Amazon Fire bombs

According to data from Comscore, only 35,000 handsets are in the wild.

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  1. Worst headline ever. Am I the only one who thought this was about Brazilian tribes fighting back with Molotov cocktails?

  2. Shuck says:

    Best headline ever. Molotov cellphone.

  3. SamSam says:

    It was just incredible to me from the start the insane amount of hubris that made them think this thing would work.

    "We're going to make something that's basically just 24-non-stop advertising for our store, allowing you to easily spend as much money as you can on our store at all times."

    "Wait, why would people buy that?"

    "Because they love us! The only thing people hate is that they can't buy from us even faster!"

  4. And then on top of that, making it inline with flagship phones instead of a cheap thing, when price is always one of their big takeaways with other devices. I dunno wtf amazon.

  5. Nah, I just thought they inadvertently cut off the word "Hachette" at the end.

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