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Amazon Fire Phone Slow To Ignite
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Thomas Claburn
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Thomas Claburn,
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8/20/2014 | 3:12:13 PM
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Amazon's focus on getting people to buy things doesn't suggest a very user-centric philosophy. 
Shane M. O'Neill
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Shane M. O'Neill,
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8/20/2014 | 5:23:48 PM
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I don't see the Fire going beyond a niche audience. It's too gimicky. Can't help but think that Bezos & company took the smartphone market too lightly.
Ariella
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Ariella,
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8/20/2014 | 9:18:48 PM
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The attempt to set up limits to make something appear more exclusive doesn't always work the way one hopes. A case in point is Google+ which initially opened by invitation only. It still has not caught up to Facebook even after dropping the invitation idea. Yes, there are other reasons why people don't join the social network, especially if they were perfectly happy on FB, but I believe that trying the exclusive route really hurt its reach.
PedroGonzales
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8/21/2014 | 4:07:19 PM
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I agree.  I think if Amazon would be haven more serious in getting into the mobile market they would have release a technology to support their business just like their nook tablet series. 
nomii
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nomii,
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8/25/2014 | 1:46:06 PM
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@Thomas there are few who always learn the hard way and I think Amzon is going to fall in that category soon  :)
nomii
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8/25/2014 | 1:48:12 PM
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@Shane I agree with you but best remedy is to wait and see. We have the exampl of samsung infront of us where once a market survivour comes out and became a market leader. We cannot out rightly discard any one.


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