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Internal Microsoft video shows testers trashing the Kin

Video shows beta testers complaining of the Kin's poor performance prior to the smartphone's release.

By November 19, 2012

Gallery

Skype family portraits reunite separated kin (pictures)

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.

8 Images June 28, 2012

Video

Kin One and Kin Two

When Microsoft announced the Kin One and Two in April, a lot of folks wondered about their appeal and place in the crowded smartphone space. Well, CNET finally get the social networking phones in for review so check our First Look video for the answer.

May 4, 2010

Video

The Kin One and Kin Two

The Kin One and Kin Two are new Windows Phones that center on social networking. See the Verizon handsets in action at their launch event in San Francisco.

By May 4, 2010

Article

Microsoft Kin: You Kin do it when you One and Two it

Microsoft has announced Kin, a new series of phones aimed at social networkers. The Kin One and Kin Two are the first to arrive

By April 13, 2010

Article

Kin's quiet return a rarity among failed gadgets

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?

By November 19, 2010

Article

Verizon brings back Kin One and Two

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.

By November 18, 2010

Article

Is the Kin returning to Verizon?

A rather convincing leaked road map of devices coming to Verizon shows return of Kin One and Kin Two--two failed Microsoft phones yanked from the market earlier this year.

By November 12, 2010

Review

Kin Two (Verizon Wireless)

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.

May 5, 2010

3 stars Editors' rating May 5, 2010

MSRP: $99.99

Review

Kin One (Verizon Wireless)

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.

May 4, 2010

3 stars Editors' rating May 4, 2010

MSRP: $49.99