Microsoft’s WebTV returns as Firefox for Amazon Fire TV

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Surfing the web on your television is hardly new. In fact, WebTV (later renamed MSNTV) launched over 20 years ago. If you don’t remember that device, it was essentially a box that connected to a television and let people surf the web and access email. It was marketed towards those that were adverse to buying or using a full-fledged computer, such as grandma and pop-pop. Over time, its popularity decreased, and ultimately, the service was shutdown by its eventual owner — Microsoft. Accessing a web browser on a TV-connected device remains an easy affair, but starting today, it may be…

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