Someone Contact Next of KIN

This will hit the top ten lists of technology that failed.


Microsoft pulled the plug on the Microsoft KIN. Microsoft will turn focus on another failure in Windows Mobile 7.

I personally thought it would have been adopted by the people over at Jitterbug. Maybe it could become the new Medic Alert Bracelet. Dr. C. Everett Coop comes on the air saying he has the KIN, then cut over to an older woman laying on the floor:

Help, I’ve fallen, but at least I can play Farmville until help arrives…

I think the biggest killer of the KIN is the monthly plan price. Maybe a new version that runs WiFi only could be a better option?

Maybe someday we’ll have a low priced smartphone that doesn’t cost that much in data plans.  Just not today

About J Powers

Podcaster, Blogger, IT Specialist. Been working in IT for over 15 years. Supported Windows 95 upon initial Launch and have worked in desktop, server and Web site support roles. Started Geekazine in 2007 and launched 5 shows from it. Speaker on many topics in Podcasting and technology. Also a musician.