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Amazon's Kindle might pull in $750 million by 2010, growing from an estimated 189,000 units this year to 2.2 million in the next couple, according Citi analyst Mark Mahaney. But how does that stack up against other important gadgets in their first year of life? Silicon Alley Insider has done the hard work for us. Considering that Kindle is a gadget type that the mainstream has had no basically interest in until now (e-reader) and that it's been perpetually out of stock, it's not doing too shabby, though it's had a serious hype advantage hype over some of those gadgets. I have the feeling Kindle 2 is where it's really gonna be at.
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Lol wow I have that RAZR V3 they sold so many of those...
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wow the razr sold a lot. the iphone could of sold probably about 10 times as much if they released it with verizon and had the price at $300.
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I remember when the RAZR came out that was the hot phone.

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wow the razr sold a lot. the iphone could of sold probably about 10 times as much if they released it with verizon and had the price at $300.
The iPhone was never released for Verizon since Verizon wanted to put their UI on it.
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I wonder how the Razer sold so many. Good marketing? I heard they were pieces of crap but I never owned one myself. and LOL at the first blackberry. It looks like a pager on roids.
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I wonder how the Razer sold so many. Good marketing? I heard they were pieces of crap but I never owned one myself. and LOL at the first blackberry. It looks like a pager on roids.
They are crap. Me and my girl friend got each other one and mine failed 3 times and hers failed 2 times. Motorola replaced them no problem but if they are counting the ones they pay for to replace broken ones then yes, it makes sense that they have made that much money. If not, then think about how much they spend of replacing them.
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