Microsoft Kin Great For Messaging, But It's No Iphone

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  • Microsoft Kin Phones Great for Messaging, But No iPhone
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  • Microsoft Kin
    Kin was a short-lived mobile phone line from Microsoft designed for users of social networking.[1] Microsoft described the phones' target demographic as men and women between ages 15 and 30.[2] It was manufactured by Sharp Corporation[3] and sold through Verizon Wireless.[4]
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  • Kin Twom Verizon and Microsoft are missing a gr ...
    To my mind the Kin Twom is a great feature phone with only two problems that really need correcting. ... Both Verizon and Microsoft have really ... Messaging: ability ...
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    Microsoft Kin Two reviews, ... Great messaging phone, ... Microsoft may be on to something with this new niche of “social phones”, ...
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  • 4 Reasons Why Microsoft's Kin Phones Failed | WIRED
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  • Microsoft Kin One (Verizon Wireless)
    Messaging and E-Mail . Messaging on the Kin One is pretty straightforward; the client allows you to view voicemails, text messages, and MMS in threaded view. When you're away from the messaging application, a quote bubble pops up on the screen when you have an incoming message. Tapping on the bubble takes you straight to the messaging thread.
    06/2/2010 - 7:54 pm | View Website
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