Hey Microsoft: Enough With the Hipsters

Do you wear silly hats? Glasses that cover more than 35% percent of your face? Have a beard, even though you can't fully grow one? Wear jeans that fit extraordinarily well? Love coke? Then you'll adore Microsoft's Kin, in theory! » 4/13/10 4:40pm 4/13/10 4:40pm

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

Microsoft's Announcing Something On April 12th (Update: It's Project…

Microsoft's sent out invites for an event on April 12th, plastered with the phrase "It's time to share." It's double entendre about their leaked "Pink" social networking-centric phones, see!?! » 4/05/10 11:59am 4/05/10 11:59am

Leaked Documents: Microsoft's Secret Phones Coming to Verizon

After the Windows Phone 7 launch passed without so much as a mention of Project Pink, Microsoft's other new phone project started to fade into memory. Today, we can confirm: Pink's coming, and Verizon's the carrier. UPDATE: First live shots. » 3/04/10 9:40am 3/04/10 9:40am

Microsoft Turtle and Pure Dumbphones Run on Silverlight, Powered by…

With Windows Phone 7 out, everyone has forgotten about the other Microsoft handsets, the allegedly Sidekick-derived Turtle and Pure cellphones. Someone got a peek into the firmware, which confirms some of the rumors about these "not-so-dumb cellphones". » 2/16/10 10:54am 2/16/10 10:54am

How Screwed Up Is Microsoft Pink? Hint: It's Named After Pink the Singer

Another alleged insider has starting spilling—flinging?—beans about Microsoft's Pink project, enthusiastically piling the hate atop earlier claims that the project was under dire threat of cancellation, for sucking. This time, the rumors come via AppleInsider, and they get personal: » 10/09/09 11:51am 10/09/09 11:51am

Microsoft Surface Tablet Along With Turtle and Pure Pink Phones…

Oh hello Microsoft Tablet, Turtle, Pure phones! Rumors about Microsoft's Pink phones are back, along with talk of a shrunken Surface...tablet. Numerous sources are reporting that Microsoft is working independently on the tablet and the phone. » 9/21/09 11:00am 9/21/09 11:00am

Microsoft Chooses Zune's Ad Agency to Promote Zune Phone "Pink"

Advertising firm McCann Erickson has won a lucrative advertising contract with Microsoft, beating out CrispiBLAH BLAH BLAH the point is, people—Zune advertising people—are now talking on record about Microsoft's "Pink" project, and gearing up to promote it. » 7/02/09 11:10am 7/02/09 11:10am