Kin Studio Closing on January 31st: Kin Will Really Die Now

We thought it was weird that Verizon oddly resurrected Kin after Microsoft killed it. It doesn't matter anymore because on January 31, 2011, Microsoft's Kin Studio, the cloud that the Kin relies on to work, will close. Verizon will even give you a free 3G phone to replace your Kin. » 12/11/10 2:24pm 12/11/10 2:24pm

The Real Kin Culprit: Internal Microsoft Bickering

Theories abound as to the forces behind Kin's speedy demise. And yes, ultimately the plug got pulled because it wasn't selling well. But a theory over at ZDNet holds that spats between Microsoft's internal fiefdoms doomed Kin from the start. » 7/01/10 5:47pm 7/01/10 5:47pm

Microsoft Pink's Final Name Revealed

It's either stupidly long names like Microsoft Windows Phone Series 7 or monosyllables like Kin, the final moniker for Microsoft's Turtle and Pure Pink phones. The Kin One or the Kin Two, according to this Verizon database. [PhoneArena via 9to5] » 4/12/10 9:00am 4/12/10 9:00am