Does Amazon’s Fire Phone have Samsung worried?
Jun23

Does Amazon’s Fire Phone have Samsung worried?

Amazon's Fire Phone arrived last week to a chorus of "that's some cool tech, but meh". Unfortunately the device has not created much buzz with the general consensus being that the device is too ugly, too expensive, the tech is cool but gimmicky, and it is just a conduit to make people shop. It is really hard to argue with such an assessment as the Fire Phone has flop written all over it, but interestingly in Korea they have a...

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Amazon Fire Phones’ 3D and Firefly
Jun18

Amazon Fire Phones’ 3D and Firefly

Amazon has finally announced its first smartphone today after the device has been rumoured for a number of years. The Fire Phone is a strange beast; not particularly good looking and only packing moderately good specs. It is however coming with a number of market first features that will at least let it stand out from the packed flagship market. 3D has long been touted for Amazon’s smartphone and indeed the company did not disappoint,...

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Amazon Fire Phone arrives with 3D features and free Amazon Prime membership
Jun18

Amazon Fire Phone arrives with 3D features and free Amazon Prime membership

Amazon has launched its first smartphone today and it is called the Fire Phone, coming alongside the company's Fire Kindle tablets. The smartphone sports a 4.7-inch IPS LCD HD display with a rubberized chassis, while the display features 590nits brightness for reading outdoors. Around the back there is a 13 megapixel camera with optimal image stabilization with sensors that track the natural shake of hands. Amazon was keen to put the...

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Amazon’s App Store flourishes on eve of smartphone launch
Jun18

Amazon’s App Store flourishes on eve of smartphone launch

Amazon has always openly admitted that its hardware exists purely to drive sales in its digital stores. That is the reason the company builds and sells its high end Kindle HDX tablets at a loss. With the company's first smartphone set to land tomorrow (with 3D) the device could once again merely be a conduit for consumers to buy goods. This time though Amazon will be more focused on apps now that its app store is a reasonable success....

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Amazon smartphone prototype leaks

Amazon entered the ereader business several years ago with the Kindle, then got into tablets with the Kindle Fire, and even jumped into the set-top box game with Fire TV. Now the company's heading towards smartphones based on newly-leaked photos of a prototype Android phone Amazon is reportedly developing. The phone is wrapped in a bulky protective case to not reveal its design, but what we can see confirms what has been written about...

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Amazon Smartphone Rumor is Back Now Two Devices Coming

The rumors use to be hot and heavy that amazon.com was going to make smart phone and than they simply died off. Well they are back and now not only are they going to make one device rumor is they are going to make two. A 3D device and lower end more affordable model. The higher end model is rumored to come with 3D user interface, eye tracking and four front facing cameras to make eye tracking more accurate. This lines up with a Wall...

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