Avi Greengart

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First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Amazon Smartphone Faces Long-Distance Odds

Amazon has long been rumoredto be launching a smartphone, and it now appears it will do so in the second half of 2014. The e-commerce giant plans to announce the phone by July and start shipping units by the end of September,according to a Wall Street ... [Published Media Post - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Amazon phone: Forget the 3D gimmicks. It's all about the price

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. CNETAmazon's expected smartphone may come with all the bells and whistles of the world's top devices but the selling point, as with most Amazon products, will have to be its price tag.If the Seattle-based online retailing giant ... [Published CNET News - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Windows Phone's goal: Be the go-to OS for the budget-conscious

By eliminating licensing fees for the OS on devices with a screen smaller than 9 inches, Microsoft is placing a bet on rapid expansion over revenue.SAN FRANCISCO -- A Windows Phone device isn't going to topple Apple's iPhone 5 or Samsung's Galaxy S5 anytime ... [Published India Everyday - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Amazon's Fire TV Primed to Take On Apple TV, Roku

Amazon entered the set-top box market April 2 with the introduction of Fire TV. Customers love streaming video and the content from Hulu and Netflix, and they're watching it on streaming media devices, said Peter Larsen, Amazon's vice president in charge ... [Published eWeek - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Microsoft: Start menu coming back to Windows

SAN FRANCISCO -- In an apparent effort to shore up support for its Windows software, Microsoft on Wednesday announced at a developer conference here that it's bringing back the Start menu and will offer certain versions of its operating system for fr ... [Published Inside Bay Area - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Apple’s latest patent steps into high-end-camera territory

Above: A drawing from Apple's patent Image Credit: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Apple cofounder Steve Jobs wanted to reinvent photography . Today, his company took a potentially major step toward making smartphones into much better cameras, ... [Published Venturebeat - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

HTC counting on M8 smartphone to expand market

HTC Corp (宏達電) yesterday released a new version of its flagship HTC One smartphone — its latest bid to reclaim a larger share of the global mobile phone market and return to profit.The HTC One M8 runs Google Inc’s Android 4.4 mobile operating system and ... [Published Taipei Times Online - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

HTC has high hopes for One M8 smartphone

HTC released a new version of its mainstay One smartphone, a device it’s counting on to help restore profitability.The HTC One M8 features a 5-inch full high-definition screen, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 801 processor and a micro SD slot, the Taiwan-based ... [Published Seattle Times - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 15 2014 - 1 reports

Amazon Said To Be Readying a Smartphone

Amazon is reportedly moving forward on the development of a long-rumored smartphone. The company is said to have discussed the project, internally code-named Project Aria, with hardware makers.According to a report in TheInformation.com, Amazon held discussions ... [Published Mobile Tech Today - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Feb 24 2014 - Updated Feb 25 2014 - 1 reports

The newly-announced $25 Firefox OS smartphone is being heard clearly by Nokia

Source: Jolie O'Dell / VentureBeat If you’re Nokia, the news that the Mozilla Foundation has developed a $25 Firefox OS smartphone for emerging markets has gotten your attention. At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week, Nokia’s own news flood ... [Published Venturebeat - Feb 24 2014]
First reported Nov 19 2013 - Updated Nov 19 2013 - 1 reports

800,000 Galaxy Gears Sold? Not So Fast, Analyst Says

Reviews for the Galaxy Gear haven’t exactly been flattering thus far. Not only have critics slammed the watch for its high price and limited functionality, but the Gear only works with a very small selection of Samsung devices. So then, how exactly ... [Published LAPTOP Magazine: The Pulse of Mobile Technology - Nov 19 2013]
First reported Nov 13 2013 - Updated Nov 14 2013 - 1 reports

LG’s Curvy ‘Self-Healing’ Smartphone May Come to U.S.

Those seeking a smartphone with more curves may be in luck soon enough. The LG G Flex, which is among the first smartphones to sport curved display technology, is reportedly coming to AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile. LG is hitting local carriers in Korea ... [Published LAPTOP Magazine: The Pulse of Mobile Technology - Nov 13 2013]

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"Tablets were a new category and most people were buying WiFi-only versions so there was no carrier in the mix," Greengart said. "it made it so much easier for them...there was no discussion of 'how does this fit into the family plan i'm already on?'"
"they're doing what it takes to be relevant" said Avi Greengart, who covers consumer technology for research firm Current Analysis
...market and it's clear that new CEO Nadella is thinking creatively about how to rejuvenate it, Greengart said, adding that Nadella's vision "isn't about the desktop (pc) -- the vision is about thriving in a world that (microsoft) doesn't control."

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Amazon Smartphone Faces Long-Distance Odds [Published Media Post - Apr 15 2014]
Amazon phone: Forget the 3D gimmicks. It's all ... [Published CNET News - Apr 12 2014]
Windows Phone's goal: Be the go-to OS for the b... [Published India Everyday - Apr 04 2014]
Amazon's Fire TV Primed to Take On Apple TV, Roku [Published eWeek - Apr 03 2014]
Microsoft: Start menu coming back to Windows [Published Inside Bay Area - Apr 02 2014]
Apple’s latest patent steps into high-end-camer... [Published Venturebeat - Apr 01 2014]
HTC counting on M8 smartphone to expand market [Published Taipei Times Online - Mar 26 2014]
HTC has high hopes for One M8 smartphone [Published Seattle Times - Mar 26 2014]
Amazon Said To Be Readying a Smartphone [Published Mobile Tech Today - Mar 14 2014]
The newly-announced $25 Firefox OS smartphone i... [Published Venturebeat - Feb 24 2014]
800,000 Galaxy Gears Sold? Not So Fast, Analyst... [Published LAPTOP Magazine: The Pulse of Mobile Technology - Nov 19 2013]
LG’s Curvy ‘Self-Healing’ Smartphone May Come t... [Published LAPTOP Magazine: The Pulse of Mobile Technology - Nov 13 2013]
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Apple’s latest patent steps into high-end-camer... [Published Venturebeat - Apr 01 2014]
Above: A drawing from Apple's patent Image Credit: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Apple cofounder Steve Jobs wanted to reinvent photography . Today, his company took a potentially major step toward making smartphones into much better cameras, ...
The newly-announced $25 Firefox OS smartphone i... [Published Venturebeat - Feb 24 2014]
Source: Jolie O'Dell / VentureBeat If you’re Nokia, the news that the Mozilla Foundation has developed a $25 Firefox OS smartphone for emerging markets has gotten your attention. At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week, Nokia’s own news flood ...
800,000 Galaxy Gears Sold? Not So Fast, Analyst... [Published LAPTOP Magazine: The Pulse of Mobile Technology - Nov 19 2013]
Reviews for the Galaxy Gear haven’t exactly been flattering thus far. Not only have critics slammed the watch for its high price and limited functionality, but the Gear only works with a very small selection of Samsung devices. So then, how exactly ...
LG’s Curvy ‘Self-Healing’ Smartphone May Come t... [Published LAPTOP Magazine: The Pulse of Mobile Technology - Nov 13 2013]
Those seeking a smartphone with more curves may be in luck soon enough. The LG G Flex, which is among the first smartphones to sport curved display technology, is reportedly coming to AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile. LG is hitting local carriers in Korea ...
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