Got the Fire TV update? Cord-cutters can make the most of it with these tips – Jared Newman

As promised in February, Amazon has started rolling out a major update to more Fire TV devices.

The update significantly changes the look of the Fire TV home screen, and while it already launched in December for Amazon’s latest Fire TV Stick and Fire TV Stick Lite, it’s now arriving on the Fire TV Stick 4K, Fire TV Cube, and pendant-shaped Fire TV. (Support for the second-generation Fire TV Stick and Fire TV Edition smart TVs is coming later this year, but it sounds like Amazon’s leaving the original Fire TV Stick and Fire TV boxes behind.)

While the new Fire TV experience is an improvement overall, it might take some getting used to, and it has some new features you might not notice right away. Once you’ve got the new Fire TV experience up and running, these tips should help:

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