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Fire Phone in Amazon's Top 10 all week, but 15% of reviews feature the word

Fire Phone in Amazon's Top 10 all week, but 15% of reviews feature the word "return"

posted: 03 Aug 2014, 21:36

All around the internet, the Amazon Fire Phone has been getting fairly bad reviews. The general consensus is that it is great for hardcore Amazon users, but not really all that good as a smartphone....

Teardown shows Amazon Fire Phone costs $205 to build

Teardown shows Amazon Fire Phone costs $205 to build

posted: 28 Jul 2014, 15:19

Any time a major new device comes out, there are two things you can expect: 1) a full teardown of the device; and, 2) a breakdown of the build cost based on that teardown. Last week, iFixit did the first teardown of the Amazon Fire Phone,...

Amazon Fire Phone teardown promises a tough time for DIY repairs

Amazon Fire Phone teardown promises a tough time for DIY repairs

posted: 24 Jul 2014, 21:29

We're still working on our review of the Amazon Fire Phone (though the general sentiment around the web is generally somewhat negative), but in the meantime, iFixit has finished its full teardown of the device and that also...

Amazon Fire Phone unboxing

Amazon Fire Phone unboxing

posted: 23 Jul 2014, 11:33

If you’ve come across Amazon’s web site in the last few days, then you know exactly what they’ve been advertising a lot of late. There should be no surprise at all to see the Amazon Fire Phone in the face of shoppers on its site, as we’re nearing the inevitable launch...

Amazon's Fire Phone to receive two exclusive games on launch, both make use of Dynamic Perspective

Amazon's Fire Phone to receive two exclusive games on launch, both make use of Dynamic Perspective

posted: 22 Jul 2014, 07:01

Amazon's Fire Phone launch is just around the corner and the company's Game Studios division has already developed a couple of games that take advantage of, and showcase, the phone's...

Amazon's first Fire Phone commercial is somewhat surprising

Amazon's first Fire Phone commercial is somewhat surprising

posted: 17 Jul 2014, 18:30

The Amazon Fire Phone will go on sale on July 25, exclusively on AT&T. Prices will start at $199 on contract...

Amazon Fire Phone hands-on

Amazon Fire Phone hands-on

posted: 16 Jul 2014, 23:14

Amazon is embarking on an ambitious quest to break into the highly lucrative smartphone market – one that’s dominated by many top-class contenders that don’t want to face another competitor. Just last month, Amazon officially unveiled its highly anticipated Fire Phone,...

The creator of Google Glass, Babak Parviz, leaves Google for Amazon

The creator of Google Glass, Babak Parviz, leaves Google for Amazon

posted: 14 Jul 2014, 09:22

Apart from kickstarting Google Glass, the optics expert also worked on Google's innovative smart lens aimed at diabetics, which measures the glucose levels of one's tears...

Best phones with front stereo speakers

Best phones with front stereo speakers

posted: 13 Jul 2014, 08:12

Today, even the average smartphone sounds pretty decent. In fact, we're seeing more and more smartphones with front-facing speakers popping up, and these, without a doubt, deliver the best listening experience one can get on a smartphone...

Poll results: Is Amazon's Fire phone a game changer?

Poll results: Is Amazon's Fire phone a game changer?

posted: 25 Jun 2014, 21:27

Amazon definitely wants the Fire phone to be as successful as its Kindle Fire tablets - though choosing to launch it only via AT&T won't really help in this regard...

Samsung and LG reportedly monitoring how Amazon's Fire phone can affect the smartphone market

Samsung and LG reportedly monitoring how Amazon's Fire phone can affect the smartphone market

posted: 24 Jun 2014, 22:25

Amazon's Fire phone will be launched on July 25 (only in the US), and it looks like other smartphone makers are already seeing it as a possible threat...

Before the Fire phone, Amazon's Jeff Bezos used a Samsung handset

Before the Fire phone, Amazon's Jeff Bezos used a Samsung handset

posted: 23 Jun 2014, 20:27

Jeff Bezos says that the Amazon Fire phone is a "really premium" device. The handset will be released next month, on July 25...

Amazon may ship 3 million Fire phones this year

Amazon may ship 3 million Fire phones this year

posted: 20 Jun 2014, 20:00

The new Amazon Fire phone will be available starting July 25, but customers can pre-order it as of this week (exclusively on AT&T)...

Is Amazon's Fire phone a game changer?

Is Amazon's Fire phone a game changer?

posted: 19 Jun 2014, 18:55

The Fire phone will be available starting July 25, and Amazon certainly hopes to make an impact with it. But will it?

Here's how the Fire Phone compares to the iPhone 5s and Xperia Z2 in terms of size

Here's how the Fire Phone compares to the iPhone 5s and Xperia Z2 in terms of size

posted: 19 Jun 2014, 07:58

We've asked for it, and the Amazon phone is now a fact. The Fire Phone, as it is called, has just been announced, and by the looks of it, most of our expectations for what the phone is going to be have...

How does the Amazon Fire Phone do its 'Dynamic Perspective' 3D magic?

How does the Amazon Fire Phone do its 'Dynamic Perspective' 3D magic?

posted: 19 Jun 2014, 06:21

The most notable feature of the new Amazon Fire Phone is something called Dynamic Perspective, a no-glasses 3D-like functionality embedded throughout the phone…

Fire on ice: 6 things that would have made the Amazon Fire a better phone

Fire on ice: 6 things that would have made the Amazon Fire a better phone

posted: 19 Jun 2014, 04:33

The Amazon Fire Phone event came and went, leaving mixed feelings regarding the handset. Though undoubtedly a very strong first foray in the world of smartphones for Amazon, some of its features left something...

Preorder the Amazon Fire Phone now; device will be shipped on July 25th

Preorder the Amazon Fire Phone now; device will be shipped on July 25th

posted: 18 Jun 2014, 16:21

Interested in Amazon's just announced handset? You can actually preorder the device right now, from Amazon (of course!). The Amazon Fire Phone is an AT&T exclusive and you can reserve the 32GB model for $199 (on...

Unlimited cloud photo storage and a year of gratis Amazon Prime ship with the Fire Phone

Unlimited cloud photo storage and a year of gratis Amazon Prime ship with the Fire Phone

posted: 18 Jun 2014, 15:44

Besides the stellar hardware specifications of the Fire Phone, and the unique 3D-like Dynamic Perspective system, Amazon throws in a bunch of enticing freebies. First off, Jeff Bezos ties you...

Amazon Fire Phone vs Sony Xperia Z2 vs HTC One M8: specs comparison

Amazon Fire Phone vs Sony Xperia Z2 vs HTC One M8: specs comparison

posted: 18 Jun 2014, 15:17

Amazon's first smartphone, the Fire Phone, is now a reality, and it's price tag of $199 unlocked puts it in a very precarious position -- it's got to prove enticing enough for consumers to stray away from established...

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