The Kin Two offers some upgraded features over the Kin One, but you can get more for less with a number of Verizon's other smartphones.
The Kin One offers young people a different and fun social networking experience, but its lack of certain basic features and required monthly data plan will limit its appeal.
Could you play video and board games for 24 hours straight? CNET's Danny Gallagher did just that and kept a bleary-eyed diary as evidence for his next of kin.
Video shows beta testers complaining of the Kin's poor performance prior to the smartphone's release.
These families live thousands of miles apart, but still manage to pose together for family portraits, thanks to a Webcam, video-chatting software, and some creative wizardry by N.Y.-based photographer John Clang.
Microsoft's Kin can safely be called a tech dud, but now it's back. What's changed this time around? And has this happened with other gadgets?
The startup's technology puts sub-millimeter accuracy at user fingertips, offers control gestures like pinch-to-zoom, and promises new applications that make the Kinect and its kin look like yesterday's news.
Design studio Nervous System uses computers to simulate natural processes and create unique designs. Slime mold has inspired tableware, and now fossilized octopus-kin yield jewelry.
The company announces that third-party firm Mark/Space is the developer of the promised Mac sync software for the Kin, "Kin Media Sync," which hits stores today.
After pulling the plug on the Kin One and Two in June, Verizon has a change of heart and relists the social-centric phones for sale.