Amazon's 'Firetube' Set-top Box Reportedly Set For Holiday Launch

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October 03, 2013 AT 10:49 AM
Forget the battle for smartphone supremacy: The war for consumers' living rooms?is where the action is. 9to5Google notes that Amazon has filed a trademark application for something called "Firetube" that it suspects will be a device lets users stream content from their computers to their television sets. Furthermore, unnamed sources tell The Wall Street Journal?that Amazon is preparing to launch its own TV set-top box this holiday season that will "serve as a delivery vehicle for Amazon's existing streaming video service."? Major tech companies have been trying to chip away at the traditional television model recently by giving consumers more options for watching their favorite programs through their Internet connections instead of through pay television channels so it's not surprising