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New phone, streaming device or home assistant? Connect with News 6 using free apps

Free apps for popular gadgets, including Amazon Echo, Roku, Apple TV and more

ORLANDO, Fla. – There's nothing quite like unwrapping a new gadget during the holidays, but it's discovering what you can really do with it that can be even more fun.

Did you unwrap a new smartphone, streaming device or home assistant this holiday season? Connect with News 6 and ClickOrlando with one of our apps! It's free and easy to do -- just search WKMG in your favorite app stores.

Whether it's keeping up with the latest headlines at the start of a new day or when winding down at the end of one, News 6 offers free apps for your favorite devices.

TELEVISION APPS

You may already watch News 6 via your antenna, cable or satellite provider, but what about on your streaming television devices?

News 6 has apps for popular streaming devices, including Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and Roku TV.

The apps feature livestream newscasts and local landmarks, on-demand viewing of the latest special features and access to coverage of some of the community's biggest events.

Check out the infographic below to learn more and to see some of the content our TV apps provide:

HOME ASSISTANT APPS

Looking for a new way to get quick updates from your favorite local news team? Just ask your home assistant device, like the Amazon Echo and Google Home.

With the device, you can ask for an update of the day's latest headlines or get the latest weather conditions. With the Alexa device, just say aloud, "Alexa, tell me the news." Or "Alexa, what's my flash briefing?"

See step-by-step instructions on how to get updates from News 6 on your Amazon devices below.

MOBILE APPS

If you already have a smartphone or have upgraded to a newer model, download the News 6 ClickOrlando app, with breaking news, weather, sports, entertainment and more. Or get the Pinpoint Weather app, with personalized weather alerts, interactive radar and 10-day forecasts.

Find download links below for iOS and Android devices, along with other apps from WKMG:

[DOWNLOAD: News 6, Pinpoint Weather apps]

There are plenty of other ways to stay connected with News 6 while at home or on the go, including connecting with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, or signing up for email newsletters. Happy Holidays from all of us at News 6!