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Kin: A Conversation With Rodney Crowell

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.13.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna


After Ill-Fated Kin, No More Phones For Microsoft, Says Exec

WSJ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) is going to stick to core businesses and has no plans to develop a new smartphone device, such as its ill-starred Kin handsets,...

Microsoft Felt 'Embarrassment' Over Kin Failure | Jay Yarow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Microsoft's Kin failure sank morale at the company's Redmond campus according to an employee who emailed us after the news broke. "Embarrassment all o...

Microsoft's Dead Kin

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

Just a couple of months after it hit the market, Microsoft will kill its Kin phone. It was aimed at socially-minded teens, but teens ignored it. Some reports say that Microsoft sold as few as 500 units. That doesn't sound like a lot. 

Microsoft Promoting Its New Phone with Sext messages

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Shelly Palmer

Today's most interesting stories in technology, media and entertainment: Microsoft is promoting its new Kin phone through sexting. The company issued...

Microsoft Kin One Kin Two Launch: WATCH LIVE

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology


New Microsoft Phone, KIN, Unveiled (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Microsoft unveiled two new phones, called Kin One and Kin Two, targeted at social-media-savvy users. "Social is part of the DNA of this phone," said ...

Microsoft Kin 1, Kin 2 Phones Unveiled (PHOTOS): Details On New Microsoft Phones

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Microsoft unveiled two new phone models, called Kin 1 and Kin 2, earlier today. "Social is part of the DNA of this phone," said Microsoft during t...

Microsoft Kin REVIEW, PHOTOS: It's 'Not Smart Enough'

Huffington Post/AP | Rachel Metz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO -- The search for a cell phone starts with one big question. Should you get a smart phone that lets you customize your device with all k...