||Mini-Microsoft: The KIN-fusing KIN-clusion to KIN, and FY11 Microsoft Layoff Rumors
||Probably the most interesting post-mortem yet.
||Feature: Post mortem: KIN‘s tragic demise
||T-Mobile kills off current Sidekicks, Kin says ‘welcome to the club’
||5 Lessons Learned From the Microsoft Kin Debacle
||I don’t think Microsoft is ready to learn any of this.
||Inform the next of KIN: Microsoft’s tween phone is no more
||The end of the Sidekick era. What a waste.
|Microsoft Is Killing The Kin
|What killed the Kin?
||For Microsoft, the Mobile Market Has No Kins-hip
||Kin One drops to $29, Two drops to $49, data plans remain silly expensive
||It’s dead, Jim.
||“RUMOR: Microsoft has only sold 500 “Kin phones. Sounds silly, even for the DOA Kin. But let’s do a straw poll: Has a…
||Microsoft prepping Yahoo, AIM, and Windows Live Messenger support for Kin?
||Best Buy now offering Kin One free, Kin Two for $50 on contract
||The wonders of subsidized markets.
||Teardown gets to the silicon heart of the Kin Two
|Microsoft Kin Two gets torn apart, reveals Sony image sensor
||Kin Media Sync for Mac syncs Kin media with Mac
||Well, that’s fresh.
||Microsoft and Verizon say Kin’s monthly pricing isn’t crazy, when you think about it
||Kin available tomorrow, but pricing may hamper adoption
||Ah, the wonders of pricing.
||Kin available online starting tomorrow, in Verizon stores on May 13
||Looks like they’re both subsidized, as usual.
|Microsoft Kin One and Two review
||Kin firmware torn apart, reveals provisioning for AT&T, T-Mobile, Fido?
||Microsoft Kin specs update: 600MHz processors, ambient sensors
||A bit more info on the hardware.
||Microsoft Kin: everything you ever wanted to know
||…milking it a bit more…
|Editorial: Engadget on Microsoft Kin
||If you don’t know what to write, poll contradictory opinions…
||feature: Microsoft KIN hands-on: Great ideas in a teeny-bop package
||Ars gets it.
|Entelligence: Think Pink – First take on Microsoft’s Kin
||Michael Gartenberg also gets it, but then again he’s probably closest to it than most.
|Why You Don’t Want a Microsoft Kin Phone
||PCWorld doesn’t, not by a long shot. This kind of piece is why most tech journalism is useless these days…
|Hands-on First Impressions of Microsoft’s Kin Phones
||I find it interesting that the article says the Spot is finicky and that the device tries to do too much at once – my impressions were precisely the opposite (i.e., the spot works fine and it’s easy to focus on what you want to do, regardless of the different visual design). It’s a phone for teens, not for techies.
|Kin is basically a Zune HD inside, can go for a weekend on a charge
||This is one of the best bits – the devices seem to be very energy-efficient, and people are tired of re-charging every day.
|Microsoft: Kin and Windows Phone 7 will share more technology over time
||The target segments are completely different, though…
||Vodafone to Bring Microsoft KIN Phone to Europe
||Yep. Gonna be business as usual, then.
||Microsoft Pink livestream page offers glimpse of Turtle, Pink name changing at launch
||Of course it’s going to change.
||Microsoft invites us to mystery event, April 12th! Update: for Pink phones?
||Yep, of course it is.