A Kindle Phone Won’t Set the Market on “Fire”

Published on Author Eli Fennell

Rumors continue to surround an Amazon Smartphone, allegedly to be called the Kindle “Blaze”.  It’s not just a rumor, really, it only makes sense they would do this, after all they’ve done well in e-readers and now in 7-inch tablets with the Kindle Fire.  Why not a smartphone? Some pundits automatically assume it will be… Continue reading A Kindle Phone Won’t Set the Market on “Fire”

The Kindle Fire Hurts Apple, Microsoft and Helps Google

Published on Author Eli Fennell

I’m frequently amazed by the decline of tech journalism.  Amazon’s Kindle Fire may be the finest, or most infamous, example.  Lauded by the media, site unseen, as an “iPad killer”, it was sold by media-driven hysteria to millions of users, told it was the finest tablet since the iPad.  Now that the Fire is here we… Continue reading The Kindle Fire Hurts Apple, Microsoft and Helps Google