Five things still missing from Amazon’s Fire TV

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I’ve been toying with Amazon’s (S AMZN) Fire TV ever since the company released the set-top box last week, and I’ve been impressed by the speed and snappiness of the device, and drawn in by games that I didn’t think would matter much for me. But there are still a few things that are missing to make this a great device. Amazon is working on addressing some of these issues, but it chose not to pursue others – which I think is a mistake.

Here’s five things that could be improved about the Fire TV:

A new Netflix app

Netflix(S NFLX) launched a whole new user interface last November, featuring bigger preview pictures, new cues to help you decide what to watch next, a better search experience and more.

Netflix launched a new user interface almost half a year ago - but on the new Fire TV, users still get the old UI. Netflix launched this new user interface almost half a year ago – but on the new Fire TV, users still…

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