Microsofts Kin officially discontinued

A few weeks ago the death of the Microsoft Kin line seemed imminent, with its OS and development being pushed to the WP7 corner of Microsoft’s offices. Today marks an official wake for the Microsoft Kin line as Verizon will no longer be carrying this model. Verizon confirmed the death of the Kin via Engadget, claiming ...

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Why the BlackBerry Means No More “Social Networking” Phones

We reported yesterday that the Sidekick line of phones is coming to an end, at least for now (read here). Microsoft also announced that it was ending production of its Kin smartphone (read here). What went wrong with these phones or more importantly, why is this posted in the BlackBerry section? These were “social networking” ...

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Death of your KIN?

It’s been a fun ride; you have stolen the hearts of teenagers everywhere and you are about to break them in half, ok maybe not that serious. The users involved could get over the fifteen minute delay in notification updates just as long as you kept them in the “loop”. The Microsoft kin series devices have ...

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