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  • Amazon Again Tries To Unload Its Fire Phones, Dropping Price To $189 Off Contract, Including Prime

    Amazon Again Tries To Unload Its Fire Phones, Dropping Price To $189 Off Contract, Including Prime

    Amazon’s Fire Phone made news this week with the backstory of why the phone flopped, and Amazon’s plans to reorganize the hardware group, Lab126, responsible for the smartphone. Now the retailer is trying again to clear the shelves of this device, selling the Fire Phone today for $189, off contract, including a year of Amazon Prime (normally $99). This is not the first fire… Read More

  • Amazon Fire Phone Gets Another Fire Sale: $199 Unlocked

    Amazon Fire Phone Gets Another Fire Sale: $199 Unlocked

    Amazon has already admitted that it priced its Fire Phone much higher than consumers anticipated, and now it’s making a significant adjustment to the device’s price tag: A fully unlocked Fire Phone now retails for $199.00, instead of $449.00. The GSM device is still U.S.-only, which means it’ll work with AT&T and T-Mobile, though not Verizon and Sprint. The $250 price… Read More

  • Amazon’s Fire Phone Product Efforts Will Continue Despite Early Stumbles

    Amazon’s Fire Phone Product Efforts Will Continue Despite Early Stumbles

    Amazon is taking the long view on the Fire phone, despite poor early sales, a huge price cut and $83 million in surplus inventory that resulted in a $170 million charge for the excess hardware and supplier costs combined. Amazon’s SVP of Devices David Limp told Fortune the big issue was a miscalculation on pricing, which later resulted in Amazon slashing the price of the device from $199… Read More

  • Amazon Drops The Price Of The Fire Phone To 99 Cents

    Amazon Drops The Price Of The Fire Phone To 99 Cents

    Because nothing says “Our new product is selling great!” like dropping its price down by 99.5% two months after launch, Amazon has dropped the price of the Fire Phone from $200 to 99 cents. Read More

  • The VP of Devil’s Advocacy Crunch Network

    The VP of Devil’s Advocacy

    In the 2013 film, World War Z, Gerry Lane (Brad Pitt) is riding through the streets of Jerusalem as Jurgen Warmbrunn (Ludi Boeken) explains how the city was able to avoid the zombie apocalypse: The tenth man. If nine of us look at the same information and arrive at the exact same conclusion, it’s the duty of the tenth man to disagree. No matter how improbable it may seem, the tenth man… Read More

  • Amazon Fire Phone Goes On Sale Today At AT&T

    Amazon Fire Phone Goes On Sale Today At AT&T

    Amazon revealed yesterday during earnings that while revenues are growing, so are losses. That’s thanks at least in part to the development and production of the Amazon Fire Phone, which goes on sale exclusively at AT&T starting today. The phone has been up for pre-order for a while, but today is the first time general consumers will get hands-on with the device. Read More

  • The Best Amazon Fire Phone Features You Won’t Get In Any Other Phone

    The Best Amazon Fire Phone Features You Won’t Get In Any Other Phone

    Today, Amazon introduced the long-rumored Fire Phone. It has the killer 3D effects that everyone anticipated. But it also has a few neat features that you won’t see in any other phone out there… Read More