plex, Stremio and more.

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One app users of the Fire TV Stick may install is ExpressVPN, which is a speed optimizer. You’ll be able to choose your best server locations in order to make the stick’s apps run faster.

Amazon Fire TV Stick users may also download BeeTV, a free app that aggregates content from other on-demand services. Its biggest benefit is that it finds you the higher-quality links.

We also like the Fire TV Stick price: If you have Amazon Prime’s free shipping, the device is only $39.99. That’s a steal for something that lets you use your voice to control what it does (push the button and say, “Play ‘Friends,'” and it will call up all the episodes available on all the apps that carry the popular sitcom).

Currently, the Fire Stick is even available for same-day delivery. You can be surfing the thousands of free movies available by the end of today. (More than 500,000, actually.)

Even without the upcoming Prime Day pricing in place, Amazon is offering a combo of the Amazon Fire TV Stick plus the Amazon Echo Dot for $64.98. That’s 28% off the regular combo price of $89.98.

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People who need an upgrade may opt for the Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K for $49.99. It has all of the same features as the regular stick but with a Wi-Fi antenna design optimized for 4K Ultra HD streaming. In 2018, when the 4K stick debuted, Amazon said it was 80 percent faster than the original Fire TV Stick.

We don’t know what the price will be on Amazon Prime Day this year (though we have some ideas based on past years). But we’ve seen the regular Fire TV Stick as low as $24.99 with free shipping.