Amazon Will Make More Fire Phone Smartphones
Dec03

Amazon Will Make More Fire Phone Smartphones

Amazon’s Fire Phone is the flop of 2014, there is not even a contender for the crown such has been the disaster surrounding the handset. Launched as a flagship, the Fire Phone was expensive, ugly, and full of gimmicks and ways to get you to spend on Amazon. It was however a decent phone, and it is ironic that it is now a huge bargain because Amazon slashed the price to $199 unlocked and off contract. Nevertheless the Fire Phone will...

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Amazon giving away loads of apps worth $137
Sep25

Amazon giving away loads of apps worth $137

Amazon is showing some love today and has made $137 (US) of apps and games completely free on its apps store, and they are available until September 27th. The retailers has come under fire for its app store on its own devices, with some consumers citing the lack of apps as a reason not to buy Amazon hardware. Without getting into the situation too much, that is a little bit of a myth because while the overall number of apps does not...

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Amazon/HTC budget device stopped by AT&T
Sep11

Amazon/HTC budget device stopped by AT&T

The Amazon Fire Phone is not just a smartphone failure, it is shaping up to become one of the biggest tech misfires in history. That’s a shame because it is not actually a bad handset, but the decisions Amazon has made surrounding the device are laughable, whether that be poor strategy, terrible knowledge of consumer behaviour, and now it seems making terrible decisions pre-launch. A report in The Information today suggests that...

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Amazon slashes the price of the Fire Phone to $0.99 on contract
Sep08

Amazon slashes the price of the Fire Phone to $0.99 on contract

Oh dear, the news for Amazon and its Fire Phone flagship goes from bad to worse as the company revealed today that the handset is now available for $0.99 on contract or $449 off plan. If you are willing to commit to a two year deal you can get the device for under a dollar! A remarkable collapse from the $199 the handset cost on plan when it launched two months ago, while then it was available for $649 off plan. It is hard to see...

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Is Amazon’s SmartPhone on Fire or is it Just an Ember? Fire Phone Full Review
Sep01

Is Amazon’s SmartPhone on Fire or is it Just an Ember? Fire Phone Full Review

After a few years of rumour and speculation Amazon finally made good on its promise to bring a smartphone device to the market. This summer, and in typical Amazon style they brought that device with a twist dynamic perspective. The question remains is Amazon's foray into the smartphone arena worth your hard earned money? It really depends on what you are looking for out of a smartphone. Find out if it's for you in the full review...

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Amazon’s Fire Phone First Impressions
Aug07

Amazon’s Fire Phone First Impressions

A few days back I got the new Amazon Fire Phone in the mail to demo from AT&T and while I haven't used it enough to do a full review I will give you an overall impression of this device right now. Let's dive in to head shall we?  Let's start with the hardware on this device. While some reviewers knock it for being "uninspired" I rather like it. It has got some weight to it and feels sturdy in the hand, while the back is glass,...

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