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5 responses to “Microsoft to Phase Out KIN, Integrate Features in Windows Phone 7”

  1. symbolset

    No doubt Verizon is thrilled about this win and eager to back Microsoft’s next effort with lots of co-marketing dollars, shelf space and sales face time after spending many millions up front for an exclusive on Windows Phone 7. Developers and hardware partners must be lining up three deep. It’s a good thing that Microsoft funded IDC report prepared us for a boom in Windows Mobile with up to 32 million devices by next year or we might have been caught unprepared.

  2. T-Mobile Discontinues Sidekick Following KIN Phaseout |

    […] previously reported, Microsoft will roll KIN’s advances, built on Sidekick braintrust, over to Windows Phone 7. […]

  3. bog

    KIN, the fisher price of phones. I’m not surprised they quit selling them.

  4. Verizon to Halt Kin Sales In-Store Today |

    […] Verizon Following Microsoft’s decision to kill the Kin platform earlier this month and a massive fire sale after low sales (rumored to be between 500-8000 devices […]

  5. Microsoft Kin Team Moved to Windows Phone 7 Development |

    […] of the team to Windows Phone 7,  the update will now be the last for the platform, despite earlier assurances of a major update to address missing functionality when the platform was discontinued. var […]