KIN Media Sync for Mac, now available from Mark/Space


At some point, we're hoping Microsoft gets the message that plenty of Mac users would like to use the Zune HD, the new KIN phone and upcoming Windows Phone 7 devices on their Mac. Thankfully, Mark/Space has partnered with Microsoft on a solution for KIN phones. Mark/Space has let us know that KIN Media Sync is available, offering KIN owners the ability to sync music, photos and … [Read more...]

Downloadable Apps Coming To KIN, Microsoft and Verizon Defend Pricing

The KIN has been the subject of sharp criticism for it's quasi smartphone positioning. It's not a feature phone, but it's not a smartphone. Right now, it's positioned as a social networking phone. Sensing the criticism, Microsoft and Verizon defended the KIN and in doing so, provided some interesing information on the future of the platform. Once Windows 7 Phone is released, … [Read more...]

KIN Now Available on Verizon Wireless


We're a little behind, with the changes around here, but in case you missed it the Microsoft KIN phones are available through Verizon Wireless online. Retail stores will begin sales on May 13th. KIN ONE is available for $49.99, and KIN TWO is available for $99.99, both after a $100 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement. Verizon requires a smartphone data plan … [Read more...]

Microsoft Drops Series, Now Called Windows Phone 7

Count us among the many who never really got the mouthful that is "Windows Phone 7 Series". It was long, confusing and didn't have a ring to it. Thankfully, Microsoft has heard the loud calls and provided a much needed change. As per their official Twitter account, the new devices will simply be known as Windows Phone 7. Simplicity. We love it. Good on you Microsoft. … [Read more...]

Confirmed: Microsoft To Introduce Windows Mobile 7 On Monday

While it's not a big suprise, it's now official. The Wall Street Journal confirms that Microsoft will use Mobile World Congress in Barcelona as the stage to introduce their new operating system, Windows Mobile 7. Rumors have the new UI (user interface) resembling the Zune HD. The new interface, codenamed Metro, will reportedly feature a revamp of the 'Start' menu. Earlier this … [Read more...]