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Wired.com have managed to get their hands on some KIN One and KIN Two Usability Study videos, and it shows how Microsoft’s aborted feature phones/ smartphones disappointed reviewed with slow and laggy touch performance. Windows Phone 7 was of course released a bare 5 months later, and was exactly the opposite of laggy, earning a reputation of a fast and…

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There are times such as this that words cannot describe my puzzlement. It seems that PPCgeeks.com have obtained a leaked Q4 roadmap for Verizon which includes of all things, the return of the Kin Phones! This time around though, they are slated as feature phones. Engadget is confirming the return of these phones adding that the “Kin Loop” and automatic…

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We had previously declared the Kin twins death about two weeks ago, but if you stepped into stores you could still see them being sold… Not anymore. Today is the take down day of these Microsoft devices after awful sales and bad reviews (by myself included) it seems like its their time to go. There is not much I can…

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I know I am not the first to say goodbye to these devices, but since I have had them for their whole short life span, I really feel I must eulogize them. The first day I received them I was overwhelmed with excitement. I mean the device was something that made rumor headlines for a long time, and I could finally play…

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Microsoft’s KIN handsets have not exactly set the world on fire.  Part of the reason is the limited functionality of the OS. It seems Microsoft is finally getting around to addressing that issue. On Microsoft’s Social forums a moderator responded officially to a complaint by saying: Mike M. – KIN Support Moderator Hi Daisha, Your feedback has been heard –…

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The biggest hurdle the KIN One ad Two face is price, so the news that BestBuy is now discounting the social networking handsets to free from the $50 KIN One and $50 for the previously $100 KIN Two is welcome news. Unfortunately it does not address the main bugabear, the monthly recurring contract fee, which features a mandatory $29.99 data…

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One of the selling features of Microsoft’s KIN handsets, and one Microsoft feels justifies the price, is the KIN Studio, the device’s automatic back-up service.  Pocketnow has taken a closer look at the Silverlight-powered web-based service, and found the software has hidden multi-touch features and for a web-based service is surprisingly dynamic. The website is a good example of how…

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The new devices from Verizon Wireless are targeted to teens, but are they truly for teens. The new device is a great new way for “teens” to text, browse, and stay connected on Facebook, but one feature requires something teens don’t have. TO be able to use the Zune integration, you are required a Credit Card, but last I checked,…

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