Posts Tagged ‘Kindle Fire’

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A Deep Dive Into The Morgan Stanley Holiday Quarter Survey

*+-On December 16, 2012, Morgan Stanley issued the results of a consumer survey. We surveyed 1,010 US adults between November 26 and December 3 2012. The sample is representative of US individuals (18+) by gender, … Continue reading

John Kirk / December 20th, 2012
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Selling The Amazon Kindle Fire and Google Nexus 7 Is As Silly As Selling Razor Blades To Men Who Love Beards

*+-Gillette, Amazon, Google and Apple — The Gillette business model is to give away the razor in anticipation of making profits from the sale of the blades. — The Amazon business model is to give … Continue reading

John Kirk / October 25th, 2012

7 Inch Tablets Employ An Odd Definition of “Success”

*+-TROY WOLVERTON at the San Jose Mercury News, talks 7 inch tablets: Just two years ago, Apple’s late co-founder and CEO Steve Jobs mocked small-screened tablets as “tweeners” that were too little to compete with … Continue reading

John Kirk / October 21st, 2012
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Battle Of The Tablet Business Models: Lessons Learned And A Look Ahead

*+-RECAP We’ve been looking at the tablet business models of Apple, Amazon, Google, Samsung and Microsoft. Today we wrap up the series by seeing what lessons we have learned and by asking ourselves what the … Continue reading

John Kirk / October 5th, 2012
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Battle Of The Tablet Business Models: Amazon Kindle Fire

*+-RECAP We’re looking at the tablet business models of Apple, Amazon, Google, Samsung and Microsoft. Today we focus on the Amazon Kindle Fire. 2.0 Amazon Kindle Fire 2.1 WHERE DOES THE AMAZON KINDLE MAKE ITS … Continue reading

John Kirk / September 26th, 2012
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What I Like About Amazon’s Kindle Strategy

*+-For the 12 years that I have been studying the technology industry, within my role as an industry and market analyst, I have tried to understand the strategic elements of this industry that often go … Continue reading

Ben Bajarin / September 7th, 2012
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Kindle Fire Free Time and the Future of Family Computing

*+-Tablets are one of the more uniquely positioned personal computer products I have ever seen. Largely because they have aspects of personal computing traits the same way a notebook does. However, they also have a … Continue reading

Ben Bajarin / September 6th, 2012
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Android’s 7-Inch Tablet Future

*+-It wasn’t a secret that Google was going to announce a 7-inch Nexus tablet made by Asus and running Nvidia’s Tegra 3 chipset. And announce it Google did yesterday to much applause and fan fare. … Continue reading

Ben Bajarin / June 27th, 2012

Kindle Fire: The Most Divisive Product of 2011

*+-A month after its launch, Amazon’s Kindle Fire continues to be an extraordinarily polarizing product. Lots of people like it and it appears to be flying off the shelves (though it would be nice if … Continue reading

Steve Wildstrom / December 14th, 2011
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My Experience with the Kindle Fire and Nook Tablet

*+-I’d like to start this topic off by making a point. The way most reviewers review technology products is helpful for those to whom technology is well understood and non-threatening. However, I would argue, that … Continue reading

Ben Bajarin / November 21st, 2011
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The Tech.pinions Amazon Kindle Fire Review Roundup

*+-Well the reviews are out and it seems like they are mostly positive. Other than a few user interface gripes it appears most reviewers believe the Kindle Fire to be a worthy Android tablet competitor … Continue reading

Ben Bajarin / November 13th, 2011
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Analysis: How Amazon’s Kindle Fire Will Impact The Tablet Market

*+-I have been using the Kindle Fire for a while now and I am quite impressed with this new entry into the tablet space. Although one of Amazon’s major goals was to make this a … Continue reading

Tim Bajarin / November 13th, 2011
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The Kindle Fire and Nook Tablet Will Not Slow the iPad

*+-Philip Elmer-DeWitt reported on the Fortune blog about data released suggesting the potential impact of the Kindle Fire on iPad sales. The data originated from ChangeWave and points out several key findings from their survey … Continue reading

Ben Bajarin / November 9th, 2011
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7″ Media Tablets Like Kindle Fire…”Dead On Arrival”?

*+-UPDATED with Amazon Kindle “Fire” references. A few weeks ago, TechCrunch reported that Amazon’s 7″ Kindle tablet was “very real” and would ship for the 2011 holidays.  (UPDATED: Now rumored to be called “Kindle Fire“. … Continue reading

Patrick Moorhead / September 8th, 2011