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Worst Smartphones Of All Time

The 5 most disastrous smartphones ever released

January 1st, 2016

The rise of smartphones has been the biggest story in personal computing technology over the past decade. But while there have been a lot of high-profile hits like Apple’s iPhone and Samsung’s Galaxy Note series in that time, there have been even more misses. While this is to expected in just about every industry, there …

2015 Tech Products

7 technology products that were mercifully killed in 2015

December 30th, 2015

Out with the old and in with the new is a rather appropriate phrase to describe the fast-paced and hyper-competitive world of consumer electronics. With each passing year, new products are introduced while underperforming products and services are unceremoniously tossed aside, destined to be forgotten. With 2016 right around the corner, we decided to run down a …

Amazon Fire Phone Failure

The inside story of last year’s biggest smartphone flop

January 6th, 2015

It was obvious to just about everyone when Amazon launched its Fire Phone that the device was going to absolutely bomb. It didn’t offer any truly compelling features compared to other Android phones on the market, it was priced at $199 on contract and it was an exclusive to AT&T. All told, it was a …

Holiday Buying Guide 2014

Whatever you do, don’t buy these 3 smartphones this holiday season

November 26th, 2014

People want electronics for the holidays now more than ever, with tablets and smartphones being some of the most popular gifts to get. While seemingly everyone wants an iPhone or iPad, there are other devices that are just as good. With the National Retail Federation showing that the average person will spend more than $800 this year for …

Amazon Fire Phone Sales Numbers

The brutal numbers behind Amazon’s massive Fire Phone flop

October 24th, 2014

We’ve known for a while that Amazon’s Fire Phone is this year’s version of the Microsoft Kin or the Facebook-centric HTC First — that is, it’s a phone that is destined to go down as one of the biggest bombs in smartphone history. CNET takes a look at Amazon’s earnings report released on Thursday and …

Amazon Fire Phone Price Cut $0.99

Amazon’s Fire Phone is officially as big of a flop as the Facebook phone

September 8th, 2014

We already knew that Amazon’s Fire Phone was doing very poorly but now it’s reached a grim milestone that’s reminiscent of the HTC First, a.k.a., the Facebook phone. Per Business Insider, Amazon has now slashed the price of the Fire Phone down to just $0.99 with a two-year contract with AT&T. This price cut comes …

Amazon Fire Phone Sales

A flop for the ages: Fire Phone estimated to have sold 35,000 units at most

August 26th, 2014

As many people have predicted, Amazon’s Fire Phone looks like a flop of the first order, although we’ll never know for sure just how big of a flop it’s been since Amazon wisely won’t release sales figures for the device. To make up for this lack of concrete data, The Guardian’s Charles Arthur has done some …