Why you should NOT buy the Amazon Fire phone.
Amazon's new Fire smarphone sports some unique hardware, software and services: http://goo.gl/qXWqG7
The public has zeroed in on some of the "wow!" features, including a 3D-like interface and the ability to recognize everything from famous works of art to TV shows to random products.
The pundits have detailed the utility of these very features to Amazon for the purpose of "showrooming" -- encountering media and products in the real world, using the Fire phone's sensors to recognize them, then using the convenient "buy" button to get those products from Amazon.
I'm here to detail a third dimension, if you will, to the Amazon Fire phone -- it's the most effective device ever sold for harvesting the personal data from its owner. And until Amazon tells us all what they plan to do with all that data, we should NOT buy it.
Let's break this down: http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9249269/Why_you_shouldn_t_buy_the_Amazon_Fire_phone #amazonfirephone